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Start Skydiving

1711 Run Way, Middletown Regional Airport, Middletown, OH 45042-2300
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First Time Tandem Skydive. Amazing! Unforgettable!

Went to Start Skydiving for my first ever tandem skydive experience. I drove 3.5 hours despite the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Magic_Travelers
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Ohio
First time skydiving

I took my daughter skydiving for her birthday yesterday. We had the most amazing experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
joandsh
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Start Skydiving is one the top five largest and fastest growing Drop-Zones in the world and the home of the Work Stinks Boogie. We also create more new skydivers than any other Drop-Zone in the world through the professional services of JUMP Institute, which staffs over 60+ professional personnel that are all dedicated to providing you with the best training in the world. Start Skydiving's location in Middletown, Ohio features a 1.15 mile long runway that can support extra-large aircraft for special events, more than 23,000+ sq ft of hangar space, over 600+ acres of soft cut sod to land on, free world-class coaching in all disciplines from world-renown professional skydiving team, Team Fastrax, as well as numerous amenities such as our patented self-manifesting system, indoor padded and carpeted packing areas, paid packing services, clean showers and restrooms, an RV park and campgrounds with a bonfire pit, free Wi-Fi, an ATM, a huge family park right next-door, and over ten restaurants and hotels within less than a half of a mile away. If you have jumped with us before, we appreciate you sharing your experience with us by submitting a review, as your feedback is what allows us to more effectively focus our continual efforts in providing you with excellent service. If you have not jumped with us before, then what are you waiting for? Come and see for yourself why we are rated number one by skydivers worldwide and... START SKYDIVING! Blue Skies! --The Team at Start Skydiving Why pay more and get less when you can pay less and get more? -- Larger faster aircraft-- State of the art equipment -- More than 60 professional instructors -- Higher exit altitudes Only at Start Skydiving in Middletown, Ohio!
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1711 Run Way, Middletown Regional Airport, Middletown, OH 45042-2300
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Reviewed yesterday

Went to Start Skydiving for my first ever tandem skydive experience. I drove 3.5 hours despite the fact that there are several dropzones considerably closer to my home. I chose Start Skydiving, though, because of all the great reviews and the fabulous rating they have....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my daughter skydiving for her birthday yesterday. We had the most amazing experience! Stephen was my tandem partner. He made me feel so comfortable and calmed my nerves before we boarded the aircraft. He was a true professional. Santiago was my daughter’s tandem...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Santiago was my guide and did an amazing job. I never felt unsafe as I jumped out of a plane for my 18th birthday. It was a crazy experience, and I am trying to convince someone to go back with me within the next couple...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I surprised my girlfriend with a skyive for our 6 year anniversary and we both absolutely loved it! She had never been before, but I had gone 7 other times during my college days, but that has been 12 years ago. The weather was not...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steven was a great instructor! Helpful, funny, friendly and helped us have a great experience despite a 3-hour delay due to windy and cloudy weather. That's OK, there was a nice low-key grill outside since we hadn't had anything to eat that day. We drove...More

2  Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow...I am hooked on skydiving and am seriously considering taking the classes to earn my license. Today was my second tandem jump but first at Start Skydiving in Middletown, OH and everything went super smooth from setting up the jump through the jump itself. First...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

I cannot say enough great things about Start Skydiving. This was something I never thought I would do but then as I turned 50 I decided to try the tandem jump. Everyone I interacted with from initial phone calls to my getting my photos and...More

2  Thank TravelingTrowel
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Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Lots of fun. Steve was great at explaining everything to me. Had a cut away and Steve didn't negatively react and it went super smooth. Scary but very trustworthy.

2  Thank Renee P
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Reviewed April 27, 2017

Great place to go for skydiving. Just like the name, we started with skydiving from here last weekend. It was our (I and my wife) first skydive, and for that matter first extreme adventure, and it became truly memorable, thanks to the folks here -...More

2  Thank JAY M
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Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

We went to start sky diving for my bfs bday! Best date ever. I felt so safe and in control jumping out of a plane! The staff couldn't be more professional and fun. We already paid for another one. I can't wait to go back...More

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I was with a military group.. all veterans.. they had us scheduled and up in the air on schedule (when the weather permitted ) they were fantastic and would highly recommend them!!
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