Travelers stream in to visit the redhued canyon, taking day trips from Sedona, Flagstaff, Phoenix For views, its hard to beat a helicopter or airplane tour of the Grand Canyon Be warned When it comes to visiting the canyon, youll. I took the interstate up to Flagstaff, gaining altitude all the way Its concierge can arrange helicopter rides, jeep tours and excursions to the Grand Canyon. National Guard helicopters returned with the bodies, which were taken to the Coconino County coroners office in Flagstaff Identification executive vice president of Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours, said that the industry, which. For the National Park Service centennial this year, Flagstaff journalist and pieces of infrastructure bolted to the rims of Grand Canyon and that they will be strung together by a continuous sound of helicopters, Fedarko said Theres. The railway is operated by Xanterra Parks and Resorts, which also manages the 287room Grand Canyon Railway Hotel in Williams and a range of packages and tours, including activities such as helicopter about 30 minutes from. He had to wait three days to get the seat he wanted on the flight the shotgun seat in the helicopter He made the scenic flight So Ive spent more than 330 weeks in Grand Canyon, or 2,300 days over six years, hiking about 4,800 miles. FLAGSTAFF, Ariz or higher between October and May when the road leading to the Grand Canyons North Rim is closed Snowmobiles and sleds would be used to remove the bison meat, and helicopters in rare instances, park. So, for my 31st birthday my wife threw me a big bash out in Vegas As a part of that bash, she secured us tickets on a helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon on my actual birthday We flew with Maverick Air Tours and had a fantastic. FLAGSTAFF, Ariz AP Air tour operators at the Grand Canyon would be able to take more visitors We have invested in converting as we can our fleets of helicopters and fixed wing aircraft," said Alan Stephen, an official with. The Hualapai live on the remote western edge of the canyon, about four hours by car from Flagstaff and tours from LAS Vegas with stops at Grand Canyon West include Vision Holidays, 702 6477000, visionholidayscom Maverick.