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PARACHUTE JUMPS TO THE NORTH POLE!

There are a lot of people who are fond of parachute jumps in all countries. But there are very few people who have had fell from the sky by the North Pole. And what is the reason? Big remoteness, low temperatures, fear before the nature of drifting ice

And here in April, 2015 the Expeditionary Centre of the Russian Geographicl Society with support of the "Aerograd Kolomna" provides the unique opportunity to skydivers to make parachute jumps on the "Top of the World from the IL-76 aircraft on the ice base “Barneo”, and then from the Mi-8 helicopter in a geographical point of the North Pole.

For those who never jumped with a parachute, there is an opportunity to jump in a tandem with the instructor.

parachute jumps to the north pole

As all will be: all skydivers will arrive to Murmansk, Russia, where there is the general meeting of participants of the expedition, safety breefing, equipment check and definition of target for jump. Participants will take off by IL-76 aircraft to the point of the ice base “Barneo”, and make a parachute jump from the aircraft. Further, participants will be delivered by MI-8 helicopter in a geographical point of the North Pole, and make there a parachute jump. Than from a landing point, helicopter will deliver then back to the ice base "Barneo", from where participants will carry out flight to Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, by AH-74 plane.

All landing areas will have all necessary equipment for performing of a safe jump. The landing areas will be equipped with a wind cone, wind blades, the arrow specifying the direction of a landing. There is a warm saloon, with spaciousness for 50 people on the ice base Barneo and a medical office. There will be two Mi-8 helicopters at all landing areas for any rescue reasons.

After landing, hot mulled wine and tea will be offered to the participants of a jump. The traditional program of stay on the North Pole includes: round-the-world travel round a point of the North Pole (you will cross 360 meridians of Earth in one minute), bathing in an ice-hole (special request is needed), "a call to the friend" by satellite phone from the North Pole, champagne on the North Pole, and, certainly, a traditional football match.

Duration of the program of stay on the North Pole after a jump is about 2 hours then participants will be taken out by two MI-8 helicopters to the ice base "Barneo", from where they will fly Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, by AH-74 plane.

Duration of the expedition from two to four days, depending on the chosen tourist program.

There is a possibility of some delays on any stage of the expedition, depending of the weather and ice conditions.

When: On April 1-4, 2015 (Approximate date)

Number of participants: up to 50 people.  Height of a jump is up to 4000 meters.

Carried-out types of parachute jumps: Solo, RW, Free-Fly, Wingsuit, jumps in the Tandem. The FAI category “D” is mandatory for all participants of the expedition, exclude tandem passengers.

The expedition beginning - Murmansk, Russia, the termination - Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen.

Expedition route: Murmansk – Ice base of the Russian Federation "Barneo" – the North Pole – the Ice base “Barneo” - Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen

Expedition duration from 3rd to 5 days depending on the chosen program. Insignificant adjustment of terms of expedition because of weather and ice conditions is possible.

Registration of participants: from July 01, 2014 to September 30, 2014.

Technical support of the expedition: NPS SPASOP of Civil Aviation

To submit the application for participation in expedition for the North Pole, you can send the letter to mail of corp@aerograd .ru or events@aerograd.ru.

If you have questions about the conditions, the level of comfort and some other technical issues please contact us by e-mail swoop750@gmail.com or art@aerograd.ru
We are pleased to answer you)

You can ask questions about the conclusion of the contract, having called by phone: 8-964-725-55-08
 

Description of tourist packages provided by the Organizer in year 2015:

Name of Package

Description of the package:

 

 

Tourist package # 1
(«Basic»)

 

  • Flight by AN-74 on the route Longyearbyen – Barneo ice base;
  • Helicopter flight (Mi-8) on the route Barneo Ice base – North Pole - Barneo Ice base (according to the schedule);
  • Accommodation in the heated modules and full catering at Barneo ice base before the flight to Longyearbyen;
  • Access to electricity to charge the batteries and accumulators;
  • Flight by AN-74 aircraft on the route Ice camp “Barneo” – Longyearbyen. Possibility of delay of  departure to Longyearbyen on weather, ice or other conditions;
  • 15 kilos of luggage free per person;

Cost of Package # 1

Euro 15 900 per person

 

 

 

Tourist package
# 1.1, 1.2, 1.3


Basic + skydive NP»)

 

