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Florida Air Tours

475 Manor Dr, Merritt Island, FL 32952-3791
+1 321-392-4125
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US$40.00*
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Half Port Helicopter Tour
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US$80.00*
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Port Canaveral Helicopter Tour
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US$140.00*
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Port Canaveral to Cocoa Beach Pier Tour
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Experience the thrill and adventure of flying in an Open Cockpit Biplane or Modern R-44 Helicopter! Enjoy the unsurpassed views of the Beaches, Port Canaveral, Kennedy Space Center, and the many other incredible sights of our local area! Florida Air Tours operates from two locations daily. The Biplanes fly from the Merritt Island Airport and the Helicopter flies from Port Canaveral. We offer a range of air tours from 5 to 45-minute scenic tours as well as romantic sunset flights. For those looking for added adventure, we also offer aerobatic upgrades to any of our Biplane tours. Our Helicopter is over-water equipped and air-conditioned. We employ a full time maintenance staff, and are Veteran Owned and Operated. We look forward to providing you with the best flight experience on the Space Coast!
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“open cockpit” (19 reviews)
“bi plane” (18 reviews)
“pilot steve” (13 reviews)
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475 Manor Dr, Merritt Island, FL 32952-3791
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+1 321-392-4125
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Reviewed 1 April 2015

Pilot Dan gave us a warm, cheery welcome and guided us through pre-flight and aerobatic briefings. Once onboard and after a smooth take-off we flew over to the St John's and took in the amazing landscape and wildlife from 600 feet. A short flight over...More

2  Thank annewanddavidh
FLAirTours, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2015

Thank you so much for posting a Great review - sounds like you did it all! We love to have International visitors and showcase our Beautiful area, and appreciate your kind words regarding our Staff as well! Dan is a great addition to our team,...More

Reviewed 24 March 2015

The staff at Florida Air Tours was exceptional. They were extremely courteous and accommodating. They made the experience very memorable for the kids. The pilot was very knowledgeable about his planes and polite. Definitely an experience worth the money. Take the evening tours. The sunset...More

1  Thank trtmedic
FLAirTours, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2015

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We love when kids fly with us, and so enjoy having them experience a piece of history! Thank you for acknowledging our staff too - we think they're really a great team!

Reviewed 12 March 2015

My husband surprised me with a biplane tour over Cocoa Beach, Cape Canaveral and the cruise ships at Port Canaveral for my birthday. The biplane was safe and well maintained and I felt completely at ease in the open cockpit seat with a view that...More

1  Thank dogsandtravel4me
FLAirTours, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2015

Thank you so much for your Wonderful review! We love to share special celebrations with our customers, and are thrilled you had a Great birthday! Please check out our Facebook page for announcements and updates at Florida Biplanes and Helicopters.

Reviewed 22 February 2015

I thought for sure I'd be nervous flying in an open air biplane. That certainly wasn't the case! Steve and the staff put me right at ease and the biplane ride over the beach was absolutely amazing! I was so relaxed and the ride was...More

1  Thank bengalmagick
FLAirTours, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2015

Wow Brett! From being nervous to wanting to do aerobatics - that is great! People expect the ride to like a roller coaster, but it is amazingly graceful. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and look forward to seeing you in the future!

Reviewed 20 February 2015

My second ride in Florida Air Tours' Waco Biplane in two years. It is an absolutely awesome experience. And what a variety of experiences: flying along the ocean front at Cocoa Beach, then over the cruise ships in Port Canaveral, up to the Kennedy Space...More

3  Thank RogerC044
FLAirTours, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2015

Thank you so much for the wonderful review and commending our safety! We are very proud of our pilots, most are Veterans, and we'll be sure to pass on the kudos. Also, thank you for your repeat business. Nothing makes us more proud than to...More

Reviewed 18 February 2015

Get on this ride as soon as you can , make sure you go down the Shuttle Run way and do some aerobatics by the Cocoa beach pier. Best bang for your buck in the area. Robert Williams

2  Thank robertraw1
FLAirTours, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2015

Thank you so much for the great post. We are so grateful to show off this area from above - and what a treat to have clearance to fly over the Shuttle runway! Hope you'll fly with us again!

Reviewed 15 February 2015

This has been on our "bucket list" for a while now. Every time we see the plane fly over while sitting on the beach, we say.... "We gotta do this"! Well, we finally did....on Valentine's day. It was a cool and clear day. Simply beautiful!...More

2  Thank Counselor77
FLAirTours, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2015

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! It's so nostalgic, and romantic, to fly in our Beautiful Biplane - especially on Valentine's Day! We are very proud of our pilots and their professionalism, and thank you for acknowledging Mark as well. See you over...More

Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

I was terrified. Once I got on, I was thinking "holy crap,what have I done?!?" But once I was in the air, it was amazing. There was the Banana river, Ron Jon's surf shop, Cocoa beach spread out below us.... It was really great. -Coco,...More

2  Thank Susan B
FLAirTours, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2015

Coco, you are Awesome! What a great review!! We are so happy you had your 1st Biplane flight with us and I hope you took lots of pictures. Come out and see us again some time. We'lll be at the TICO and Melbourne Air Shows!

Reviewed 13 February 2015

I've always wanted to fly in the WW 2 bi-plane. Mark is a great pilot and nice person. His crew are also excellent and helpful. I enjoyed every minute of the experience on ground and in the air. Don't pass this up while you are...More

1  Thank 570jerry
FLAirTours, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2015

Wow Jerry - Thanks for such a wonderful post! Mark, and all of our pilots, are very personable and strive to provide the Best flight experience in the area! We'll look forward to seeing you again when you return!

Reviewed 12 February 2015

My son (6) and I called Florida Air Tours this afternoon. 30 minutes later Marc took us with his heli from Port Canaveral on a 20 minute flight up to Kennedy Space Center. What a ride! We even flew a low approach to the landing...More

1  Thank vicebridge
FLAirTours, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2015

We are so happy you had a great experience flying from Port Canaveral! There is so much to see in our area, and no better way to see it than from above. Marc is a great pilot, and tour guide, glad he made your flight...More

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