- $289 for a helicopter holiday plaza lights tour for two with champagne holiday reception ($575 value)
Flights depart from Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport and head over Country Club Plaza, where thousands of intricately strung holiday lights add a festive glow to the evening sky. During the flight, guests can also catch glimpses of the mayor’s Christmas tree and the Marriott’s lively holiday animations. For an extra $75, guests can upgrade to a longer flight, which departs from Johnson County Executive Airport; guests can also add a third passenger for an extra $50.
KC Copters, A Johnny Rowlands Company
Veteran reporter Johnny Rowlands is known not only for his real-time traffic reports, breaking news coverage, and tornado chasing but also his immaculate flying record as a news-copter pilot. With more than 20,000 hours of incident-free flying under his belt, Johnny operates KC Copters with a risk mitigation mentality. Using Johnny’s safety-oriented protocol, professional pilots lead tours, lessons, and Flight lesson samplers in Robinson R22 and R44 helicopters.