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Grand Canyon Airlines - Grand Canyon National Park

871 Liberator Dr, Grand Canyon National Park Airport, Grand Canyon Airlines Terminal, Tusayan, AZ 86023
+1 928-638-2359
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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 industry.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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871 Liberator Dr, Grand Canyon National Park Airport, Grand Canyon Airlines Terminal, Tusayan, AZ 86023
+1 928-638-2359
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

The on line reservation process was pretty easy. The location is relatively easy to find. The check in was easy and they allowed us to change flight time when our plans changed. There is a waiting area, but on popular days it can be crowded....More

1  Thank ScubaDave16
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I travelled with my family (3 of us) and had one full day to get to know the Grand Canyon in the most comprehensive way possible. We spent the prevoius late afternoon at the South Rim. After some research we came upon this tour. What...More

Thank Karim M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Our group (Tour West) chartered with Grand Canyon Airlines to fly our group from Boulder City to Marble Canyon for the put-in, and then we were picked up at the Bar Ten Ranch airstrip at the conclusion of our river trip. Our group of 16...More

Thank Kurt E
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This is the best way to see the Grand Canyon!!! Our pilot, Ken, was very professional and friendly. The flight was wonderful. This flight was the highlight of our visit to Grand Canyon.

Thank RD5mountaingirl
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Line service guys were right there when we taxied in. Van came down from the FBO and took the passengers into Tusyan to catch a ground tour. FBO staff made my wait comfortable. Even the tower folks were extraordinary friendly and accommating. Was a great...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 22 August 2017

How do you make a Grand Canyon trip even better? From the air, that's how. 40 minutes or so doesn't seem a lot but I can assure you it seems to last an age. It is breathtaking, from the moment you step on board. A...More

Thank Gordon R
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Our family loved this tour of the grand canyon from the air. It our first view of the canyon and they had headsets to listen to music and information about the canyon. The pilots were nice and it was a great experience. Not as sexy...More

Thank dennismccormack
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Obviously it's difficult to be disappointed by the views of The Grand Canyon, but we had booked a 'jeep' trip to the Canyon, which (by the sound of the vehicle) we thought would take us off the beaten track. Not so. We landed near the...More

Thank Semaj T
PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Airlines - Grand Canyon National Park, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for taking time to post a review, and we apologize that the tour did not meet your expectations. Our Pink Jeep packages at Grand Canyon National Park are not advertised as off-road excursions. The benefit of a Pink Jeep tour is that the...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Simply the best way to see the Grand Canyon.Grand Canyon Airlines in a fixed wing twin prop aircraft provided a fantastic low level and at times rather bumpy and exhilarating flight over the Grand Canyon. What a truly amazing experience. Our two pilots were professional,...More

Thank sunsearcher55
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I would strongly recommend this experience assuming you can handle riding in a small plane which can often be very bumpy! A few adults on the plane were quite sick and they obviously didn't enjoy it but the rest of us did! The pilots were...More

Thank SueLAXtravels
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11 January 2017|
Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
Hello! We appreciate your inquiry. Are you referring to the Canyon River Adventure?
claire w
5 December 2016|
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Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
Our best pricing is available online at Papillon . com . Enjoy your tour!
18 May 2015|
Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
Our best pricing is available online at papillon . com / grand-canyon-national-park. There you will see all of our options for both airplane and helicopter tours out of the south rim of the Grand Canyon.