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Private 45-Minute Chicago Skyline Helicopter Tour

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From $849.00

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  • 45 minutes (approx.)
  • Flight time: 45 minutes
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Take in sweeping views of Chicago from the air during a scenic helicopter flight that offers a premier experience of the Windy City. This private 45-minute flight provides an aerial look at landmarks such as Millennium Park, Navy Park, and Wrigley Field. Ideal for a special occasion, this helicopter tour accommodates up to three people and includes the use of noise-cancelling headsets to hear the pilot clearly.
  • Scenic helicopter flight in Chicago
  • Get great photo ops of Chicago from the air
  • Pass by sites such as John Hancock Center and Willis Tower
  • Includes use of headsets in flight and parking

What's Included

  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Live commentary on board
  • Noise cancelling headsets
  • Free Parking
  • Free photos of and in front of the helicopter! (Our pilots are great photographers.)

    Meeting And Pickup

    Meeting point

    • 905 W Irving Park Rd
      905 W Irving Park Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193, USA

      Meet at the passenger waiting area downstairs at the Schaumburg Regional Airport below Pilot Pete's restaurant. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your scheduled flight time. Adult passengers 18 and older must show valid identification in order to travel.

    End point

    This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    What To Expect

    United Center (Pass By)

    Soldier Field (Pass By)

    Additional Info

    • Total weight per passenger: 275 lbs
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Each passenger must weight less than 260 pounds (Aircraft structural weight and balance limit)
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

    Cancellation Policy

    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
    • 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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    Featured review
    This was by far the best Fourth of July we’ve experienced. Both pilots were friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommended. We’re already planning on booking for next year!
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    This is phenomenal
    Dante_J, Mar 2023
    This was the best experience of my life I will do this again my girl was excited on her birthday definitely recommend
    Perfect experience and an amazing view of Chicago downtown.
    Yousef_J, Feb 2023
    Greatest experience ever the pilot was super nice and informative and made us feel safe. Very smooth flying good view amazing pilot 10/10.
    Awesome memory of Chicago
    Jakkit_P, Jan 2023
    Awesome flying through downtown Chicago. Super smooth flight and soft landing. Steven was our pilot that day. A memory that will last forever. Thank you.
    My flight was canceled...
    ANDRZEJ_K, Dec 2022
    My flight was canceled and never rescheduled.  I never received a refund.  No one ever contacted me back to reschedule or offer a refund.
    The 45 minute helicopter tour of Chicago was awesome!
    Alan_E, Nov 2022
    Chuck the pilot was a personable skilled professional, he made the trip so enjoyable. I'd take this trip again.
    Great way to see the city
    James_A, Nov 2022
    The helicopter was so cool, our pilot Sara was absolutely brilliant and showed us all the things we wanted to see and we can’t recommend her or the flight enough absolutely fantastic trip highly recommended
    Unforgettable birthday present
    Fredrick_B, Oct 2022
    It was a breathtaking experience. It was my Queen's 50th Birthday present. She was so happy. We will surely be coming back for additional tours.
    Night Helicopter Ride
    Steven_H, Oct 2022
    Shocking views of the city and definitely the most beautiful views I’ve caught in Chicago especially at night.
    First Time Flying
    MICHAEL_E, Oct 2022
    It turning out being so fun and amazing. I picked the perfect time slot because we caught the sunset and the moon reflection off the water. Our pilot, Steven was amazing and made the ride so smooth.
    Daddy Daughter Life Memory
    Jugnu_S, Oct 2022
    Steve is an amazing pilot and human we had a great time and this trip exceeded our expectations would highly recommend
    Night flight
    John_H, Oct 2022
    Pilot Sara was awesome! Highly recommend seeing Chicago this was and will be doing it again. We did the night flight
    Highlight of our girls’ weekend
    Donna_B, Oct 2022
    What a fun experience. We circled around the city twice. Great, friendly pilot. Will do it again with my family next time.
    Great experience!
    james_H, Sep 2022
    I'm highly scared of heights and this turned out to be amazing! Polit was great. We had an amazing time.
    Best birthday ever!
    Arielle_S, Sep 2022
    Decided to try this out for my mother’s 50th birthday. She had the time of her life! It also helped that our pilot was awesome!
    Fun experience
    Peyton_A, Sep 2022
    Had a blast!! It was beautiful outside, our pilot was amazing and maneuvered to help us get some great pictures!
    My son & me found the...
    Johanna_K, Aug 2022
    My son & me found the helicopter flight very disappointing. Apparently it was too windy…. so we flew to Chicago saw the skyline from a distance and flew back. No text and explanation about what you see. This is for a private flight and $ 849 very poor. Joke Kerstma (The Netherlands).
    William_D, Aug 2022
    Great experience and out-of-this-world views of Chicago. The flight downtown was exciting and pleasant. Sara our pilot was very friendly and knowledgeable. Being a private ride with just my wife and me, we could see areas we wanted and Sara was more than happy to show us. It might take some time to travel to the airport in Schaumburg from Chicago but it was well worth it. The airport is private so no long lines or hard to find and very friendly. Above the meeting point is a restaurant called Pilot Pete's, fantastic food so go early and eat here you will not regret it. It does become busy so go early and enjoy the food before your flight. One final note. just use Pilot Pete's as the GPS and you are at both places.
    Excellent trip!! I gave...
    UTPAL_M, Aug 2022
    Excellent trip!! I gave this ride as a gift to my wife on her birthday and she loved it. Our pilot Sara did great job. Thank you
    It was so fun!!
    Cierra_G, Aug 2022
    The helicopter was so fun!!! 10/10 would recommend. It’s was a bit warm when my family went to just dress for the weather outside (shorts). Lastly, DO NOT EAT before getting in the helicopter!!
    Kylee_P, Aug 2022
    Sara was so knowledgeable and experienced. She pointed out landmarks the entire trip in and out of the city. She called when the weather wasn’t favorable for the scenic trip and rescheduled, which was much appreciated!


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