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Mexico City helicopter tours – tickets, prices, timings

As one of the world’s most dynamic metropolises, Mexico City is also one of the largest and most populous cities in the world.

However, with great population, comes greater hassles of touring a city on foot.

Being home to everything from colonial-era buildings to modern, avant-garde structures, a Mexico City helicopter tour is a aerial spectacle that you just can’t afford to miss.

This article covers everything you need to know before booking the Mexico City helicopter tours.

What to expect

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Cost of Mexico City helicopter tours

The cheapest helicopter ride in Mexico City will cost approximately US$1,100 per group of up to three people.

It is also the most popular helicopter tour of the city.

At the higher end is the 20-minute Mexico City heli tour, the tickets of which can go up to US$2,186 per group of up to two people.

Helicopter rides can be a costly affair.

So, it is important to know the tour costs in advance to plan your trip and factor it in with other considerations.

But there is no doubt that a helicopter tour in Mexico City is a perfect addition to your trip to this city.

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Private helicopter tour in Mexico City

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This private helicopter tour in Mexico City allows you 30 minutes of flight with up to three passengers.

Capture incredible pictures and witness the metropolis from the sky.

You will fly over the Chapultepec Castle, the Blue Stadium, Monumental Plaza de Toros Mexico, and other places of great historical interest.

Gaze upon the largest stadium in Mexico and Latin America

Take pictures with the helicopter when you land.

This tour comes in three different options to choose an aircraft or transfer facility.

Ticket prices: US$1,100 per group (up to 3)

Since this tour is the most popular helicopter tour of Mexico, it won’t be surprising if the tickets are sold out for your preferred date and time. However, save the disappointment for the 30-minute Private Helicopter Tour of Mexico City offers a similar aerial tour of the city.

20-minute Mexico City heli tour

Mexico City helicopter tours
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The 20-minute Mexico City heli tour is a private tour taking you over the city’s finest attractions, like the Chapultepec Park, Chapultepec Castle, Paseo de la Reforma, and more.

Look upon the Angel of Independence, Coyoacan, and the Frida Kahlo Museum from the sky.

End the tour in style with an exclusive landing at the helipad of the illustrious Ritz-Carlton on Reforma Avenue.

Within a short span of time, see the best of the city.

Ticket price: US$2,186 per group (up to 2)

Private helicopter tour – Teotihuacan Pyramids

Behold the sight of the Mexico City unravelling the grandiosity of the UNESCO World Heritage Sight Teotihuacan Pyramids as you’re airborne.

The Private heli tour in Miami – Teotihuacan Pyramids is an adventure like no other!

Ditch the city’s bustling streets and crowds at every tourist spot and witness the city’s attractions from an angle that is bound to make you fall in love with city.

This tour spanning 1 hour 30 minutes begins from a private hangar giving it a luxurious flair.

Ticket price: US$2,600 per group (up to 3)


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Departure point

For the Private Helicopter Tour in Mexico City, you can head directly to the meeting point or request pickup.

If you have not opted for pickup, the aircraft takes off from Laredo 32.

Address: Laredo 32, Caracol, Venustiano Carranza, 15630 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico. Get Directions

Hangar No.9 Zona G de Hangares del AICM. Delegación Venustiano Carranza CP. 15620 Ciudad de México. As a reference: Next to Aeromexico’s facilities, which are located on the Alameda Oriente side.

Private Helicopter Tour – Teotihuacan Pyramids will takes off from the address same as above.

Private Hangar nearby Terminal 2 at the AICM.

The heliport is near public transportation.

The tours ends back at the meeting point.

The 20-minute Mexico City Heli Tour takes off from the Terminal 2.

Address: Terminal 2, Internacional Benito Juárez, Venustiano Carranza, 15620 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico. Get Directions

The tour operators have a private hangar from where they take off. It is near Terminal 2, at the AICM (Aeropuerto internacional de la Ciudad de México)

There are multiple take-offs daily, so book early to get your preferred time slot.

Ending point

The 20 minute Mexico City Heli Tour ends at The Ritz-Carlton, Mexico City.

Address: Av. P.º de la Reforma 509, Cuauhtémoc, 06500 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico. Get Directions

The aircraft lands on the helipad at the Ritz-Carlton at Reforma.

Timings of the tours

The Private Helicopter Tour in Mexico City operates from 8.30 am to 6 pm daily.

20 minute Mexico City Heli Tour is serviceable from 9 am to 6 pm every day.

Private Helicopter Tour – Teotihuacan Pyramids welcomes guests from 9 am to 5 pm.

Restrictions strictly followed

Weight limits apply for safe and comfortable Mexico City helicopter rides.

Total weight per passenger should not exceed 265 lbs./113 kgs., failing which, they need to purchase an additional seat.

Helicopter tours in Mexico City are not wheelchair accessible.

Infants and children are allowed onboard, but infants must sit on the caregiver’s lap throughout the flight.

These tours are not recommended for pregnant travelers and travelers with back heart problems, or other serious medical problems.

A valid photo ID is required.

No pets are allowed onboard except service animals.

Flight times are approximate based on winds, weights, and conditions.

Seating arrangements may often be in the hands of the tour organizers for a safe and stable flight.

Exclusions of the air tours

The tickets of Mexico City helicopter tours do not include alcoholic beverages.

Private transportation is not excluded from the tickets unless opted for.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before your tour date. 

If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, a 100% percent cancellation fee is applicable.

No changes are allowed within 24 hours of the experience’s start time.

Helicopter tours require good weather. 

If the tour is canceled due to poor weather or non-fulfillment of the minimum number of passengers, you may be offered a different date or a full refund.

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