Skydive Finger Lakes
Ovid Airport has been offering skydiving to the Rochester, Syracuse, Ithaca, and Auburn areas for more than 30 years! We are Central New York's premier Skydiving Center.
Located on a private airport in NY's breathtaking Finger Lakes region, we offer tandem skydiving, sport jumping, and learn to skydive programs. Whether you're a first time skydiver or a seasoned fun jumper, Skydive Finger Lakes is dedicated to providing you with a first class skydiving experience.
With our friendly atmosphere, highly experienced instructors, beautiful scenery and convenient location, Skydive Finger Lakes is the #1 choice for Skydiving Rochester, Syracuse, and Central New York!
Go Tandem Skydiving
Experience the thrill of free fall and take in the breathtaking views of NY's Finger Lakes all while securely attached to one of our highly experienced skydiving instructors. Tandem skydiving makes it easy for everyone to experience one of life's greatest adventures. We'll have you trained, suited up, and ready to fly in less than an hour. Learn more about what to expect on your first tandem jump.
Learn to Skydive
Would you like to learn to skydive solo? Learn from the best instructors in the industry at Central New York's longest established skydiving center. Skydive Finger Lakes offers a complete student training program that will take you from novice to licensed skydiver in 25 jumps.
Are you an experienced skydiver in NY looking for a DZ to call home? Skydive Finger Lakes has an active, welcoming fun jumper community filled with skydivers of all experience levels and disciplines. Learn more about our historic airport, landing areas, aircraft, upcoming events and more.
Recent Skydiving Articles
11 Questions With Instructor: Gabriella Sanguedolce
Gabriella Sanguedolce is an integral member of the Skydive Finger Lakes community. After making her first skydive on her 21st birthday, she always dreamed of becoming a professional skydiver. Gabriella is the newly appointed skydiving operations manager, a tandem instructor, and coach, senior rigger and is living the dream!June 27, 2017
A High-Flying Family Affair
At the end of 2015, Justin Baker purchased a historic dropzone Finger Lakes Skydivers located in Ovid, NY. He gave it a new name--Skydive Finger Lakes--and the rest is history. The path he trod to get there is a unique one, indeed.May 31, 2017
What is HALO Jumping?
HALO (high altitude low opening) jumps are typically used by the military for the delivery of people & equipment into hard to reach areas via air transport.April 29, 2017
Skydiving For Dummies: What You Need to Know
You don't have to be an "A" student to get an A license--so much is clear. Even so, there are baseline bits of information that you need to have for a successful skydive.April 24, 2017