Liberty Helicopter Tours in New York
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Liberty Helicopter Tours - New York City

Mike and Anny on helicopter tour of New York City © Mike Leco / USATourist.com
Anny and I took the Liberty Helicopter Tour last winter. It was great! We circled the Statue of Liberty, soared along Manhattan Island past the Empire State Building and Central Park. I would love to do it again.

New York City

Fly with Liberty Helicopters as we show you the grandeur of Manhattan’s famous skyline. You will experience the awe inspiring Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Empire State Building and many other famous landmarks in a way unimaginable from the ground.

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How to Reserve a Tour
Cancellation Policy
Security Requirements
Frequently Asked Questions

Liberty Helicopter is the largest Helicopter Sightseeing and Charter Service in the Northeast. They are currently the only authorized Helicopter Sightseeing Company in New York City. Liberty began in the charter business on April 10th, 1985, and added sightseeing tours of New York City on September 6th, 1990. Since opening Liberty continually receives the annual Safety Award from the Helicopter Association International, along with being the recipient of the Five Star Diamond Award for 1996, 1997, and 1998. This impressive record is in part due to the high caliber of our staff and the reliability of our equipment. All aircraft and flight crews are certified and inspected to meet the demanding standards of the Federal Aviation Administration.

USATourist.com now allows you to book helicopter tours of New York City!

Tours start as low as $214 per person!

There is an additional $40 per person heliport fee.  This fee will be due upon arrival for the tour.

Our tours sell out quickly.  Booking a week in advance is recommended.

The Big Apple Tour
$214 per person*
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Departs from:
Downtown Manhattan Heliport,
Pier 6 and the East River

Regular Hours:
Monday - Saturday from 9:00am to 4:00pm

Duration:
Approximately 15 minutes

New York City isn’t called the “Big Apple” for nothing. This very popular 12-15 minute tour provides awe inspiring views of the Big Apple’s most iconic landmarks. As you soar above New York City down the East River you will fly right over the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges viewing the UN and Chrysler buildings before cutting across to the south end of Central Park. You will cruise past the cavernous landscape of the NYC skyline, right by the Empire State Building, Woolworth and MetLife buildings so close you can almost touch. Other sights include the USS Intrepid, The World Financial District, Governors and Ellis island, Battery Park and of course the Statue of Liberty before heading back to the heliport. Voted “number one tour” by our customers.

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The New York, New York Tour
$299 per person*
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Departs from:
Downtown Manhattan Heliport,
Pier 6 and the East River

Regular Hours:
Monday - Saturday from 9:00am to 4:00pm

Duration:
Approximately 20 minutes

This breathtaking tour speaks for itself, New York, New York!! Your tour begins down the East River, flying over the famous Brooklyn, Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridge’s, allowing for a bird’s eye view of the United Nations and the Chrysler building. Your helicopter will then continue to the world famous Yankee Stadium, looping around it before crossing over upper Manhattan where you can view the George Washington Bridge before turning south to fly right over Central Park. After that you will head towards Midtown where you will see New York’s finest skyscrapers and world famous landmarks including Columbus circle, Times Square, the USS Intrepid, the Empire State, MetLife and Woolworth buildings. Finally your helicopter will reach the World Financial District, Governors Island, Ellis Island and of course the majestic Statue of Liberty all before heading back to the heliport. This truly all encompassing tour is the best of the best and we are sure you will agree.

*We do not fly over Yankee Stadium during home games.

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The Liberty Private Tour
$1950 For Your Own Private Helicopter!
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Departs from:
Downtown Manhattan Heliport,
Pier 6 and the East River

Regular Hours:
Monday - Saturday from 9:00am to 4:00pm

Duration:
Approximately 20 minutes

Soar above the most captivating city in the world on your own private helicopter! This lengthy 22-25 minute tour will surely satisfy your flying desires while you view all of the most breathtaking scenery that the New York City skyline has to offer. Take this opportunity to celebrate an anniversary, wedding, engagement, birthday or just a romantic day out on the town. Sights include: Central Park, Empire State Building, United Nations, Statue of Liberty, *Yankee Stadium, USS Intrepid, World Financial District, Brooklyn Bridge plus many more of the most famous sights and buildings located throughout Manhattan. This tour seats up to 5 passengers. (An additional 6th passenger can be considered, but may be denied due to weight restrictions.)

*We do not fly over Yankee Stadium during home games.

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* Reservations required for two (2) or more passengers.

Our Helicopters

Liberty Helicopters primarily uses American Eurocopter products. Our state-of-the-art Single and Twin Engine Jet Helicopters are climate controlled, providing heat and air conditioning, along with an expanded cabin, comfortably seating up to seven. Those aboard enjoy spectacular sights and photo/video opportunities unique to helicopter sightseeing.

How to Book

It's easy! Just click the link for the tour you want to take! A reservation form will open in a pop up window. After you complete the form, Liberty Helicopters will send you a confirmation via e-mail. Come to the heliport at least 30 minutes prior to departure. You can check your personal belongings before the flight. You will be allowed to take along your cameras. Board one of the Liberty helicopters and take off for an adventure over Manhattan.

A 20-25% reservation deposit is due to USATourist.com at the time of booking. This deposit is non-refundable. When you arrive at the heliport, you will need to pay the remaining balance of the total tour price to Liberty Helicopter. Be sure to bring a printed copy of your email reservation to verify that you have paid the deposit!

Read our Frequently Asked Questions for more information!

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellation of tour outside of 24 hours of your tour departure date is subject to a $25 per person cancellation fee, any cancellation within 24 hours of scheduled date will result in full payment taken from your credit card. If passengers do not show up for the tour then the deposit paid is non refundable. Liberty Helicopters, Inc reserves the right to upgrade, alter or terminate any or all of our sightseeing tours due to security, weather or acts of God. If this happens and a new reservation date can not be made then your deposit will be refunded. If Liberty Helicopter unable to meet your requested tour dates and times, your deposit will be refunded.

Security Requirements

All guests of Liberty Helicopters must observe the following SECURITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have a valid photo ID (i.e. - Passport or Drivers License)
  • Must check in all bags with security
  • No handbags or carry ons will be allowed on the flight
  • Must walk through a metal detector
  • Must pay a mandatory Heliport / Security Fee of $30.00 per person
  • Personal cameras and video cameras are allowed onboard once they clear through security.*

(*Disposable cameras available for purchase at heliport and will be allowed onboard the aircraft as well)


Written by: Liberty Helicopter Tours
Top Photo Credit: © Liberty Helicopter Tours
Photo Description: A Liberty Helicopter flying over New York