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Hotel Near Skydive Chicago

Fly through the air and experience the ride of your life with Skydive Chicago. Take a step into thin air and experience a 60 second free-fall from 13,500 feet reaching speeds of 120 MPH. Pull the cord and enjoy the amazing panoramic views of the ground as you slowly descend back down to earth. Capture the excitement of your heart pounding adventure on video and relive your thrill for years. Located in Ottawa, IL, Skydive Chicago is one of the leading skydiving companies in the Midwest.







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Group Rates

Feel the action in numbers! Take the leap with your friends, colleagues or family and take advantage of discounted group prices.
  • 3-9 People - Group Member: $199.00, Group Organizer: $179.00
  • 10-19 People - Group Member: $189.00, Group Organizer: $169.00
  • 20-29 People - Group Member: $169.00, Group Organizer: $149.00

Types of Planes Used for Jumps

Skydive Chicago features a variety of state-of-the-art aircraft designed for single or group jumps, including the DeHavilland Twin Otter (DCH-6), Pratt & Whitney Cessna, and the 182 - the most common jump plane that can take 4 jumpers to 12,000 feet in 18 minutes.


  • What is included in the first tandem jump?

    The anticipation of that first leap can make your heart beat fast. Don’t worry! Before you dive, instructors will take you through a 20 minute how-to class to learn the basic free-falling and canopy skills. During your jump, you’ll be harnessed with a professional tandem instructor during your free-fall from 13,500 feet and peaceful 5-7 minute canopy descent from 5,500 feet. On the ground you’ll receive a souvenir First Jump Certificate, jump logbook and coupons for future jumps. For an additional fee, free-fall photographers will fly by your side and capture your adventure on extraordinary video footage.
  • How old do you have to be to skydive at Skydive Chicago?

    Jumpers must be at least 18 years old to take the plunge with Skydive Chicago, regardless of parental consent. Jumpers will be required to sign up for a 20 minute instructional class and present a valid photo ID, such as driver’s license, passport or state issued ID.

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