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Grand Canyon Airlines is the world's oldest, most experienced air tour company in continuous operation since 1927. Proudly owned since 1967 by Elling Halvorson, who has been credited with truly developing and shaping the Grand Canyon air tours...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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871 Liberator Dr, Grand Canyon National Park Airport, Grand Canyon Airlines Terminal, Tusayan, AZ 86023
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the family for their first view of the Grand Canyon and started with this fly over. It was great! The pilots were extremely friendly, the plane was comfortable and all 5 of us got a window seat. Takeoff and landing was a little bumpy...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience. The flight over the Grand canyon was amazing. It was a beautiful clear day and the views were fantastic. Smooth flight, the pilot was great and can thoroughly recommend.....

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time to post a review, we're thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed the tour. We hope to fly with you again! Sincerely, GCSA Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great value flight! We took a plane to the grand canyon, with the excellent pilot Kyle. He was very welcoming and informative. We would definetley go again. November was a great time to go as mild weather so could explore everything minus the extreme heat!

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for flying with us, and for taking time to post a helpful review. We would love to fly with you again! Sincerely, GCSA Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family enjoyed the flight over the Grand Canyon and we were all able to go since the price was about half that of the helicopter tour. I have been on many small planes and this was definitely the best, smooth and great take-off/landing. It...More

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for flying with us, and for taking time to post a helpful review. We would love to fly with you again! Sincerely, GCSA Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This flight (7:00 - 8:00 am) was actually the first of 3 separate activities packaged together by Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines (Papillion Air) into a fantastic 11 1/2 hour thrilling day adventure ($399 per person total, and worth it). Weather and crowds make all the...More

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What an incredible experience! We're thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed the tour, and that the process from start to finish went smoothly. Thank you for touring with us! Sincerely, GCSA Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took this tour as part of a package from our hotel and loved it. At least 50 minutes in the air with constant incredible views. My seat on the left side “as you look forward” was the best side only because as we flew...More

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sounds like you had a perfect day! We're thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed the tour, and that the process from start to finish went smoothly. Thank you for touring with us! Sincerely, GCSA Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I took the all day tour flying over the grand canyon and going into antelope canyon was our favorite!

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for flying with us, we're thrilled to hear that the tour was enjoyable for both you and your husband. Sincerely, GCSA Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the plane 45 minute tour, i.e. not the helicopter one. It's a nice view and you can take lots of pics, however, it's not more overwhelming than, say, driving the 89A between Kanab and Flagstaff. It's not that the flying above stuff makes...More

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time to post a balanced review, we appreciate your feedback. We apologize that the tour did not fully meet your expectations, but we're happy to hear that you enjoyed the views from the air. Thank you for flying with us! Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Stephen was our driver and our trip only had four people so he came with us and gave us a guided tour. He took our photos and pointed out things we wouldn’t have noticed.

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

We're happy to hear how much you enjoyed the tour and the service Stephen provided. We would love to tour with you again! Sincerely, GCSA Management

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

A great experience to tour the Grand Canyon from the sky. Exhilarating and breath-taking. No one this is one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Seeing the Grand Canyon from the air is a truly incredible experience! Thank you for choosing us to take you there. Sincerely, GCSA Management

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janeej62
10 October 2018|
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Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
We highly suggest wearing layers and sensible, closed-toed footwear as there is some gravely terrain and inclines heading down to the boat dock.
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atruetexan
19 April 2018|
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Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
If there is a wind advisory, we will postpone or reschedule our guests. Our reservations department will be able to share with you how high the winds need to be to cancel a flight - they can be reached at res . las... More
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LoveStJohn40
12 January 2017|
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Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
Hello! We appreciate your inquiry. Are you referring to the Canyon River Adventure?
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