  • Flight by AN-74 on the route Longyearbyen – Barneo ice base ;
  • Awaiting for a tourist group of tourists to the North Pole (up to 8 days, but the period may be extended due to weather, ice and other conditions)
  • Helicopter flight (Mi-8) on the route Barneo Ice base – North Pole - Barneo Ice base (subject to availability in the helicopter, and the weather conditions for a parachute jump )
  • Parachute jump in the geographic location of the North Pole
  • Accommodation in the heated modules and full catering at Barneo ice base before the flight to Longyearbyen ;
  • Flight by AN-74 aircraft on the route Ice camp “Barneo” – Longyearbyen. Possibility of delay of  departure to Longyearbyen on weather, ice or other conditions;
  • 15 kilos of luggage free per person;

Cost of Package # 1.1

Cost of Package # 1.2

Cost of Package # 1.3

Euro 25 800 per person. (individual package for 1 person)

Euro 23 800 per person. (group of minimum 2 skydivers)

Euro 21 800 per person. (group of 3 and more skydivers)

 

 

Tourist package # 1
(«Basic paratrooper»)

 

 

 

  • Flight by IL-76 on the route Murmansk - Barneo ice base  with skydive from IL-76 to the Barneo.
  • Accommodation in the heated 9 pax arctic tents in the Troop camp Barneo. Meals and snacks provided;
  • Flight by AN-74 aircraft on the route Ice camp “Barneo” – Longyearbyen. Possibility of delay of departure to Longyearbyen on weather, ice or other conditions;
  • 15 kilos of luggage free per person;

Cost of Package # 2

Euro 10 500 per person

 

 

 

Tourist package
# 2.1, 2.2, 2.3

Basic paratrooper + skydive NP»)

 

  • Flight by IL-76 on the route Murmansk - Barneo ice base  with skydive from IL-76 to the Barneo.
  • Accommodation in the heated 9 pax arctic tents in the Troop camp Barneo. Meals and snacks provided;
  • Awaiting for a tourist group of tourists to the North Pole (up to 8 days, but the period may be extended due to weather, ice and other conditions)
  • Helicopter flight (Mi-8) on the route Barneo Ice base – North Pole - Barneo Ice base (subject to availability in the helicopter, and the weather conditions for a parachute jump )
  • Parachute jump in the geographic location of the North Pole
  • Flight by AN-74 aircraft on the route Ice camp “Barneo” – Longyearbyen. Possibility of delay of departure to Longyearbyen on weather, ice or other conditions;
  • 15 kilos of luggage free per person;

Cost of Package # 2.1

Cost of Package # 2.2

Cost of Package # 2.3

Euro 20 400 per person. (individual package for 1 person)

Euro 18 400 per person. (group of minimum 2 skydivers)

Euro 16 400 per person. (group of 3 and more skydivers)

 

 

Tourist package
# 3.1, 3.2, 3.3

 («Premium paratrooper + skydive NP»)

 

  • Flight by IL-76 on the route Murmansk - Barneo ice base  with skydive from IL-76 to the Barneo.
  • Helicopter flight (Mi-8) on the route Barneo Ice base – North Pole - Barneo Ice base (at any time with good weather conditions for a parachute jump )
  • Parachute jump in the geographic location of the North Pole
  • Accommodation in the heated modules and full catering at Barneo ice base, or in the heated 9 pax arctic tents in the Troop camp Barneo before the flight to Longyearbyen.
  • Flight by AN-74 aircraft on the route Ice camp “Barneo” – Longyearbyen. Possibility of delay of departure to Longyearbyen on weather, ice or other conditions;
  • 15 kilos of luggage free per person;

Cost of Package # 3.1

Cost of Package # 3.2

Cost of Package # 3.3

Euro 34 800 per person. (individual package for 1 person)

Euro 25 600 per person. (group of minimum 2 skydivers)

Euro 21 200 per person. (group of 3 and more skydivers)

 

 

Tourist package
# 4.1, 4.2, 4.3

 («Super Premium +
skydive NP
»)

 

  • Flight by AN-74 on the route Longyearbyen – Barneo ice base;
  • Helicopter flight (Mi-8) on the route Barneo Ice base – North Pole - Barneo Ice base (at any time with good weather conditions for a parachute jump )
  • Parachute jump in the geographic location of the North Pole
  • Accommodation in the heated modules and full catering at Barneo ice base before the flight to Longyearbyen;
  • Flight by AN-74 aircraft on the route Ice camp “Barneo” – Longyearbyen. Possibility of delay of departure to Longyearbyen on weather, ice or other conditions;
  • 15 kilos of luggage free per person;

Cost of Package # 4.1

Cost of Package # 4.2

Cost of Package # 4.3

Euro 40 200 per person. (individual package for 1 person)

Euro 31 000 per person. (group of minimum 2 skydivers)

Euro 26 600 per person. (group of 3 and more skydivers)