Helicopter Tour

"New York by Night" Helicopter Experience

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Prepare yourself for an unforgettable night-time experience flying over the Hudson River and Central Park by helicopter. You’ll be blown away by New York's beautiful illuminated landscape after the sun has set.


  • Children under the age of 2 travel for free!
  • Fascinating night tour by helicopter
  • Breath-taking aerial views
  • Statue of Liberty fly-by!
  • Fly over the Hudson River and Central Park by helicopter for a fascinating night out
  • The "City Light Experience” flight lasts between 25 and 30 minutes.
  • Shuttle from Linden Train Station to Linden Airport
  • All guests will have their photo taken in front of their helicopter and it will be made available for purchase after their tour
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    Climb aboard a state-of-the-art helicopter, and take-off to overfly mythical Manhattan and enjoy stunning aerial views! On clear nights, the stars above are in beautiful harmony with the man-made stars below. This unique flight takes off from Linden Airport in nearby New Jersey, for a 25 to 30-minute trip around Manhattan. You get to fly over Central Park and take in the myriad shining lights of world-famous Times Square. And don’t forget the sky-scrapers! The Empire State, the One World Trade Center and the Chrysler Building are all beautifully illuminated at night. Seeing them at night from up high is a truly unforgettable experience!

    But that's not all. A long list of New York's most iconic buildings and places will by visible during the flight including the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the One World Trade Center, the Chrysler Building, the Empire State Building, Chelsea Piers, the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Central Park, Times Square, Brooklyn, Tear of Grief memorial, Newark Airport and Roosevelt Island!

    Make sure to arrive at the heliport with plenty of time to spare so as not to miss your departure.


    How to get your tickets?

    Head to Linden Municipal Airport


    Good to know

    This flight is possible for people with reduced mobility: Heliport staff will help seat and strap you in and will have your wheelchair ready when you get back.

    Please arrive at least 30 minutes before departure.

    You will need to leave your bags and belongings at the Heliport in a complimentary locker. Don’t worry, they’ll be perfectly safe.
    Cell phones are allowed on board.

    Meeting Point: Linden Municipal Airport (1101 W Edgar Road, Linden, NJ 07036)

    By car: Passengers can drive/use a car service to Linden Municipal Airport (free parking at the airport). Follow the signs for Heliny.

    By train/FIT: Passengers take New Jersey Transit: Trenton/Rahway Line (No1iheast Corridor) or the Long Branch/South Amboy Line (North Jel'Sey Coast) to Linden Station - Approx. $8.50 USD per persan/one way (not included in tour rate). A shuttle provided by HFS from Linden Train Station to Linden Airport is included.

    Cancellation policy

    Fast Pass Tours will honor a refund if a cancellation is weather related or the tour needs to be cancelled on the operator end for any other reason.

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