AERODIUM Technologies

AERODIUM Technologies

About AERODIUM Technologies

AERODIUM is the inventor of wind tunnels for human flight. It was founded in 1979 in Canada by inventor Jean St. Germain. Later the company was acquired by Ivars Beitans and since 2008 it continues as AERODIUM Technologies with the current headquarters in Riga, Latvia. 

Why AERODIUM?

Design – AERODIUM puts a focus on design of tunnel and support premises as it has a significant impact on overall flight experience and turns flying into an unforgettable adventure.

Innovations – over the years, the company has accumulated strong technology competence. It has come up with several inventions and has applied for multiple unique patents related to safety, efficiency, and design.

Shows and movies – no other company in this field has acquired so many projects related to show business and movie industry. AERODIUM has worked with Disney, Marvel, Paramount Pictures, and Warner Brothers. 

AERODIUM innovations

Under the leadership of Ivars Beitans AERODIUM has introduced these industry changing inventions:

  • First wind tunnel for show applications in Turin Olympic Games (2006) that created a market for wind tunnel shows and events;
  • First round-shape tempered glass chamber that significantly improved flyer experience and safety (2009);
  • First indoor B.A.S.E. jumping chamber that extended tunnel applications for pro flyers and paratroopers allowing them to master new skills (2012);
  • World’s biggest open tunnel, AERODIUM Peryton, used for the filming of “Mission Impossible: Fallout”. It completely redefined the concept and experience of open-air tunnels (2017).

By choosing AERODIUM you will join their family and will be part of their accomplishments.

Services Offered

  • Cooperation Options – outright sales or franchise
  • Rental – for temporary locations, seasonal rental, events, movies, and shows
  • Military – specialised work for military customers
  • Custom design – custom design tunnels for permanent shows and unique experiences
  • Operations Services – supervision, training (technical and operational), maintenance
Based in
Riga, Latvia

Year Founded
1979

Showcase Gallery

Tunnel Types Offered

Aerodium Mobile Open-Air Tunnels
Mobile

For shows and events or seasonal operations
Low investment

Aerodium Permanent Open-Air Tunnels
Permanent

For permanent operations
in urban areas (warm climate)
Medium investment

Aerodium Pro Open-Air Tunnels
Pro

For shooting flying scenes, for breathtaking shows, ultimate playground for skydivers
High investment

Aerodium Entry Enclosed Tunnels
Entry

For family entertainment centres, experience and beginner flights
Low investment

Aerodium Semi-Pro Enclosed Tunnels
Semi-Pro

Compact technology for integration into shopping malls
Medium investment

Aerodium Pro Enclosed Tunnels
Pro

International competition standard for ultimate indoor skydiving
High investment

AERODIUM Technologies Wind Tunnels (35)

Key: Announced Under Construction Open to the Public

Status Tunnel Name Country Size Opened / Opening Tunnel Type
AERODIUM Athens
Greece
9ft (2.8m) Late 2020 Open Flow
AERODIUM Bulgaria
Bulgaria
9ft (2.8m) 2010 Propeller Below
AERODIUM CuanQi World
China
9ft (2.8m) Early 2019 Open Flow
AERODIUM Disneyland Shanghai
China
14ft (4.3m) June, 2016 Recirculating
AERODIUM Egypt
Egypt
6.9ft (2.1m) Sept, 2017 Open Flow
AERODIUM Fuzhou
China
April 2021 Open Flow
AERODIUM in Indonesia
Indonesia
12ft (3.7m) 2016 Open Flow
AERODIUM in South Korea
South Korea
16.4ft (5m) 2015 Recirculating
AERODIUM Israel
Israel
9ft (2.8m) Late 2020 Open Flow
AERODIUM Kish Island
Iran
9.8ft (3m) Late 2020 Recirculating
AERODIUM Macau
China
14ft (4.3m) 2021 Recirculating
AERODIUM Mirabel
Canada
10ft (3.1m) 2015 Propeller Below
AERODIUM Morocco
Morocco
14ft (4.3m) 2017 Recirculating
AERODIUM Oldenzaal
Netherlands
N/A Late 2020 Recirculating
AERODIUM Sevilla
Spain
9ft (2.8m) Oct, 2019 Propeller Below
AERODIUM Sigulda
Latvia
9ft (2.8m) 2005 Propeller Below
AERODIUM Slovenia
Slovenia
12ft (3.7m) 2015 Open Flow
AERODIUM Smasy Park Cheongna
South Korea
10ft (3.1m) 2021 Recirculating
AERODIUM Ukraine
Ukraine
12ft (3.7m) January 2022 Recirculating
AERODIUM Wuzhizhou Island
China
6.9ft (2.1m) Late 2017 Propeller Below
Army of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
11ft (3.4m) 2007 Propeller Below
Army of Libya
Libya
14ft (4.3m) 2010 Open Flow
Copenhagen Air Experience
Denmark
12ft (3.7m) 2009 Open Flow
Fly-4 Real
Spain
9ft (2.8m) May, 2019 Open Flow
Flyaway
USA
12ft (3.7m) 1982 Propeller Below
Flying Dream
China
9ft (2.8m) Early 2016 Open Flow
Fritz’s AERODIUM
USA
9ft (2.8m) Jun, 2018 Open Flow
Gravity Indoor Skydiving
Bahrain
14ft (4.3m) 2015 Recirculating
Sirius Sport Resort
Finland
14ft (4.3m) 2013 Recirculating
SkyFly Camel Republic
Thailand
9ft (2.8m) 2014 Propeller Below
Special Forces of Pakistan
Pakistan
11ft (3.4m) 2009 Propeller Below
SuperFlight
USA
9ft (2.8m) Jun, 2018 Open Flow
Vegas Indoor Skydiving
USA
12ft (3.7m) 1982 Propeller Below
Xtremo
Mexico
8.2ft (2.5m) 2016 Propeller Below
Yangon Indoor Skydiving
Myanmar
12ft (3.7m) Oct, 2017 Open Flow