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 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.

  • Fun Jumpers

    Are you an experienced skydiver 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

  • What is HALO Jumping?

    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

    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
  • Can I Bring A GoPro On My First Skydive

    Can I Bring A GoPro On My First Skydive

    Given our immaculate views of the Finger Lakes from 10,000 ft, many first time skydivers ask if they can bring a GoPro on their first skydive.

    March 28, 2017
  • Which Is Safer: Skydiving or Driving

    Which Is Safer: Skydiving or Driving

    Curious which activity is more dangerous, skydiving or driving? Here we look at skydiving safety statistics and how common skydiving accidents are.

    March 20, 2017

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