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Address: 1711 Run Way, Middletown Regional Airport, Middletown, OH 45042-2300
Phone Number:
+1 513-422-5867
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Start Skydiving is one the top five largest and fastest growing Drop-Zones...

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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Awesome experience!

My wife and I went here to experience a sky dive on my wife's birthday. We were nervous about it at first but as soon as we reached , as we saw other people landing safely our... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
Kamal J
Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2016

My wife and I went here to experience a sky dive on my wife's birthday. We were nervous about it at first but as soon as we reached , as we saw other people landing safely our confidence grew. The online waiver signing was long and scary but that is a trade off you have to make to enjoy this... More 

Thank Kamal J
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

I had a fantastic experience today and I wanted to make sure to share how awesome I think Start Skydiving is!! From our check-in, to getting our videos back, I cannot adequately express what an awesome time both my son and I had! I am sure there is no place more perfect for a first skydiving memory (and it won't... More 

Thank Sara365_13
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

These guys are ALL the BEST!!!.. rated #5 in the world, and I can see why!.. they are soo professional, caring and willing to work with you... Had an amazing time this past weekend with a bunch of vets... Look forward to making my way back there again!

Thank Jamie P
North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We were treated to a weekend getaway by "warriors at home group trying to bring awareness and prevention of veterans sucide. The skydiving was the highlight of the trip. The hangers are so clean and professional. We did tandom skydive and the guys are so much fun and are so profession that you feel very safe. Great place and great... More 

Thank Dawn S
Middletown, Ohio
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

I love to see these people do their skydiving. They did a 911 jump with the American a Flags that brought tears to my eyes. A must see

Thank da120757
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

I went with my boyfriend and this place was great! the plane ride up was the scariest part. My tandem partner was mat and he was the best! he was very reassuring and calmed me down many times. he always kept me aware of what was going on and what i needed to do and prepare for! he was by... More 

Thank Amandags3
Dayton, Ohio
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

The fall out of the plane is the most exhilarating part. It's a sudden 'oh, no, there's no going back!!' Second time to jump tandem was as great as the first. Maybe better as we were free falling quite a bit longer and I knew what to expect. Phil was my instructor both times and did a super job! Gave... More 

Thank Janetoptimist
Westfield, Indiana
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Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Awesome awesome aaaaaand awesome! These people know how to have a good time & make your skydiving experience spectacular!!!

Thank Suzy_Quesie
Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

Start Skydiving is my #1 pick for any of my skydiving needs. The people of Start are some of the most friendly and unique of all drop zones. The knowledge that the staff has is top of the line and the views, oh the views are just what you'd want them to be, HUGE landing area! I will be back!

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Reviewed 22 July 2014

When you go through life changing situations, sometimes you just want to do something crazy... in our case that meant jumping out of a perfectly good airplane. What an amazing experience we had at Start Skydiving!!!! The staff was friendly and helpful, the jump was out of this world! We both purchased the picture and video package since it was... More 

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