The Florida Department of Transportation profiled only five businesses that have a meaningful, positive impact on their local airports:
Zephyrhills Municipal Airport – Skydiving Central
Located about 30 miles northeast of Tampa, Zephyrhills Municipal Airport is home to Skydive City, one of the most well-known skydiving centers in the sports community.
The center trains every level of skydiver, beginners to seasoned veterans, and supports all types of skydiving activity, including tandem jumps, group jumps, camera training, and even water landings. Skydive City regularly hosts major skydiving events, festivals, and competitions. The center performs 70,000 jumps annually by divers from 80 different countries and all 50 states. Skydive City’s activities support a constellation of skydiving-related companies at the airport, including a jumpsuit manufacturer, a skydiving equipment manufacturer, and a skydiving equipment retailer. Skydive City has turned Zephyrhills Municipal Airport into one of the world’s premier skydiving destinations.
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