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Private New York City Open-Door Helicopter Flight from Westchester

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Harrison, United States
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icon1 hour  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Photo enthusiasts that want to capture unobstructed photos of New York City landmarks shouldn't miss this private aerial photography experience that's suitable for amateurs and pros alike. Bring your camera and take to the skies in an open-door helicopter, and enjoy unbeatable views of landmarks like the Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park, the Empire State Building, and the Statue of Liberty. Opt to have a professional instructor join you for tips on aerial camera techniques, or just snap away and see how you do.
  • Capture bird's-eye photos of New York City on this private helicopter tour
  • See more on your open-door flight, with unobstructed views of the Big Apple
  • Beginners can get photography tips while flying, while pros can just shoot
  • Take off from Westchester, or upgrade to get hassle-free NYC hotel pickup
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Pilot/guide
Private open door helicopter flight
Airport fee $25 per person

Departure Point

67 Tower Rd, West Harrison, NY 10604, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
Roundtrip car service available from anywhere in Manhattan (if option selected)

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Photo flights depart from Westchester County Airport in White Plains, a relaxed crowd-free location just outside of NYC and easily accessed by public transit (including Metro-North rail from Grand Central Terminal) or car (with free parking included)
  • Convenient round-trip transfers are available from anywhere in Manhattan for an additional fee (if option selected)
  • Photo flights go directly over Manhattan (except restricted areas), and routes are subject to change based on weather, air traffic control, and temporary flight restrictions
  • 2-3 passengers fly in Robinson R44 helicopter, 4-5 passengers fly in AStar helicopter.
  • Maximum weight 250 lbs per passenger, also subject to combined weight limits per helicopter: 500 lbs (226 kg) in 3-passenger R44 helicopter and 1,000 lbs (453 kg) in 5-passenger Airbus helicopters. 
  • Maximum passenger height in 3-passenger R44 helicopter is 6 ft 3 in (192 cm).
  • Flights should be booked for the first days of your New York visit, in case of schedule changes due to bad weather or helicopter maintenance
  • Photo flights are flown with open doors unless otherwise requested. Door removal is at the sole discretion of Pilot In Command
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Doors are not removed if it's less than 30 degrees Fahrenheit (-1 Celsius) outside
  • Passengers must wear 'quick release' seatbelts during the entire flight
  • Cameras and smartphones must be secured with neck straps or wrist straps. Smartphone holders are provided by local partner upon request for additional fee
  • Bags and any loose items must be stowed or left behind for the entire duration of the flight
  • The use of poles or selfie sticks that could protrude from the aircraft is prohibited
  • Legs and feet must be kept inside the helicopter at all times. Anyone violating this important safety policy is subject to the immediate termination of their flight with no refund and a penalty of $250 USD
  • Minimum age of 14 years
  • Under 18 years of age requires parental or guardian consent
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones are not allowed on helicopter flights
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Wings Air Helicopters

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

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private New York City Open-Door Helicopter Flight from Westchester?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Private New York City Open-Door Helicopter Flight from Westchester.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Private New York City Open-Door Helicopter Flight from Westchester?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Private New York City Open-Door Helicopter Flight from Westchester.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Private New York City Open-Door Helicopter Flight from Westchester?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Private New York City Open-Door Helicopter Flight from Westchester.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private New York City Open-Door Helicopter Flight from Westchester?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Private New York City Open-Door Helicopter Flight from Westchester.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Private New York City Open-Door Helicopter Flight from Westchester?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Private New York City Open-Door Helicopter Flight from Westchester.

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the 1-hour tour was awesome! no...
FREDERIC D
, Nov 2017
the 1-hour tour was awesome! no doors, only adrenaline !! the pilot was very thoughtful, since we were shooting professionally. I would recommend you flight with them ! Pick up was on time and very cool. We definitely would do it again!
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Loved this tour, on 2nd August. Pick...
Ismail k
, Aug 2017
Loved this tour, on 2nd August. Pick up from hotel was on time and driver Paulo was very friendly and helpful. Would recommend hotel pick-up. Helicopter ride was brilliant. Pilot Anthony was really great very knowledgeable. Highly recommend an open door experience, you get so close to all the sights
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