Location & Weather
ADDRESS: 6482 County Hwy. K, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729. Note: because of the rural location of the airport GPS doesn't always get you to the right spot. Please use the Google map below for directions. If you get lost please call the clubhouse (during jumping hours) for directions at 715.726.1616.
Skydive Wissota is located 100 miles east of Minneapolis (about a 1-1/2 to 2-hour drive), 20 miles northeast of Eau Claire and about 8 miles from Chippewa Falls.
NOTICE TO PILOTS: Skydive Wissota airport is approximately nine miles east on the 070 radial from the Chippewa Valley Regional VOR (EAU). Since Lake Wissota Airport is private, permission must be obtained before landing. Caution should be used since jumpers may be in the air at any time. When approaching, monitor 122.75 for more information.
WEATHER: Please check the weather conditions if you have any doubt as to whether or not you will be able to jump or are driving a longer distance to get to the dropzone. The weather could be stormy in Minneapolis and perfectly sunny in Wisconsin! For latest weather go to accuweather.com or phone (715) 832-7990 for an up to the minute recorded message of the current conditions at the Eau Claire airport.
Alternately, you can click here for METARS and other forecasts for the area. Remember that skydiving is completely dependent upon acceptable weather, so do not show up expecting to jump when it is raining, snowing, extremely windy or if there are very low clouds. It is best to call the dropzone prior to leaving if you are having doubts. Click here for those reports. To check on current conditions at the Skydive Wissota clubhouse, call (715) 726-1616.