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New York City: Scenic Helicopter Tour and Airport Transfer

New York City: Scenic Helicopter Tour and Airport Transfer

From US$ 2,200 per group up to 2

Start or end your trip to New York City with a unique tour, combining a 15-minute scenic flight over New York City with an airport transfer. Fly in your private helicopter between major airports and Manhattan and enjoy scenic views on the way.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 20 minutes
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a private helicopter transfer between major New York airports and Manhattan heliports
  • Take a quick 15-minute helicopter tour of Manhattan on the way
  • Relax with a private transfer between your airline terminal and the helicopter terminal
  • Start or end your New York City visit with unforgettable aerial views while skipping all the road traffic
Full description

Enjoy a luxury airport transfer and sightseeing tour of New York City with this private helicopter ride. Helicopter tours are available between all major New York airports (JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark) and Manhattan heliports in either direction. Take a scenic tour that covers Midtown and Lower Manhattan, including the Empire State Building, Central Park, Freedom Tower, the Financial District, and the Statue of Liberty. For arrival transfers, once you have cleared customs and collected your baggage, get taken by private car from the arrivals terminal to the helicopter terminal located at the airport. Meet your friendly and experienced pilot at the heliport, and depart for Manhattan. Enjoy an approximately 15-minute scenic tour over New York City, before being dropped off at your preferred Manhattan heliport.  For departure transfers, board the helicopter at your preferred Manhattan heliport, and depart for the airport. During the transfer, your scenic New York City tour will be provided. Upon landing at the helicopter terminal, you will be taken by private car to your airline terminal and begin the check-in process as normal.

Includes
  • Private transfer at airport
  • One-way helicopter charter
  • 15-minute scenic flight
  • Ground transportation for excess luggage
  • After hours heliport fees and holiday fees
  • Ground transportation between Manhattan heliport and hotels
Not suitable for
  • People over 264 lbs (120 kg)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Sheltair shuttle terminal, JFK Airport.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Smoking

Know before you go

  •  Transfers are available between Manhattan heliports & major NYC airports (JFK, LGA, EWR) in either direction.
  •  Total flight time is approximately 18-20 minutes including scenic aerial tour.
  •  Max weight 250 lbs (113 kg) per passenger, also subject to combined weight limits per helicopter (500 lbs or 226 kg in R44, 1000 lbs or 453 kg in AS350).
  •  All helicopters have luggage restrictions. Contact local partner for more information.
  •  Excess luggage will be transported by car for free.
  •  Max passenger height in R44 6 ft 3 in (192 cm).
  •  Flights must be confirmed with the local partner at the time of booking.
  •  Children under 2 may ride on parent’s lap at no cost.
  •  Under 18s require parental or guardian consent.
Customer reviews

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We had a great helicopter flight and are super excited. Our pilot was just great, he personally picked us up and welcomed us. During the flight he took our wishes into consideration and explained a lot to us. It was a birthday present for my boyfriend and he's still blown away. I can only recommend the flight to everyone - NYC from above is a dream and great photos guaranteed.

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March 3, 2020

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Product ID: 203347