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Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters

6 E River Piers, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004-3200
+1 866-947-6837
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Zip Aviation's Professional Aviation Team is committed to constantly improving our customer's experience. Our NEW management and flight crew teams are focused on your safety. We are completely dedicated to deliver an awesome experience during your visit and Tour. We strive to be the consumate and Premier Helicopter Service in New York City.
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6 E River Piers, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004-3200
Financial District
+1 866-947-6837
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago


3  Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My 13 year old daughter & I took the 15min Zip Aviation Helicopter tour it was fantastic! Amazing views of Statue of Liberty, New Jersey, Manhattan, Empire State, Freedom Tower, Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park etc etc etc You really get to appreciate the size of...More

2  Thank clare66uk
Reviewed 5 November 2017


1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 4 November 2017

My Mum Sabine and I had planned our New York trip for the last two years and made it happen last week.The city is as exiting as we had hoped but the very best part was our tour in the helikopter to see the sights...More

4  Thank Marcel H
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend & I visited NYC for the first time last week. We decided to do one thing that we’d never done before & that was take a helicopter trip. To say I was nervous was an understatement but when I was told I’d be...More

4  Thank MaireadH81
Reviewed 29 October 2017


1  Thank 311,312
Reviewed 22 October 2017

1  Thank lollygobbleblissbom
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We had a fabulous flight with zip aviation helicopter tours, we took our 2 sons aged 19 and 26 Who both really enjoyed it. We have been to all of the New York attractions on various trips to nyc and I can say on behalf...More

1  Thank hardimanwendy
Reviewed 12 October 2017

A fab way to see New York's wonderful city views. A comfortable ride with good commentary and the cute pilot, Andrew, whose enthusiasm shone through. Spectacular landmarks from the air. This tour is a must.

4  Thank heatherpage2017
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I went to New York for a Bday vacation. She absolutely loves a great view. I decided to book a helicopter tour because I thought that would be a one of a kind view of the Manhattan skyline. Wow did we get...More

1  Thank blake f
Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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10 May 2017|
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Response from Zip M | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, it's possible to transfer someone from a wheelchair to the helicopter. The individuals family member will have to assist the passenger into the helicopter. Our ramp agents can assist the... More
17 April 2015|
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Response from holssunski | Reviewed this property |
The company will do its best to maximise the capacity of each helicopter therefore it is highly unlikely that you will get a helicopter to yourself. They also weigh everyone and then tell you where to sit to ensure an even... More
Victor S
2 January 2015|
Response from Jim S | Reviewed this property |
For the Bell 407, the manufacturer claims a maximum cruise speed of 133 knots (153 mph or 246 kph). The never exceed speed is 140 knots (161 mph or 259 kph).