The new centre at Trafford Quays leisure Vilage is expected to attract 55,000 people each year and has created 20 new jobs.
Chief executive Simon Ward (pictured) said: “Simulated skydiving is a fantastic sport both for absolute beginners and experienced jumpers. The Airkix Manchester site represents a major expansion of our business and we are very excited by this prospect.”
The expansion has been helped by a £2.5 million loan facility from Royal Bank of Scotland.
RBS relationship director Phil Taylor said: “Airkix is a highly successful, innovative business and has been very successful in turning its site at Xscape, Milton Keynes into a major visitor attraction.
"It has a very strong management team and is ambitiously growing its operations in the UK. We are delighted to be supporting a growing business.”