Coastal Helicopters offers flights and air tours along the beautiful beaches of the Outer Banks...with room for three passengers, every seat is a window seat. Our air conditioned Robinson R-44 helicopter gives you a smooth ride along the ocean with the chance to see lighthouses, shipwrecks and sea life including schools of dolphin, fish, sea turtles, and the occasional whale! Please see our tour pricing page for descriptions of our air tours and rates.
"More than anything else the sensation is one of perfect peace mingled with an excitement that strains every nerve to the utmost, if you can conceive of such a combination." Wilbur Wright
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Coming soon! Our beautiful new girl, 'Sweet Sophia'!
We will soon be offering rides in this Navy Texan aircraft! This classic aircraft is an original WWII trainer, and is sure to be the thrill of a lifetime.
Please stay tuned for details on this amazing new addition!
Owner Larry Ihle has been an FAA certified pilot since 1981, and has lived on the OBX since 1982.
He truly enjoys sharing the natural beauty of the Outer Banks by air.
We fly seven days a week, year round. Please call for more information or to make a reservation, and you too can experience the joy of helicopter flight!
Please see our sister company, OBX Biplanes for the adventure of open cockpit biplane flights!
Please click HERE for driving directions to our office at Dare County Regional Airport in Manteo.