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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 19 January 2019 via mobile

This is a must do, if you can! We enjoyed our tour over the Canyon and our Pilots! Very friendly and efficient. We learned a lot from the audio tour as well as our pilots. It is a compliment to a ground tour as well~

Date of experience: November 2018
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2019

We're happy to hear how much you enjoyed the tour! Thank you for choosing us to show you the Grand Canyon! Sincerely, Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines Management

Reviewed 11 January 2019

6 of us went on the scenic plane from the Grand Canyon airport and it was incredible! As we took off we were concerned as the first few minutes were spent quite far away from the actual canyon, but once we flew over the canyon...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2019

We're happy to hear how much you enjoyed the tour! Thank you for choosing us to show you the Grand Canyon! Sincerely, Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines Management

Reviewed 6 January 2019

My buddy and I took the Scenic Airlines tour that flew down into the Grand Canyon, winded through Antelope Canyon, and ended with a float down the Colorado River. The staff were knowledgeable and professional from start to finish. We got to take in majestic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

We're happy to hear how much you enjoyed the tour, and we sincerely appreciate you recommending our services! Thank you for choosing us to show you Antelope Canyon and beyond. Respectfully, Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines Management

Reviewed 12 December 2018

It was definitely worth my money getting on plane and capture alot photos/video around Grand Canyon. It was most fun experience and I will definitely go again

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Date of experience: November 2018
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

We're happy to hear how much you enjoyed the tour! Thank you for choosing us to show you the Grand Canyon! Sincerely, Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines Management

Reviewed 10 December 2018

All people very friendly - We spent all day visiting also Antelope canyon and rafting on Colorado River

Date of experience: September 2018
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

We're happy to hear how much you enjoyed the tour! Thank you for choosing us to show you Antelope Canyon and beyond! Sincerely, Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines Management

Reviewed 1 December 2018

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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Date of experience: November 2018
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

We're happy to hear how much you enjoyed the tour! We appreciate your recommendation. Thank you for choosing us to show you the Grand Canyon! Sincerely, Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines Management

Reviewed 29 November 2018

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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Date of experience: November 2018
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

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 20 November 2018 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!

Date of experience: November 2018
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

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 18 November 2018

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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Date of experience: October 2018
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

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 18 November 2018

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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Date of experience: October 2018
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

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

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janeej62
9 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
18 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
11 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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