City Lights Experience:
$254 Per Seat

+facility fee and fuel surcharge per seat

City Lights Experience

Sunset & Night Hours Only – Take to the skies on our most popular tour and experience the island of Manhattan in its full glory!


Adults & Children: starting from $254 per person; Infants under 2 fly free.
Check in is 30 min prior to flight time. Flight duration is 25-30 min.
  • New York City’s skyline sparkling in lights including the Statue of Liberty!
  • Complimentary shuttle pick-up from Linden Train Station.
  • Noise Cancelling BOSE headsets
  • Live pilot narration

Our only tour that allows you to see the bright lights of the New York City skyline from above as you fly from Linden, NJ. You’ll fly up close to the illuminated Statue of Liberty before cruising above the Hudson River to the northern tip of Manhattan. Get a new perspective on the streets of New York as they become a sea of headlights, and enjoy the glow of Times Square which shines brightly and can be seen clearly as you fly above the Hudson River. Experience New York like never before on our City Lights Experience, only available from our New Jersey location!

*$30 Facility fee and fuel surcharge per seat.
Subject to seasonal pricing.


City Lights Experience Route

Departing from our Linden, NJ location you’ll head directly to the illuminated Statue of Liberty towards the bright lights of the Manhattan skyline. Heading north past the One World Trade Center you’ll fly the full length of Manhattan passing iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden and newer sights like Hudson Yards and the Vessel all lit up for you to enjoy at night! Marvel at the George Washington Bridge, one of the busiest bridges in the world before turning around and heading back to New Jersey.

  • Ellis Island 
  • Brooklyn Bridge 
  • Governor’s Island 
  • One World Trade Center 
  • Billionaires Row 
  • Madison Square Garden 
  • Chrysler Building 
  • Empire State Building 
  • Little Island 
  • Chelsea Piers 
  • The High Line 
  • The Vessel 
  • Hudson Yards
  • Times Square 
  • The Intrepid 
  • Central Park
  • Statue of Liberty
Starting at:

$254Per Seat

+Facility fee and fuel surcharge per seat


Linden Airport is easily accessible via NJ Transit from New York Penn Station to Linden Station, NJ. HeliNY offers a complimentary shuttle between Linden Station and Linden Airport on a request basis. If you are driving to this location there is ample free parking!

Linden Municipal Airport
1101 W Edgar Rd,
Linden, NJ 07036

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Our helicopters come equipped with safety features such as: Helicopter terrain awareness and warning systems (HTAWS), Global Position Systems (GPS), Synthetic Vision Display Units and Traffic Collision Avoidance Systems (TCAS).

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your flight, we require you to email or call our office at least 24 hours in advance at (212) 355-0801.

If you cancel your flight within 24 hours it is non-refundable.

Rescheduling a Flight

You can reschedule your flight at no charge if you contact us more than 24 hours in advance of your flight time.

If you contact us within 24 hours there is a $50 per passenger fee to reschedule your flight. Flights cannot be rescheduled within an hour of the check-in time.


Helicopter tours are open to all ages! FAA regulations require passengers 2 years and over to sit in their own seat. Children under 2 years of age fly free and must sit on a parent’s lap. When booking please let us know if you will have a lap child that will be flying with you. Proof of age for a lap child is required at check-in.

What to Bring

Yes, you can bring your camera and cell phone with you on your flight! A government-issued photo ID is required for all passengers. The credit card used to purchase your flight must be presented at the time of your arrival. Please ensure you have the credit card available, or you will be asked to make payment on-site using an alternate payment method. If your flight is a gift, then arrangements with the cardholder must be made with our Customer Service Team prior to your flight.

Other Considerations

You must check in 30 minutes prior to your scheduled departure. Purses, bags, hats and scarves are not allowed on the helicopter and must be stored in one of the lockers provided free of charge. Flights are shared, and our helicopters seat 6 passengers. To book a private flight, you must purchase all 6 seats on the helicopter. Helicopter tours are weather dependent, and we do our best to update you on weather cancellations or delays but if you are concerned about any bad weather, we encourage you to call our Customer Service Team at (212) 355-0801. Due to safety precautions and heliport regulations, it is not permitted to take photos while walking to and from the helicopter. Once inside the helicopter, enjoy the view and take as many photos and videos as you like….and share them with us!


Yes! Both sides of the helicopter will have views of the Statue.
Reservations are required for all our New Jersey departures.
Linden Airport is easily accessible via NJ Transit from NY Penn Station to Linden Station, NJ. HeliNY offers a complimentary shuttle between Linden Station & Linden Airport on a request basis.