Des Moines Skydivers, Winterset, IA
- Cessna 182, Cessna 206, PAC 750
- Highest Exit Altitude: 19,000 feet
- In Business Since: 1973
- Max Weight: 230
- Training Methods: AFF, Tandem
- Turbine DZ
- USPA Member
- Freefall Cameramen Video
Located at the scenic Winterset airport, our drop zone is less than a thirty minute drive from Des Moines. Students will find the best trained and most professional staff at our skydiving center, the only one in Iowa committed to following all safety standards of the United States Parachute Association. Our equipment and aircraft are professionally maintained for the safety of our students and experienced jumpers. We treat every student and experienced jumper as a member of our skydiving family. Students--bring your friends and family to watch you jump. They can watch you train, wave to you as you take to the sky, and greet you in our landing area. Our facility is fully furnished for the comfort of all of our guests. Experienced Jumpers--We have a huge hanger with plenty of padded carpet for packing, including a climate controlled packing loft for those scorching or freezing days. You're welcome to bunk out in our hanger, which is equipped with bathrooms and showers. You will find our drop zone an active and friendly place with a good mix of RW, FF, and CRW. Riggers/coaches/instructors are usually available.
- Climate-Controlled Packing Area
- Creeping Area
- Gear Rentals
- Internet - Wi-Fi
- Load Organizers
- Rigging Services
- RV Hookups
- Spectator Area(s)
- Video Debrief Facilities
Jump Packages & Rates
Tandem Skydivefrom $205.00
Note: Due to equipment limitations, tandem students must weigh no more than 230 pounds. Tandems are scheduled most weekends throughout the jumping season. Training and the jump itself require approximately 90 minutes. However, scheduled times are only approximate. Therefore, tandem students should allow at least six hours after their scheduled jump times for completion of the jump.
Multimedia Packages & Rates
Video or Still Photos Packagefrom $80.00
Choose video or still photos with this package Note: The Des Moines Skydivers cannot guarantee the availability of a freefall cameraman for any particular jump. The unavailability of a cameraman, even if requested in advance, will not be considered grounds for cancellation of a Tandem or AFF jump.
Video and Still Photo Packagefrom $100.00
$100.00 Price includes edited, high-resolution video recorded on a CD. This also includes digital photos Note: The Des Moines Skydivers cannot guarantee the availability of a freefall cameraman for any particular jump. The unavailability of a cameraman, even if requested in advance, will not be considered grounds for cancellation of a Tandem or AFF jump.