Skydive Academy - Peterlee DZ

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Skydiving courses available for beginners and a continuation facility for those wishing to make further jumps. Central for the North East of England, mid-way between Tyneside & Teesside, only a short drive from Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham and Middlesbrough as well as accessible from North Yorkshire and Southern Scotland. Our Texas Turbine converted Cessna 208B regularly lifts 15 parachutists to 15,000ft up & down in 15 minutes, as well as 4 place Cessna 182 climbing to 10,000ft in 30 minutes.

The Peterlee Parachute Drop Zone has been active since 1 April 1987 and is a listed site of significant sporting interest by Sport England. National Parachuting Championships, UK Skydiving League Events and British Parachute Association Instructor Courses have all been hosted here.