FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What do I need to fly?
Answer: Guests must be of 18 years of age with valid I.D. in order to fly. Guests under 18 are welcome to fly with accompanied adult supervision. Comfortable clothing for the weather is highly suggested for the duration of your flight.
HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN FLY?
Answer: We can fly up to three passengers each flight (weight restrictions apply and customers are weighed before each flight).
Can children fly?
Answer: Yes! Our flights are for ALL ages. If your child is under two years of age , they will have to be safely placed on guardians lap for flight duration. Children over the age of two are required to purchase a seat for the flight.
How Long are the tours?
Answer: Our tours vary from 15 minutes to 60 minutes in the helicopter. (including taking off and landing)
Where is our pickup location?
Answer: We offer two locations for departures out of New Orleans. Our main departure point is out of the James Wedell Hangar at Lakefront Airport (8221 Llyod Stearman Drive). We offer free onsite parking. You can plan your trip with directions to our facility from your home/hotel by clicking here: Directions to Heli Co.
Mercedes Superdome Departures are offered for $30 landing fee for ANY flight. This can be great if staying in the New Orleans downtown area. Parking is not included. Flights depart out of the Downtown Heliport located on top of Garage 6. Directions to New Orleans Downtown Heliport
What happens if the weather is bad?
Answer: Our flights are weather dependent. In the event your flight is cancelled due to weather , we will inform you as soon as we can. Your flight may be rescheduled to a later time (or day if you prefer). Refunds will be made if the passengers choose to not reschedule thier flight.
What Type of Helicopters do you fly?
Answer: Our fleet at HELI CO. consists of Robinson R-44 Helicopters.
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Answer: We would love to answer it for you. Send us your question HERE , and will get back to you as soon as we can!