Put-in-Bay Helicopter Rides – What You Need To Know!
Put-in-Bay and the Lake Erie Islands are stunning from all angles. Enjoying the views from the deck of The Keys or enjoying the coastline from your private yacht are traditional views. Now, how about something a little daring, unusual, and breathtaking? Let’s get airborne with Put-in-Bay Helicopter Rides!
There are two great tours to choose from. The adventurous will take both! Each of the Helicopter Rides has a minimum of two passengers maximum of three and is manned by an expert pilot with years of experience. All rides depart from the Put-in-Bay Airport, located at 1494 Langram Rd. on the southwestern end of South Bass Island.
The Yellow Tour is $59.99 per person. You will enjoy a great view of the entire island as well as Perry’s Victory and International Peace Monument, The South Bass Island Lighthouse, Benson Ford Ship house, and the rocky coastline itself.
The Blue Tour is the higher-end of the Helicopter Rides at $99.99 per person. You will see several of the islands of Lake Erie, including South Bass Island, North Bass, Middle Bass & Kelly’s Island. On a good clear day, you will be able to see the Detroit Skyline and the Canadian Border, which is only about 20 miles away. These incredible helicopter Rides tour offers a unique perspective of just how beautiful this part of the country is from above.
Their Put-in-Bay Airport location for Helicopter Rides is open from May to September, while their Port Clinton facility is open year-round. They offer Gift certificates that make for a thoughtful exciting gift for those who vacation on the island. Regulars, as well as first-timers, will marvel at viewing Put-in-Bay from this action-packed vantage point.
Put-in-Bay Biplane Rides
Once you get a taste of flying from the Helicopter Rides, it’s hard to come back down to earth! After your helicopter rides, you can opt for a ride in a perfectly restored WWII biplane. An expert instructor mans these open cockpit crafts, and riders can choose from aerobatic thrills, smooth scenic rides, and or a flight lesson.
Events at the Airport
There are lots of family fun events that take place each summer at the Put-in-Bay airport, especially if you are a fan of small aircraft and vintage racing cars. The Annual Put-in-Bay 3W2 FLY-IN held each year is when area pilots land at the airport to socialize and greet other airplane enthusiasts. A famous Antique Car Parade At Put-in-Bay Join the action and end the festivities with a pig roast.
The Put-in-Bay Road Race Reunion is a two-day event of racing at the airport for both amateurs and pros alike, and there are also fun events for spectators as well. Put-in-Bay Hotels Book early for this event!