West Tennessee Skydiving (WTS) is located on our own private airfield only 40 miles east of Memphis. Licensed USPA Instructors, Tandem Instructors, AFF Skydiving Instructors, Coaches and Load Organizers available. Home of the famous Mullins King Air. Known as a favorite dropzone for skydivers from Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, and around the world.
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West Tennessee Skydiving is located at Wings Field 40 miles east of Memphis, TN at 985 Laverne Davis Road Whiteville, Tennessee 38075, within the triangle bounded by the cities of Somerville, Bolivar, and LaGrange-Grand Junction. There are multiple small towns on the way to the dropzone, the speed limits are strictly encforced so be careful. Directions To The Airport From Memphis: From the 240 Loop on the east side of Memphis take HWY 40E approx. 5 miles east towards Nashville, take HWY 64E to the Somerville town square, then follow directions below "From Somerville". Driving time from mid-town Memphis approx. 1 hr 20 min. Driving time from east Memphis 1 hr 5 min. From Somerville: From the courthouse square go 1/4 mile east on Hwy 64, turn right on Jernigan Road, go 11.3 miles and turn left on Laverne-Davis Rd. Go 1 mile and DZ is on the left. From Bolivar: From the courthouse square downtown Bolivar go south 10.2 miles on Hwy 18. Turn right (west) at the road at Frost Well Supply Co. This road is Hickory Valley-Somerville Rd but there is no road sign. Go 5.5 miles and turn right (north) at Laverne Davis Rd. Go 1 mile and airport is on left. From LaGrange - Grand Junction: From Hwy 18 between LaGrange and Grand Junction go 9.5 miles north. Turn left (west) at the road at Frost Well Supply Co. This road is Hickory Valley-Somerville Rd but there is no road sign. Go 5.5 miles and turn right (north) at Laverne Davis Rd. Go 1 mile and airport is on left. Flying in - Wings Field coordinates are: N 35 13.4 W 089 11.3 VOR Radial/Dist: MEM 073/40.1, HLI 026/31.1, MKL 209/26.6. Note: Please call for a briefing if you plan to fly in.