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35-Minute Helicopter Tour of Chicago for Two or Three from Sun Aero Helicopters Inc. (Up to 46% Off)


98% of 331 customers recommend

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In a Nutshell

Helicopter pilots fly passengers along the Chicago skyline and past landmarks such as Millennium Park, U.S. Cellular Field, and Navy Pier

The Fine Print

Expires 180 days after purchase. Limit 2 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Advance reservation required; subject to availability. 24hr cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply. 300lb indvidual weight max. Must be 3 or older. Subject to weather. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Helicopters are so beloved that they've earned countless nicknames, such as "choppers," "harleys" (short for harley-copters), and "motor-cycles," for the many cycling motors they contain. Be an easy glider with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $198 for a 35-minute Chicago-skyline tour for two (a $332 value)
  • $269 for a 35-minute Chicago-skyline tour for three (a $498 value)

Each Chicago-skyline tour begins at Lansing Municipal Airport, where sightseers board three-passenger Robinson R44 helicopters piloted by experienced gravity snubbers. During evening tours, landmarks such as Millennium Park, Navy Pier, and Soldier Field pose before a background of oranges and pinks that slowly tucks into a blanket of night dotted with glowing city lights and blobs of fashion-forward puffy paint. Tours run from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week. Sun Aero Helicopters Inc. suggests booking your flight as early as possible.

Sun Aero Helicopters Inc.

The pilots at Sun Aero Helicopters Inc. have been training pupils in the autogiro arts and transporting clients through the skies since 1991. Inside their base at Lansing Municipal Airport, aviators maintain a 12,000-square-foot hangar area and 3,000 square feet of training offices and high-speed computerized flight-planning facilities. Expert pilots impart their knowledge to up-and-coming FBI agents, police officers, emergency medical technicians, and leisure pilots during one-on-one training sessions in Robinson and Bell copters. Pilots also give landlubbers a skyscraper's view of Chicago's landmarks, such as US Cellular Field, the John Hancock building, and the Sears/Willis Tower. When they aren't transporting rally drivers, golfers, and famous wiffle ball players with private charter services, Sun Aero serves national media companies with aerial photography and land surveys.


The tour of the city was beautiful, he gave us a nice history run down on a bunch of buildings as well.

Nirali S., Yelp!, 12/19/11

I had a great experience on our 35-minuite tour of Chicago. Our guide was fun and informative and I was able to get some terrific photos of the city

Gino G., Yelp!, 5/16/13


98% of 331 customers recommend

  • “Awesome experience! The staff is so friendly! ”

  • “Be sure to book ahead of time and hope for great weather! The tour was amazing! Would absolutely do it again!”

  • “Had a very excellent time! Highly recommend going downtown by all of the buildings. An experience of a lifetime you will never ever forget!”

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    19500 Burnham Avenue

    Lansing, Illinois 60438


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