Put-in-Bay is beautiful from all angles. Taking in views from the deck of The Keys or enjoying the coastline form your boat are traditional yet satisfying scenic views. For something a little out of the ordinary and very daring, get skyborne with Put-in-Bay Helicopter Rides!
Put-in-Bay Helicopter Rides Details
They offer two stunning tours so why not take two rides while you’re on the island? Each tour has a minimum of two passengers, maximum of three, and manned by an expert pilot. The rides take off from the Put-in-Bay Airport, located at 1494 Langram Rd. on the southern end of South Bass Island.
The Yellow Tour is $59.99 per person. Enjoy a birds-eye view of the entire island while taking in Perry’s Victory and International Peace Monument, Benson Ford Shiphouse, the Lighthouse, and the rocky coastline itself.
Take the grand tour with the Blue Tour at $99.99 per person. Fly above the islands of Lake Erie, soaking in views of South Bass Island, Middle, and North Bass. You will even see the Canadian Border, which is only a few miles away. This magnificent tour really gives a great perspective of this unique and beautiful part of the country.
The Put-in-Bay location is open from May to September while their Port Clinton spot is open year round. Gift certificates makes excellent gifts to those vacationing on the island. First timers and season regulars will love viewing Put-in-Bay from this unique and thrilling advantage.
The Put-in-Bay Airport allow for small planes to travel to and from the island easily. it consists of two runways and open year round. Arrivals and departure are accepted from dawn to dusk. The two runways are paved and modern, however they are not light. No departures are allowed after dusk.
Planes arriving can occasionally expect some turbulence on approach when the wind exceeds 10 knots. Every plane must remain 1000 feet from Perry’s Victory and International Peace Monument. This column is located 1.5 miles southwest of the field with an elevation of 942 MSL.
Put-in-Bay Airport does not offer fuel service but pilots it can purchase some at two of the nearby airports: Erie-Ottawa Regional Airport and Griffing Sandusky Airport. The Put-in-Bay Airport also provides charter services, vending machines, and restrooms. All major credit cards are accepted as well.
Put-in-Bay Biplane Rides
Once you get a taste of flying, it’s hard to come back down to earth. After your helicopter ride, you can opt for a ride in a lovingly restored WWII biplane. These open cockpit crafts are manned by an instructor and riders can choose from aerobatic thrills, smooth scenic rides, and/or flight lesson.
Events at the Airport
There are several fun events that take place every summer at the airport. Are you a fan of small aircrafts and vintage cars.
Make sure to come on down for the The Put-in-Bay 3W2 FLY-IN Pilots land the airport to socialize and meet other plane enthusiasts. The popular Put-in-Bay Antique Car Parade joins in on the action and the day ends with a pig roast.
The Put-in-Bay Road Race Reunion is a two day event of racing at the airport for both amateurs and pros alike, there are also fun events for spectators as well.