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Children 2 years and up require their own seat and require an adult pass.

Please note, due to New York City regulations limited number of flights are allowed per month, spaces are limited so it is best to make reservations in advance to secure your flight.

New York Helicopter Tour tickets

Gate Prices Adult $214.00
Child (3-12) $214.00
From the sidewalks of New York City, it can be difficult to gain perspective. So to take in the entire city, you’ll need to conquer that fear of heights! With the New Yorker Helicopter Tour, you will have the unique experience of marveling at New York’s finest sights with a bird’s eye view.

There are traditional sightseeing tours, and then there’s the New Yorker Helicopter Tour. With this spectacular, unique touring experience, you’ll have the paramount view of America’s largest city. Soar over dozens of infamous landmarks, including the gleaming Chrysler Building, the ominous Empire State Building, and the iconic Statue of Liberty. Glide over historical structures such as the Brooklyn Bridge, Ellis Island, and much more!

Helicopter Flight Services operate five Bell 407 helicopters – a safe, fast, and powerful helicopter known as the sports car of the air. The spacious, comfortable cabin will make your viewing experience delightful and memorable. Manhattan’s skyline is one of its most extraordinary traits, with over 570 skyscrapers over 468.9 square miles. The 1920s brought a large economic boom that boasted a developing skyline of unparalleled skyscrapers. Despite the effects of the Great Depression in the 1930s, New York showed resiliency in constructing some of the world’s tallest skyscrapers of the era, developing Art-Deco marvels still intact today. So many astounding, historical buildings reign tall and proud in New York. Do not pass up the opportunity to admire them from your cozy helicopter vantage point!

Make your reservation 48 hours in advance, and conveniently depart from the Downtown Heliport at Pier 6 and the East River. Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to take-off, and make certain you bring along your Build Your Own pass.

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Getting In

Arrive at the Downtown Heliport (Pier 6 and East River) at least 30 minutes prior to your reserved time. You must have a government issued identification (i.e. license or passport) with you when you arrive. Please bring your pass with you for scanning.

Reservations

Reservations are required. Please call 1 (888) WE-FLY-NY or
1 (212) 355-0801 at least 24 hours in advance (48 hours is recommended) of your flight. Tell the agent you have a Build Your Own Pass and provide your pass number if requested.

The reservation line is open daily, 8:00 am-6:00 pm.

Hours

Monday-Saturday, 9:00 am-6:00 pm (weather permitting)

Closings

Sundays, Memorial Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Note

Children 2 years and up require their own seat and require an adult pass.

Due to New York City regulations limited number of flights are allowed per month, spaces are limited so it is best to make reservations in advance to secure your flight.

There is an additional passenger facility and fuel fee of $35.00 for the heliport. This fee must be paid by the passenger at the Downtown Heliport. All major credit cards are accepted.

Address

Pier 6 and East River
New York, NY 10004

Driving Directions

Google Maps: Downtown Manhattan Heliport
GPS: 18 East River Bikeway, New York, NY 10004

Please note that there is no parking on site. There are two nearby parking garages as follows:

Quik Park
1 FDR Drive
New York, NY 10004

Impark
55 Water Street
New York, NY 10041

Public Transportation

By Subway: R or W to Whitehall Street. Walk east to South Street. Next, walk north along the East River. The Heliport will be on your right.
2 or 3 trains to Chambers Street and transfer to the 1 to South Ferry. Walk north along the East River. The heliport will be on your right.
4 or 5 trains to Bowling Green. Walk towards Staten Island Ferry. Walk north along the East River. The heliport will be on your right.

 

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