Skydive Yuma is the only commercial Sky Diving center in Southwest Arizona. The company’s headquarters are at the Somerton Airport and its drop zone is located on the Cocopah East Reservation.
Cocopah Tribal Councilman Neil White will perform a blessing ritual of the aircraft and drop zone February 8th at 10am, during Skydive Yuma’s unveiling. As the ceremony ends Cocopah Tribal Administrator Christopher Nuñez will skydive to the drop zone. Nunez is a former Army Ranger. Jumpmaster, Mike Marthaller, is retired Army and Air Force and Kurt Douge, the owner of Skydive Yuma is a current Air Force survival instructor stationed in the Republic of Korea.