165 Thousand People Fly by Parachute from Babadağ in 2014. New Record Coming!
The number of people flying by parachute from Mount Babadağ, which has become an attraction centre for parachute lovers, has reached 165 thousand. A new record is expected this year.
165 thousand people flew from Babadağ, the world famous parachute centre in Fethiye, last year. 180 thousand people are expected to fly by parachute this year in the area, it is reported.
LOCAL OR FOREIGNER-EVERYBODY FLIES
The number of people flying by parachute from Mount Babadağ (1965 m) has reached 164.823 this year. In 2013, 129.636 people had flown while the number of people flying in 2012 was 106.462. The number of single flights was 20.165 in 2014. On the other hand, tandem flights reached 72.329 parachutes including the pilot and passengers.
NEW RECORD EXPECTED THIS YEAR
A record number is expected for paragliding flights in Babadağ this year. The number of tandem flights was 50.305 in the first 7 months of the year. It is estimated that the number will reach 180 thousand at the end of the season. Those who fly from the runways on 1700, 1800 and 1900 m on Mount Babadağ float in the sky watching the unique Mediterranean view and land in Ölüdeniz Beach.