My Husband and I are planning on doing a day trip to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon from Las Vegas on the 6 December so should we do the helicopter ride now or wait until our return? The helicopters arent allowed to fly. Most tours to the Grand Canyon Skywalk begin in Las Vegas, where travelers head east to the Arizona desert by road, plane or helicopter A Skywalk ticket. The 70minute airplane tour departs from the Las Vegas area and showcases the. Each fall, HAI and its Helicopter Tour Operators Committee HTOC team up to host their Committee Meeting and Safety Seminar Our event draws tour. Grand Canyon air tours Conservationists hear noisy flights, tribe sees economic returns Conservationists fear helicopter tours over the Grand Canyon are only the beginning Hualapai leaders say the tours are vital to tribal prosperity. LAS VEGAS The pilot and five passengers were killed Friday afternoon when a helicopter crashed while returning from a tourist flight over the Grand Canyon A 23yearold The most recent helicopter crash occurred in 1999, killing. KTARs Main Street Minute focuses from McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas to Peach Springs, Arizona Then, a boat ride on the Colorado River and another helicopter ride along the Grand Canyon This tour runs through Oct 31. In less than four hours, Las Vegas Grand Canyon, but at 270 miles away, its still a fourandahalfhour drive Enter Maverick Helicopters, the quickest way to get to one of the seven natural wonders in the world During a threeplus. Grand Canyon Helicopters has announced the launch of its newest tour out of Las Vegas Heli & Whitewater Rafting. Well, somehow I found myself in Vegas and so I made this happen This whole thing was, to me, a step below skydiving but easily two steps above even my Grand.