18 - 20 minutesStart time
Helicopter flights operate at the following times:
Monday - Saturday: 09:00am - 6:30pm
Sunday: 09:00am - 5:00pm
If you would like to pre book a time please state this in the special requests field at the time of booking. Otherwise you have the freedom to arrange this on arrival in New York City.
The tour starts from Downtown Manhattan Heliport at 6 East River Piers, NY 10004.
Please arrive at the heliport 30 minutes before your flight time to complete the check in and security formalities..
Downtown Manhattan Heliport.
Soar over Central Park and savor views of the Empire State Building, United Nations, and the Chrysler Building. Fly south down the East River to New York Harbor passing the iconic Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, plus many more captivating sights throughout Manhattan.
Demand for NY Helicopter tours is high and places sell out early. Book ahead to avoid disappointment.
Your route for the Private New York Helicopter Tour takes you over the United Nations, the magnificent Chrysler Building, and the Empire State Building, two of New York’s most iconic structures.
Video of the Private New York Helicopter Tour
Sweep up the shimmering Hudson River and soar above Central Park. Only from the air can you truly appreciate the vast expanse of this area of green and open space which lies at the very heart of New York City.
Fly down the East River to the New York Harbor passing the famous Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
You will fly over Yankee Stadium, USS Intrepid, World Financial District, Brooklyn Bridge plus many more of the most famous sights and buildings located throughout Manhattan before heading back to the heliport.
Get a free digital photo (5x7) as a souvenir of this magical experience.
Please call the local operator to book your exact time slot. We do not set this for you to give you the freedom to arrange this around your other plans/weather etc.
You need to carry a photo identity card (passport / license etc).
Max capacity of a helicopter is 6 passengers and 1 pilot
Children Under 2 years of age AND under 35lbs fly for free when sitting on an adults lap.
It is not permitted to fly over Yankee Stadium during home games
Excellent and extremely well organised from start to finish....mr douglas lawson