Central New York's Most Established Skydiving Center


Skydive Finger Lakes at Ovid Airport has been offering skydiving to the Rochester, Syracuse, Ithaca, and Auburn areas sincce 1982! 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 a Learn To Skydive program. 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, commitment to safety, highly experienced professionals, beautiful scenery and convenient location, it's easy to see why 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.

  • Fun Jumpers

    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.

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    September 21, 2017
  • What is Ground Rush & How Does it Affect My Skydive?

    What is Ground Rush & How Does it Affect My Skydive?

    The phrase "ground rush" describes the optical illusion that the ground is rushing up to meet you. It's very unlikely that you will experience the sensation of ground rush during your tandem skydive for a number of number of reasons - find out why here!

    September 5, 2017
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    5 Things You Never Knew About Skydiving

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    August 29, 2017
  • What Equipment Is Needed For Skydiving?

    What Equipment Is Needed For Skydiving?

    What equipment do you need for skydiving? We've put together a basic skydiving equipment list and considerations to help you choose the best gear.

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Overall the experience was phenomenal for my first time skydiving!

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We're now part of the CAMP Unity Network! December 28, 2020

Skydive Finger Lakes is dedicated to being a safe, welcoming space.

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