Swakopmund is situated in Erogo District, at 361 km/224 mi in the west of Windhoek, Namibia's capital. The spot lies in the Namib Desert, western Namibia giving in the costal edge and facing the south Atlantic Ocean. The city is the main summer destination of the country and top spot for skydivers.
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Skydiving in Western Airport, Wiener Neustadt, Lower Austria Austria
In Wiener Neustadt, there is a lot of air sporting activity. Especially at the airport of Wiener Neustadt West (an old military airport), skydiving is being practiced almost every weekend! When the airport was operational, it was the oldest and biggest grass – only airport in Europe. In order to skydive, all you need before you jump off the plane is a brief introduction of about 30 minutes, put on your equipment and off you go!
When the aircraft reaches at a height of 14000 ft /4267 m above the ground, make a last checking on your equipment and then jump off to freedom. The free fall lasts about a minute and if you fly on a group, you have the opportunity to shape formations. While free falling, you cover almost 130 mph/209 kph which is totally nuts!
At about 4921 ft /1500 m, you or your tandem master will launch the gigantic parachute and the relaxed part of your adventure is where begins. The glide will last about 5-7 minutes and you will admire the amazing beauty of the surroundings of Wiener Neustadt. Then you will land safely and smoothly in front of loved ones and spectators.
The main season lasts from March to November but in summer you can skydive almost every day! So don’t waste any more time, book a flight now to live the experience of a lifetime.