Skydiving Articles and Information
Have you been bitten by the skydiving bug? Looking for more information about this amazing sport? You've come to the right place.
What you're experiencing is what we've all been through... it's addictive! This section of our website is our designated spot for our professional skydiving Kansas City instructors to share their knowledge with you! We are here to help and share information.
If you have a skydiving question not covered below, please feel free to contact us or visit our faq's page for further information.
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Why Choose Us?
Skydive Kansas City isn't the only dropzone in KCMO, but we stand out from the crowd because of our deep commitment to our sport and our passion for sharing it. We put our heart and soul into making the Skydive KC experience like no other, going above and beyond to deliver stellar customer service, and making memories to last a lifetime. We want everyone we are privileged to jump with - whether they're with us for their first jump or their 500th - to feel comfortable, confident and empowered to accomplish the extraordinary!
Why choose us? Simply said: because we care.March 1, 2022
Updated COVID-19 Operating Procedures
Skydive KC is pleased to announce that we will be resuming skydiving operations beginning May 16th, 2020. In accordance with the guidelines set forth in Missouri's Show Me Strong Recovery Plan, we have reviewed our standard operating procedures and have made modifications we believe are necessary to help ensure the well-being of our guests, team members and community. We ask that all of our students, guests, and fun jumpers please take a moment to review our updated guidelines prior to visiting the dropzone.May 4, 2020
2019 Holiday Sale
Happy Holidays from all of us at Skydive KC! We're pleased to offer a special holiday promotion for those looking to give a truly unique gift this year - SKYDIVING! Purchase a 14,000' Tandem Skydiving Gift Certificate for the 2020 skydiving season for the rate of $189 (normally, $210).December 9, 2019
Skydive Kansas City Acquires a New Plane!
The new addition is being added to an already impressive jump fleet of a Beechcraft C-90 King Air and 2 Cessna 182's, making this the largest fleet of skydiving aircraft int his region.September 22, 2017
How Can The Weather Affect My Skydiving Day?
It's not just bad weather that can affect your skydiving day. Hotter weather or brighter weather also changes your experience. Here are our tips on how to make the most of your day, whatever the weather!June 26, 2017
BUYER BEWARE: Not All Is As It Appears
Beware of group reservation discounts through third party websites. Maybe best to book directly through your desired dropzone.June 7, 2017
Skydiving as Therapy
Skydiving isn't just an amazing experience. It can change your life. No matter what your reason for doing it, find out how skydiving can be used as therapy here.May 24, 2017
Fastest Plane in the Biz: The King Air
We chose the King Air because it adds something important to the rest of the list of turbine aircraft qualities - and, it's fast.May 10, 2017
Meet Chris Hall, Skydive KC’s Owner
It's safe to say that skydiving has been deeply embedded in Chris Hall's DNA. It was no surprise to anyone that Chris would make a career in skydiving--and clear to see why Chris strives to maintain one of the best skydiving centers in America.April 26, 2017
Why Choose Us for Skydiving in Missouri
We know we're not the only option available to people thinking of skydiving in Missouri. Here are a few reasons why we think you should choose us.September 26, 2016
The Dangers of Booking the Lowest Price Skydive
Used to buying based on price? You may want to think twice before booking the lowest-priced tandem skydiving center in Kansas City.September 21, 2016
Your Skydiving FAQs Answered
Getting ready for your first time skydiving experience? Skydive Kansas City has got you covered. Here we answer frequently asked questions and provide top tandem skydiving tips.August 29, 2016
Why is Skydiving So Addictive?
Skydiving is an incredibly addictive sport. Each year, we welcome thousands of first-time jumpers at Skydive Kansas City, many of whom choose to return to jump again. Here, we look at what makes skydiving so addictive and why so many people take it up as a hobby.August 16, 2016
Top 4 Things To Do in Kansas City
If you're coming into town and you're looking for stuff to do (beyond, y'know, getting suited up and freewheeling through the wild blue yonder with us at Skydive Kansas City), fear not--we've got a couple of ideas.July 20, 2016
Tandem Skydiving: What To Know Before You Go!
Considering a tandem skydive? Don't be caught unawares. These tips are valid whether you are skydiving Kansas City or anywhere else (though we hope you'll make it out to our neck of the woods)!July 11, 2016
Skydiving KC? Top 10 Reasons to Choose Us
Whether you're jumping for the first time or you've been skydiving for years, Skydive Kansas City has a lot to offer. Here are 10 reasons to choose us for skydiving KC!June 28, 2016
Skydiving Kansas City: Buyer Beware!
Did you know that in Missouri and across the US there are many third party booking sites posing as dropzones? Before you book a tandem skydive, here are some important tips you should know!June 7, 2016
Skydiving Kansas City? Why We Don't GroupOn
The reason we don't offer GroupOn's and other daily deals like Livingsocial is because we believe the cons outweigh the pros for both our guests and our business.April 13, 2016
Skydive KC: How We're Different
If you're dreaming of skydiving, you probably haven't given too much thought of an important detail that's worth thinking about: the plane.April 8, 2016
Tandem Skydiving: Asking the Right Questions
Did you know that not all skydiving centers are the same? Just as restaurants all serve food, the culinary experience can vary greatly from one to the other.April 1, 2016