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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    ciara m.
    10 months 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.
    11 months 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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    seshusai c.
    11 months 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.
    11 months 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.
    11 months 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.
    11 months 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.
    11 months 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.
    11 months 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.

  • Wonderful experience. Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Safety is primary, but fun was had by all. If skydiving is on your bucket list Piedmont skydiving is the place to go!

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    Mary P.
    1 year ago

    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

    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
  • 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 when we jumped out of that plane other than fearless!... read more

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    ciara m.
    10 months ago

    Absolutely AMAZING! The instructors were super friendly, fun and made sure we were safe. Derek didn’t disappoint as he pointed out cool things to see. Not to mention, the landing was perfect. I can... read more

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    Jodi B.
    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
  • 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

    I jumped my first time with Kye. Best time of my life!!!! everything went so smooth and he kept me laughing til time to jump. Not nervous at all, I can't wait to go again!... read more

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    Amber N.
    1 year ago

    The thrill of jumping is hard to put into words. So much adrenaline! Derek was great to work with. He made me feel completely safe and ensured I had a great experience. Free fall was... read more

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    Carla 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

    The people are so friendly and down to earth. My mother in law and her brother jumped together and they made them feel comfortable. Great group and experience!!!

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    Jonathan S.
    1 year ago

    If I could spend every waking hour here I would. Amazing staff and instructors! Very laid back fun & welcoming environment as well. If you skydive you have to jump here!

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    Parker A.
    1 year ago
  • I went to Piedmont Skydiving on 7-23-20. It was an absolutely amazing experience. The staff were the friendliest and most professional people I have had the pleasure of dealing with. I made 2 jumps and... read more

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    Greg F.
    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 made me feel completely safe in the process. He pointed... read more

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    Carla E.
    1 year ago

    I was not disappointed, this crew knows how to laugh and set you at ease if you feel uptight about the jump. I can say this 7 of us went 4 femails and 3 males... read more

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    GeraldNrose A.
    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