Scenic Flight

New Orleans, LA

Item #: AIR-NOR-0003
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Take to the sky for a Scenic Flight over the beautiful city of New Orleans! 

  • Experienced pilot will narrate the tour as you view the wonderful city of New Orleans from a whole new aerial perspective
  • Enjoy 360-degree views of the Mississippi River, Superdome, Port of New Orleans, and French Quarter and more
  • Fly in a comfortable aircraft with a cabin similar to a 4-door sedan
  • Perfect experience for participants of all ages!
New Orleans Lakefront Airport, New Orleans, LA
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Daily - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Closed on major holidays

Essential Information
  • The total weight of both participants must be less than 450 lbs. No individual can weigh over 300 lbs.
  • Children 4 years old and younger that will be sitting on an adult's lap are free of charge, but must be noted at the time of booking 
  • All participants 5 years and older need to have a full-priced ticket
  • Please make a note at the time of booking if you are interested in seeing a specific landmark, the pilot will try to accommodate your request
  • Gratuity is included in the cost of this experience
30, 45, or 60 minute flight, depending on the option selected. Please note that flight time is calculated from engine start to engine stop. This includes the time it takes to get from the ramp to the runway and back, before takeoff and landing.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
Depends on option selected; up to 3 passengers per plane.
This experience is for the participants only.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent but will run in light rain and other moderate weather conditions. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions. In the event of a weather cancellation, your pilot will work with you to reschedule your experience.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions. The aircraft is equipped with heating for winter, but there is no A/C in the summer months.
Is the pilot certified?
Yes, you will be flying with a fully certified commercial pilot. The experience provider's pilots have over 20,000 hours of combined experience.
Is there an age requirement for this tour?
Children 4 years old and younger that will be sitting on an adult's lap are free of charge but must be noted at the time of booking. All participants 5 years and older must have a full-priced ticket.
Is there a weight requirement for this tour?
The total weight of all participants must be less than 450 lbs.
What airplane with the flight take place in?
This tour will use either a Cessna 172 or a Piper Archer.

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Rescheduling is allowed up to 72 hours prior to your experience with the experience provider directly. Failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. In the event your experience is canceled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider.

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Customer Reviews

This experience has a customer rating of 5
based on 1 reviews.
What an adventure! In a day filled with wonderful activities to celebrate our 1 year anniversary, my wife and I took an aerial tour of New Orleans via Cloud 9. The customer service on the part of the pilot, Wayne, was incredible - brilliant sense of humor, super kind, and very courteous. The ride was unbelievably smooth and afterward my wife and I both remarked that it felt like we were floating above the city without a care in the world. I would highly recommend this experience to others looking to see the city from a new perspective.
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