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.
    9 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.
    9 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.
    9 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.
    9 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.
    9 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.
    9 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.
    9 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.
    9 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.
    10 months 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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    10 months 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.

  • Skydiving with Piedmont Skydiving is so much fun! I was attached to Josh who was super cool and a lot of fun! If you’re scared of heights, this isn’t heights, it’s completely different. Just do... read more

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    Aidan S.
    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

    This is a “must do” thing. It was so incredible!! I’d do it again and again. Very nice staff. Funny and inspirational. Go try it...you won’t regret it!

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    Leslie O.
    1 year ago
  • Absolutely life changing experience! Thank you to everyone on the team and a big shout out to Derek Abernathy for being the best instructor I could have ever asked for. See you all again soon! 🤙🤙

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    Julian 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

    Sunday was my second time jumping at Piedmont Skydiving. Fantastic experience,again. Matt was the fellow I jumped tandem with and he was great. If you’re thinking about jumping out of a perfectly good airplane,this is... read more

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    Doug H.
    1 year ago
  • Great experience .Derick really took care of me. wasn't scared. just enjoyed the thrill of jumping from a plane at 12,500 ft. smooth landing. would recommend highly. exciting and safe .

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    Debbie B.
    1 year ago

    Great venue.... super nice/professional and accommodating staff!!

    Went down for a last minute and quick afternoon jump during lunch .... best one ever!

    Got in, no line, and was back to the...
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    Mark J.
    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.
    9 months ago
  • Absolutely Amazing experience. My instructor was Derek and he made me feel so comfortable; I did not feel afraid of the heights with him. Thank You for being truly understanding and helpful. Your Awsome !!!... read more

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    Patricia Z.
    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

    ❤-ed it! The best birthday adventure EVER! The staff were fantastic & made the expierence even better. I jumped with John Kelly-YOU ROCK SIR🤘 If you're going to jump out of a perfectly good airplane... read more

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    Christina J.
    1 year ago
  • Piedmont was absolutely amazing. We made great connections, jumped from a PAC750, and did a high altitude jump. The people there are amazing and helpful. 10/10 would hella recommend

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    Jon J.
    10 months ago

    A first-timer and the experience was nothing short of amazing. The entire staff was friendly. Instructors helped you relax and get into the moment. Nothing made me feel as if it was unsafe. The jump... read more

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    Bob S.
    1 year 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

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