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Helicopter Flight Services - Helicopter Tours

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Address: Pier 6, East River, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004
Phone Number: +1 212-355-0801
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TOURS:

See New York City from a different perspective. Our 4 helicopter...

TOURS:

See New York City from a different perspective. Our 4 helicopter sightseeing tours, one of which is combined with a boat cruise, provide you with a bird's eye view of Manhattan and the surrounding area in comfort and style. Our helicopters are equipped with heat and air conditioning as well as a Bose stereo system to help you relax and enjoy the ride.

Marvel at the splendid architecture of the Chrysler Building, the Empire State Building, and more as you travel down the Hudson River to the New York Harbor and the Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum. See the George Washington and Verrazano bridge that keep Manhattan connected. Reflect on New York's historic landmarks including the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Greenwich Village, South Street Seaport and the 120 year old Brooklyn Bridge. Baseball fans can even cheer for the Yankees above the stadium!

CHARTERS:

Whether you are taking a quick trip to the airport or heading to the Hamptons for the weekend, a helicopter charter offers a quick, easy, and comfortable alternative for travel in and out of the metro area. A helicopter charter is faster than a car service and able to travel farther into New York City than an airplane.

Airport Transfers by helicopter can significantly reduce your travel time to and from New York City airports. Driving between Manhattan and airport areas could take more than an hour in unpredictable and aggravating traffic. Airport Transfers by helicopter typically take less than 10 minutes, giving you more time in the day for everything else. Airport Transfers are available between Manhattan and the Kennedy, LaGuardia, Newark, and Teterboro Airport as well as between the airports. Complimentary ground transportation is provided between the airline terminal and the helicopter landing area to get you to your destination quickly.

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Helicopter tour

I am a Bronx native and i decided to take a tour of NYC via helicopter. The experience was priceless i did the 15 minute tour. The best money spent. Thank you Eric the pilot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I am a Bronx native and i decided to take a tour of NYC via helicopter. The experience was priceless i did the 15 minute tour. The best money spent. Thank you Eric the pilot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Would thoroughly recommend using Helicopter Flight Services. The helicopters they use have far more glass to see from than some of the others. I was at the front with the pilot so had a great view, however my husband who was in the back also had an excellent view. What a way to see the sights of New York. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When we saw the other helicopters on the landing pad, we were glad that we had chosen this company. As far as we could see, they were the only ones where the helicopters had custombuilt doors with large windows. That meant that even though I sat in the back row, I had a very good view. Also, I was worried... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This helicopter flight was a birthday present to myself and it was fantastic! What an amazing way to see this huge incredible city. Everyone was friendly and made the whole experience really fun. The only small issue was the pilot didn't speak very clearly so was hard to understand his commentary. Fantastic day though! Treat yourself!!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Took the 18-20min ride and only booked a day ahead. There's a discount online 48 hours ahead so plan ahead!!! Brilliant view of Manhattan and a fantastic memory made 😊

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Thank HevJay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took my wife on this Helicopter Tour Over Manhattan as an anniversary gift. WOW what a great Tour. The weather was great and seeing Manhattan from the air is a Whole new perspective. We had done the Circle Line a year ago BUT it's Nothing compared to seeing NY from the air. Great Staff, Jose Acosta was a Great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Being in NYC you should not miss this unique experience. Of course, NYC has to offer some many different, interesting and beautiful places, but a Heli flight is really something special: starting at the East river you will pass the south end of Manhattan with its amazing skyline. Ellis island, Liberty statue, and the Hudson river are really impressive to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

For what you pay it's really very anitclimatic. The pilots are very nice and knowledgeable but the experience doesn't last long enough to justify the cost.

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Bronwyn H, Guest Relations Manager at Helicopter Flight Services - Helicopter Tours, responded to this review

Hi Don T, Thank you for positive review of our pilots. New York City helicopter tours are highly regulated and restricted which unfortunately leads to increased prices in order for us to offer this unique perspective of the New York City skyline. Thanks, Bronwyn H More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible view, efficient service and nice helicopter. Worth the money bigtime! Best way to see the first glimpse of NYC!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this as a family of four. Embrace the expense of a copter ride. Great views of the City from high above. Check in relatively smooth although having emphasised the need for ID (Passport or Licence) it was not asked for and the unease of carrying this around all day was therefore unnecessary. FEEDBACK FOR Helicopter Flight Services, please... More 

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