Highest-Rated Skydiving Dropzone in North Carolina

Whether you’re a first-time skydiver or an experienced thrill-seeker, Piedmont Skydiving is the perfect place to find your next adventure. Located between Charlotte and Greensboro in central North Carolina, we’re proud to be known as the highest-rated dropzone in the Carolinas!

  • Wow today was my first time ever skydiving and the experience was more than amazing! I have little words to describe the feeling I felt... Read More

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    1 year ago
  • This was by far one of the coolest things I have ever done. My instructor Derek was awesome. He was so helpful and explained every... Read More

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    Nicole M.
    1 year ago
  • I had my first jump today and it was freaking awesome!!. My instructor (Allen) was a great guy. His instructions were very good and I... Read More

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    1 year ago
  • This was one thing that I’ve wanted to do all my life! Jump out of a plane and skydive! I had an amazing experience! Kyle... Read More

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    Tonya H.
    1 year ago
  • My experience skydiving was AMAZING, and not to forget these people are AMAZING as well! I was well taken care of and Allen made sure... Read More

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    Yerp V.
    1 year ago
  • These guys were the coolest of cats we met in a long time! Made an unforgettable situation in so many way comfortable and fun. Great... Read More

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    Vince C.
    1 year ago
  • Piedmont Skydiving is a great place for a beginning skydiver. Everyone there was great, good vibes all around. Yoda the dog to play fetch with... Read More

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    Kat F.
    1 year ago
  • I’ve always wanted to do this, it’s been on my bucket list and I couldn’t get any of my friends to come with me so... Read More

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    Stacey M.
    1 year ago
  • Piedmont Skydive is one of those places where you immediately feel at home; whether you’re doing a tandem or are you’re a sport jumper, you’re... Read More

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    Kevin S.
    1 year ago
  • This was one of the most amazing experiences I have ever had. It was literally breathtaking and adrenaline producing. I jumped with Derek and he... Read More

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    1 year ago

“Hands down one of the most incredible experiences of my life”

At Piedmont Skydiving, we specialize in creating unforgettable experiences for first-time skydivers. We’ll take you miles above the beautiful scenery of central North Carolina, with the Blue Ridge Mountains in one direction and the Charlotte skyline in the other. And with thousands of five-star reviews online, we’re proud to be known as the highest-rated and closest dropzone to Charlotte, NC!

First-Time Skydivers

First time jumping? Here’s everything you need to know about tandem skydiving!

High Altitude Jumps

The highest jump in the Carolinas! Up to 80 seconds of freefall from up to 17,500ft!

Learning to Skydive

Ready to clip your tandem wings? Learn about our Accelerated Freefall Program

Licensed Skydivers

Piedmont Skydiving welcomes all experienced and licensed skydivers at our facility!

Located in Central North Carolina

Piedmont Skydiving is located in Salisbury, North Carolina, between Charlotte and Greensboro. We’re just 6min off of I-85 S. Our central location makes us the perfect place for a day trip or as an activity on a weekend adventure.

The Experience of a Lifetime

Skydiving is absolutely a life-changing adventure, and something that should be on everyone’s bucket list. But don’t just take our word for it, check out what adventurers like you had to say after their skydiving experience.

  • What an experience!!! Something I have wanted to do since childhood and this was made special by sharing with friends. Everyone there was friendly, funny, reassuring, and really put you at ease. I had so... read more

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    Christina I.
    1 year ago

    Easy to contact for booking, reasonable prices and multiple packages available. Very friendly and patient staff. They helped put my son’s fears at ease and gave him the best birthday experience of his... read more

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    James M.
    1 year ago

    Just had my 4th jump here and it was an incredible time. This was my second jump with Derek and he was equally as awesome. The people are great and it’s always a good time (:

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    Caitlyn B.
    1 year ago
  • The staff are all the nicest. They are kind, knowledgeable and very talkative, which I enjoy. My tandem partner, Allen, was absolutely awesome. He talked me through one of the best experiences ever. I went... read more

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    Cassey D.
    1 year ago

    Piedmont Skydiving was a top notch experience from beginning to end. Mel was great with scheduling and prep. Nathan was my instructor. His enthusiasm and instruction made my first dive extraordinary! He has a great... read more

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    Graham H.
    1 year ago

    The family that jumps together... is AWESOME!!!
    Today we jumped in honor of my Dad in heaven. Everyone signed up for another jump before we left. If skydiving was a major, Brandon Chiott would be...
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    Amy H.
    1 year ago
  • My experience skydiving was AMAZING, and not to forget these people are AMAZING as well! I was well taken care of and Allen made sure that I was safe the entire time and guided me... read more

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    Yerp V.
    1 year ago

    This was by far one of the coolest things I have ever done. My instructor Derek was awesome. He was so helpful and explained every step perfectly. I highly recommend going skydiving at this location.... read more

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    Nicole M.
    1 year ago

    Awesome experience.. Thus was my 3rd jump here. I can't wait to take my ground school course and jump solo.. Great people and awesome drop zone

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    Chris T.
    1 year ago
  • Very welcoming and extremely all-around friendly atmosphere. They took me right in with open arms. The scenery is amazing! I witnessed both Winston and Charlotte from Canopy around 4k, I was in awe. Looking forward... read more

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    Christopher M.
    1 year ago

    I’ve always wanted to do this, it’s been on my bucket list and I couldn’t get any of my friends to come with me so decided to go for myself!!! I jumped with Allen and... read more

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    Stacey M.
    1 year ago

    I had my second jump today and it was just amazing as the first. A huge shoutout to Derek Abernathy for being so awesome at what he does and making it fun. I definitely will... read more

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    Tracy S.
    1 year ago
  • It was amazingly fun! Such an unreal moment definitely coming back soon! The staff is so funny and nice! I loved this experience so much!!! Thank y'all!

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    Emily K.
    1 year ago

    The friendliest people, so helpful and caring about your time with them. They truly care about you enjoying your experience.
    I've watched the hawks for years wondering what it would be like to...
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    Randy S.
    1 year ago

    Absolutely an amazing experience that everyone should do at least once in their life! My dive partner, Dereck was a true professional and made my time calm and trusting. Thanks 👍

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    Robert L.
    1 year ago

What is it like to go Skydiving?

Check out our tandem skydiving virtual walkthrough. This visual guide will give you a step-by-step tour of exactly what it’s like to go skydiving at the highest rated dropzone in North Carolina.

Jump Packages, Programs, and Pricing

Piedmont Skydiving is proud to be the highest-rated dropzone in North Carolina, and we work hard to maintain that title. From our charismatic instructors to our planes and equipment, we’ll make sure that your skydiving experience exceeds all expectations. Whether you’re coming to skydive from Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, or Timbuktu, we’ll make you feel right at home!

Tandem Skydiving

First time jumping? We’ll link you up with one of our incredible staff members

High Altitude Jumps

The highest jump in the Carolinas! Up to 80 seconds of freefall from 17,500ft

Learn to Skydive

Ready to clip your tandem wings? Learn about our Accelerated Freefall Program

Groups & Events

Birthdays, proposals, corporate events and more, we’ve got you covered!

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about skydiving? Check out our FAQs section!

Military, FR, & Students

A veteran-owned and operated drop zone that gives back