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Chicago: 45-Minute Private Helicopter Flight for 1-3 People

Product ID: 391424
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Enjoy a view of the Chicago skyline from a helicopter, with the extra thrill of a “doors off” flight experience during the summer. Learn interesting facts about the city’s history.
About this activity
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Duration: 45 minutes
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Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones

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  • Create memories that will last a lifetime with this “bucket list” experience
  • Experience picturesque panoramic views of Lake Michigan
  • Hover around Chicago’s most iconic landmarks
  • Learn about the rich architecture of Chicago and Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Experience a thrilling “doors off” helicopter flight experience in summer
Full description
Departing from Schaumburg Regional Airport, this 45-minute helicopter flight over Chicago covers all the important highlights of Chicago from McCormick Place and Soldiers Field in the South to Wrigley Field in the North. Enjoy spectacular views from the MD500 helicopter with the added thrill of the doors being able to be off during the flight. 

Some of the Chicago highlights covered in this tour include the Willis Tower, the John Hancock Building, Navy Pier, and Lake Michigan with its beaches and picturesque shoreline. You will also see the Chicago River, Grant Park, Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, and Museum Campus. Make sure you also look out for Wrigley Field, home to the Chicago Cubs, and the United Center, where the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks both play.

This is a private helicopter experience for 1 to 3 passengers. Travel in complete safety with a professional pilot who will provide you with live commentary through noise-cancelling headphones.
  • 45-minute helicopter flight
  • Live in-flight commentary from a professional pilot/guide
  • On-site parking
  • On-site lockers for storage
  • Noise-canceling headsets
  • Photos in front of the helicopter
  • Taxes and fees
What’s Not Included
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years
  • People over 300 lbs (136 kg)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Enter the main airport building and walk downstairs to the passenger waiting area. Your pilot will meet you there about 5-10 minutes before your scheduled departure. You should have received the pilot's cell phone number in an email prior to your arrival.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • Hats
  • Bags
Know before you go
• Gear/equipment and helicopter are sanitized between use. Pilots are required to regularly wash their hands
• Purses and scarves are prohibited in the helicopter and must be placed in storage
• At the request of the group, the doors can be put onto the helicopter
• Weather cancellations will be rescheduled at your convenience and for your safety
• Large group tours can be accommodated with multiple flights

From US$ 575 Per group up to 3

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Product ID: 391424