Closest skydive to New York: Skydive South Shore

Nov 20, 2014 BY Annette Lyn O'Neil

Why jump at Skydive South Shore? The answer is simple: views, views and more views. The panorama from the air at Skydive South Shore includes 360˚ vistas of the Gotham skyline, Fire Island, the Hamptons and the Atlantic Ocean. It’s also the closest skydive to New York.

Image courtesy of Skydive South Shore

In fact, it’s close enough for business travelers to New York city to easily sneak in a skydive in as a day trip. Or a perfect way to round off a city break or holiday in one of the world’s greatest cities.


Super-Scenic tandem skydiving over Long Island’s legendarily pretty South Shore.


Brookhaven Calabro Airport, which sits 65 miles from the Big Apple (making it the closest skydiving dropzone to New York City).

Image courtesy of Skydive South Shore


Cessna C-182

Experienced-jumper friendly?

Yes. Licensed skydivers are welcome, but tandem customers have priority. Current USPA membership and an AAD are both required.

Image courtesy of Skydive South Shore

Getting a deal

Like most other drop zones, Skydive South Shore offers internet-only specials on its Facebook page.

For more information about Skydive South Shore: The closest skydive to New York and to jump with incredible views of the city, visit

New York City, New York State, North America, United States
AAD (Automatic Activation Device), DZ (dropzone), Tandem
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