We are located only 60 miles North of Chicago and 30 miles south of Milwaukee. It’s less than an hour drive from Chicago straight up I-94.
I94W to Milwaukee; Exit #335; Right on Hwy 11; Immediately turn left on Frontage Rd (Alt 94W). Stop at T junction (dead end) and turn left on old Hwy 11 to go under I-94. Immediately after going under expressway, take first right on S. Sylvania (road should run parallel to I-94); PASS airport and Aeris Aviation and signs that say DO NOT ENTER, SKYDIVERS NEXT ENTRY. Take a left at the swimming pool/barn on 56th Rd. Skydive Midwest will be located on your left
US 41S/I94E via exit 1B (toward I43S Chicago; take Hwy 20 exit (#333); right on Hwy 20 W/ Washington Ave; left on S. Sylvania Ave (at the Culver’s); left to stay on S. Sylvania (DO NOT enter the industrial park, turn left before entering), road should curve to the right and you should be running parallel to I-94. Turn right on 56th Rd. Skydive Midwest is located on your left.
Getting to Skydive Midwest could not be easier. You can get here by Amtrak, Bus or METRA! We are not only the closest skydiving center to Chicago, but the only skydiving center to have public transportation and a FREE shuttle service available. If you are planning to take public transportation please advise our customer service agent at the time you make your reservation. This will ensure we have our shuttle waiting for your arrival at the appropriate station!
Free shuttle service, must call ahead to book. Shuttle consists of dropzone van and can accommodate up to 6 guests. Dress appropriately and bring something to keep you occupied if there is bad weather (book, IPAD, etc.). Recommended not to purchase return ticket until you arrive back at train station (departure times may vary based on weather conditions).
Available to military at Great Lakes Naval Station only, free of charge.