Solo Jumpers

We Welcome Visitors At Headcorn From The UK And Abroad


We are open every day between April and October.  Weekends we fly all day and you could expect to do 3-4 jumps on a good weather day. Weekdays are quieter and the level of activity will be dictated by how many jumpers we have here. 


We are open every day until Sunday 28th October then Fridays Saturdays and Sundays from 2nd November until 16th December 2018.

We close from 17th December 2018 until 1st February 2019 (the aircraft will be having its annual maintenance)

We reopen from 2nd February 2019 on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays in February and Tues - Sundays in March.

Once the clocks go forward on 30th March 2019 we will be open 7 days a week until the end of October 2019.



Please aim to arrive at our opening times if you have not jumped at this centre before.


 Opening times are:


  • 8 am Weekends and Bank Holidays - Headcorn Parachute Club scheduled flights start from 9am
  • 9 am Tuesdays to Fridays - Headcorn Parachute Club scheduled flights start from 10am
  • 12pm Mondays (summertime only) - Headcorn Parachute Club scheduled flights start from 1pm


Please have the following documentation ready when you arrive:

BPA Members


  • BPA membership
  • BPA  Licence
  • Logbook (if you are current that makes things much easier for you and us)
  • BPA form 115E (self declaration of fitness).  You can also sign one on the day in the office.
  • Reserve inspection sheet and packing card if you have your own equipment.
  • We expect you to own at least your own altimeter and knife, everything else you can hire.


Foreign Visitors


  • Foreign Licence and current membership of the country that the licence is issued by
  • Logbook (if you are current that makes things much easier for you and us)
  • You must comply with the medical rules of your licensing country
  • Reserve packing card, if you have your own equipment. Repack due date to comply with your country's rules
  • We expect you to own at least your own altimeter and knife, everything else you can hire..


  
If You Are Un-Current Or Do Not Have A Licence Please Call Us First To Discuss


Costs


  • Temporary BPA membership is mandatory for oversea visitors, current price £17.70 for one month
  • £5 a day  membership fee. This is available for licenced skydivers only.
  • Full membership is £30  (mandatory for novice skydivers who require the services of instructors) 
  • Membership is free to anyone with 1,000 jumps plus
  • Kit hire is available for for licenced skydivers at £10 per jump please note we do not hire knives or altimeters
  • Repacks of Skydive Headcorn kit are £5 and made by any qualified packer


 Flight Tickets


Please refer to our flight only ticket price list published by Headcorn Parachute Club.


Facilities


  • There is ample car-parking on the airfield plus room to park camper vans or camp. 
  • There is a large indoor packing area
  • There is basic bunk-bed accommodation and excellent showers and toilets. 
  • A cafeteria  is open at Headcorn Airfield during the day serving hot & cold food & drink. 
  • There are many pubs and restaurants locally