Panama Canal Helicopter Tour

30 Minutes - Visit part of the Panama Canal on a 30-minute helicopter tour.

2 Packages:
Helicopter Eurocopter B35 $1070
Helicopter Robinson R443 $552
Schedule 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Panama City

The Beginning of The Helicopter Tour

We’ll start our trip going to go to the Bridge of the Americas, Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal. This bridge was built in 1962, becoming the second bridge on the Panama Canal.

Visit the Miraflores Locks

In Miraflores, we can observe the operations of the Old Panama Canal, completed in 1914. These locks were built as a hinge and allow ships up to 289 meters long and up to 5,000 TEUs (1 TEU is equivalent to a 20-foot container).

Flight to  the New Expanded Canal

After visiting the Miraflores Locks not deviate briefly to the east indirection to Cocolí Locks, part of the proposed Canal expansion, which opened on June 26, 2016.

What to Bring for The Panama Canal Helicopter Tour

For each flight, it is important not to forget your original identification documents such as identity cards for Panamanians and passports for foreigners.

Helicopter models used

  • Robinson R44: 3 units
  • Robinson R44: 1 unit
  • Eurocopter B3: 1 unit

Large Groups

If the number of passengers exceeds the capacity of the aircraft, Aero Albrook and provide a second or third helicopter to complete the number of seats.

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How to get the helicopter?

The Panama Canal Helicopter Tour departs from a private hangar at the Marcos A. Gelabert Airport or Albrook Airport in Panama City, Panama. To reach this hangar we can help you book a private car or you can drive here on your own.

Available from Monday to Sunday

We can start any day of the week as long as the helicopter is available. Email us at or write to our contact page before making your purchase.

Book anytime between 7:00 am and 4:30 pm

Whenever there is daylight you can fly, but we recommend doing it in the afternoon around 2:00 pm because at this time there are usually more sightings of vessels crossing the Miraflores Locks on the Pacific Panama Canal Zone.

Not Included:

  • Guide

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Booking Details:

Schedule 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Panama City

★★★★★ Rated 5.00 Based on 6 Review(s)

  • Charles April 20, 2019

    Amazing team! Really enjoyed every minute of the trip!

  • Claudia Vazquez March 4, 2019

    Better than 5 stars. The staff very friendly the views were awesome.

  • JC Bartell January 30, 2019

    We had the most amazing day. Alison is an amazing pilot.

  • Karla Gregory June 11, 2018

    Great Experience !

  • Antony Sanders January 18, 2018

    Everything was perfect from the beginning to the end. The staff was organized, it was so early that they even gave us coffee.

  • Tommaso Bulfon April 30, 2017

    Amazing time with these guys 😉
    The experience is worthing every single penny.
    Special thanks to Joshua!
    See you soon