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New York City by Helicopter: City Highlights, 12-15 Minutes

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily expect Sunday

  • Duration

    12 - 15 minutes

  • Start time

    9am to 5pm
    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.

  • Meeting Point
    Make your way to Downtown Manhattan Heliport at 6 East River Piers, NY 10004.
    Please be at the heliport 30 minutes before your flight time to complete the check-in and security process.
  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point 

Key Highlights

  • A NYC Helicopter Tour is a must-do travel experience – book now!
  • Helicopter flights in New York sell out fast – guarantee your place!
  • Our reliable local partner has over 25 years’ experience and an impeccable safety record
  • The flight lasts 12-15 minutes and allows you to see the iconic Manhattan skyline and Central Park
  • Enjoy bird's eye view of Empire State Building, Chrysler, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and more


Get a bird’s eye view of New York as you enjoy an exhilarating helicopter ride over Manhattan’s famous skyline.

There is nothing quite like the magnificence of the Big Apple by helicopter. This exhilarating helicopter ride takes you all over Manhattan. Your route will take you over the financial capital of the world, Manhattan’s Financial District and the new Freedom Tower. You will then fly over Midtown where you will see the Empire State, Chrysler, Woolworth and Met Life (Pan Am) Buildings. Catch a glimpse of the George Washington Bridge before taking in the green expanse of the world-renowned Central Park. You will fly past America’s most famous landmark; the Statue of Liberty with views of Ellis Island and the beautiful New York Harbor.

This is a must-do NYC experience - book your place today!

About the Supplier: Established in 1986, Liberty Helicopter Tours have over 25 factory trained pilots with an average of 10 years experience. Many of the pilots are former US Military and NYPD individuals with a very disciplined background and training. The company provides safe and entertaining helicopter rides over Manhattan and are highly rated for their services.


  • 12-15 minute helicopter flight


  • $40.00 per person heliport fee must be paid when you check-in for your flight

Please note

Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

We give you the freedom to arrange your flight at a time that's suitable for you. Once you arrive in New York, make sure to call the local operator about the exact time you wish to fly. 

You have to pay a $40 (per person) heliport fee at the meeting point. 

Always keep a photo ID handy just to be safe.

Max capacity of a helicopter is 6 passengers and a pilot.

Infants under the age of 2 (weight below 35lbs) can travel for free on an adult's lap. 

Customer Reviews

  • 5
    07/22/2016 Mr Antony Rawles, United Kingdom
  • 5
    Really Worth it...! Best Experience of my life...
    05/02/2016 NORMA ANGELICA MACIAS MTZ, Mexico
  • 5
    Brilliant Helicopter Flight
    10/28/2015 Andrew Hyndman, United Kingdom

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