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New York Helicopter Airport Transfer with Scenic Tour

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Start off your New York City visit with this unique combination of a helicopter airport transfer and scenic NYC tour! Enjoy amazing aerial views of The Big Apple while skipping all airport traffic below, flying in your private helicopter. Airport transfers normally 5-8 minutes long are extended with a scenic 10-minute tour of major landmarks (Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue of Liberty, etc.)

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10004


Pass By: One World Observatory, 117 West Street One World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10007-0089


Pass By: Brooklyn Bridge, New York City, NY 10038


Pass By: Empire State Building, 20 West 34th Street, New York City, NY 10118-0114


Pass By: 59th to 110th Street Manhattan Borough, from Central Park West to 5th Avenue, New York City, NY 10022



  • One-way or roundtrip private helicopter transfer (depending on option selected)
  • Helicopter tour approx. 10 minutes


  • Heliport and crew late operation fees between 7PM-7AM on weekdays and between 7PM-11AM on weekends
  • Holiday fees apply on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Gratuities

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • The duration of transfers are approximate
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. The basic helicopter option cannot accommodate more than 1 suitcase for 2 travelers. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
  • Maximum weight 250 lbs per person, also subject to combined weight limits per helicopter (500 lbs in 3-passenger helicopter and 1,000 lbs in 5-passenger helicopter). Maximum passenger height in 3-passenger helicopter is 6 ft 3 in (192 cm).
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Children under 2 years old fly at no cost if they can safely fit on parent's lap
  • Children 18 years and under must be accompanied by an adult or have parental consent
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions and helicopter maintenance; if canceled due to these reasons, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Flights must be confirmed with operator at the time of booking
  • Operator reserves the right to refuse luggage that does not fit. We are happy to arrange for excess luggage to be transported by car, if necessary (additional fee applies).
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Terms & Conditions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Voucher Info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Local operator information

Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Schedule & Info

Departure Point
1: Sheltair Aviation LaGuardia Airport, 1 Marine Terminal Rd, Flushing, NY 11371, USA
2: Sheltair Aviation Services LLC, 5 N Hangar Rd, Jamaica, NY 11430, USA
3: Signature Flight Support EWR - Newark Liberty Int'l Airport, 15 Brewster Rd, Newark, NJ 07114, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
Complimentary ground shuttle available at JFK, LaGuardia and Newark Airports

Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.5-Passenger Helicopter1/2/2019 - 12/31/2020

Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:00 PM
1/2/2019 - 12/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:00 PM
3-Passenger Helicopter1/2/2019 - 12/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:00 PM
1/2/2019 - 12/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Twin Engine Helicopter1/2/2019 - 12/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:00 PM
1/2/2019 - 12/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:00 PM

30 minutes

Return Details
1: Air Pegasus Heliport, 335 W 30th St & 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA
2: TSS Heliport, E 34th St, New York, NY 10016, USA
3: 6 E River Bikeway, New York, NY 10004, USA


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