Every 4 years the best athletes of the world air sports combine in a major event to compete, promote their discipline, demonstrate their professionalism and inspire future generations. Only the best in the world are invited to compete at the FAI World Air Games.
Today the FAI World Air Games starts with 1,274 athletes from 54 countries. These athletes will be competing in 26 air sports at five locations throughout Dubai. Skydive Dubai Palm Drop Zone is the main competition site. Additional sites include Skydive Dubai Desert Campus, Dubai Mall Ice Rink, Al Sufouh Drop Zone, and Jebel Ali Race Track. This is a family friendly air sports competition with free entry at every location. The World Air Games (WAG) will end on December 12.
About the FAI World Air Games
The World Air Games, conducted under the rules of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI), is the premier international multi-discipline air sports event fielding the world’s top Air Sports athletes.
The FAI’s primary goals for this event are to determine “FAI World Air Games Champions”; to showcase air sports to the general public and promote public participation in air sports by attracting new participants to air sports disciplines. Past editions of the Games have taken place in Turkey (1997), Spain (2001) and Italy (2009).
Skydive Dubai Desert Campus Drop Zone (DZ) and Skydive Dubai Palm DZ will be closed to public skydiving during the FAI World Air Games. You can still reach our Manifest staff for assistance through email. Click here to go to our Contact Us page for all of their details. There is free entry every day during the FAI World Air Games.
Desert Campus will re-open to public skydiving on December 13.
Palm DZ will re-open to public skydiving on December 16.
FAI World Air Sports Resources:
Official Competition Website: http://www.wagdubai.ae/index.php
Official Competition Schedule: http://www.wagdubai.ae/schedule.php
Official Competition Live Scoring: http://wagdubai.ae/scores/ScoreSheet
Events Security Application from Dubai Police (Location maps and more): http://www.wagdubai.ae/news_description.php?news_id=33
FAI World Air Sports Media / Press requests… please go to the official competition website for assistance.
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