Grand Canyon Airport - Closest Airport to Grand Canyon

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)

Most Grand Canyon visitors fly into Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport because it is the closest major international airport to the South Rim, the most visited part of the National Park; just over 3.5 hours' drive (231 miles). Sky Harbor is a busy airport welcoming flights and airlines from all over the world. From here, you can rent a car or even take a quick 20-minute jumper flight to Flagstaff (FLG).
231 miles to the South Rim; 3 hours 35 minutes drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon South Rim

Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, Nevada (LAS)

Flying into Las Vegas and visiting the West Rim of the Grand Canyon is quickly becoming the easiest way to see Grand Canyon's West Rim, which is the home of the Grand Canyon Skywalk. Mind you, this is NOT part of Grand Canyon National Park. But many helicopter tours, high-end vehicle tours, and river trips depart from Las Vegas. You can fly a commercial plane into Las Vegas from almost any city across the globe making Las Vegas increasingly more popular of a Grand Canyon hub than Arizona. McCarran offers nonstop scheduled service to Canada, Germany, Mexico, the Philippines, South Korea, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and many others.
121 miles to the West Rim; 2 hours 30 minutes drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon West
278 miles to the South Rim; 4 hours 27 minutes drive from Las Vegas to the South Rim

Flagstaff Pulliam Airport (FLG)

Flagstaff Airport is the closest small commercial airport to Grand Canyon National Park South Rim, just a 92-minute scenic drive via three distinct routes. Fly American Airlines or United Airlines exclusively from or connecting through Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport (PHX), Denver (DEN) or Dallas - Ft. Worth (DFW) directly into Flagstaff. These flights are increasing in frequency and are worth it when it comes to extreme convenience. Flagstaff's small airport is friendly, charming, easy to navigate, simple to collect baggage, and even rent a car.

Bonus: If you happen to be flying from Phoenix, try to get a window seat on the west side of the plane (left side going to Flagstaff, right side if flying to Phoenix from Flagstaff). This seat gives you an amazing view of Sedona as the plane stays pretty low over for the 25+ minute flight and is like a Sedona air tour in its own right.
81 miles; 1 hour 32 minutes drive from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon South Rim (Main Entrance)

Prescott Ernest A. Love Field (PRC)

Prescott's central Arizona location and close driving proximity to Phoenix, Sedona, Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon make it a logical home base for any Arizona vacation. And with limited commercial airline service courtesy of Great Lake Airlines, it's feasible to make Prescott your starting and ending airport destination, particularly if you're flying in or connecting from Los Angeles, Denver, Moab, Page or Kingman.
129 miles; 2 hours 25 minutes drive from Prescott to the South Rim

Sedona Airport (KSEZ)

Please note that no commercial airlines fly in and out of Sedona. Fly private or charter aircraft into Sedona. Sedona Airport has been called "The Premier Southwest Resort Destination Airport" and "America's Most Scenic Airport." Established in 1955, Sedona Airport is located on top of a mountain five hundred feet above Sedona.
119 miles; 2 hours 19 mintues drive from Sedona to the South Rim

Grand Canyon Airport (GCN)

Fly private or charter aircraft into Grand Canyon Airport near Tusayan at the entrance to the South Rim.
8 miles; 15 minute drive from Grand Canyon/Tusayan to the South Rim

Amtrak train service into Flagstaff or Williams is available. for information about the Flagstaff and Williams Amtrak stations and to search rail fares and schedules.

Shuttle service from Phoenix to Flagstaff and Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Village can be arranged through a number of providers. For options and shuttle information and advice, .


RECOMMENDED GRAND CANYON AIR TOURS

Grand Canyon Airlines

Don't just view the Canyon from the rim when you can fly the Grand Canyon with a legend! Since 1927, Grand Canyon Airlines has been the premier fixed wing provider of scenic Grand Canyon tour flights. Specially patented, exclusive aircraft provide crystal clear viewing with narration in ei
Don't just view the Canyon from the rim when you can fly the Grand Canyon with a legend! Since 1927, Grand Canyon Airlines has been the premier fixed wing provider of scenic Grand Canyon tour flights. Specially patented, exclusive aircraft provide crystal clear viewing with narration in eight different languages. The classic Grand Discovery Tour is the ultimate Canyon view.

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Papillon Helicopters

Papillon Helicopters

Tour Grand Canyon with the "World's Largest and Most Experienced Helicopter Sightseeing Company!" Only Papillon is a recipient of the 5-star Diamond award and certified to fly both the South and West Rims of the Canyon. Choose from Air Tours departing Grand Canyon or Las Vegas and ground t
Tour Grand Canyon with the "World's Largest and Most Experienced Helicopter Sightseeing Company!" Only Papillon is a recipient of the 5-star Diamond award and certified to fly both the South and West Rims of the Canyon. Choose from Air Tours departing Grand Canyon or Las Vegas and ground tours departing from Scottsdale/Phoenix.

Maverick Helicopter Tours

Maverick Helicopters provides helicopter tours to the Grand Canyon. Maverick brings VIP and first-class service to the Grand Canyon. Maverick's helicopters are climate-controlled, specifically built for sightseeing with unobstructed views. Maverick is the world's largest operator of E
Maverick Helicopters provides helicopter tours to the Grand Canyon. Maverick brings VIP and first-class service to the Grand Canyon. Maverick's helicopters are climate-controlled, specifically built for sightseeing with unobstructed views. Maverick is the world's largest operator of ECO-Star helicopters. They give you an adventure of a lifetime and not just another tour of the Grand Canyon. Maverick takes you further and deeper into the Grand Canyon than any other company.

Helicopter Tour of the North Canyon with Optional Hummer Excursion

The Grand Canyon is undoubtedly beautiful, but this helicopter tour of the iconic canyon elevates the views to a whole new level. Soar over Kaibab National Forest and into the Dragon Corridor—the deepest and widest part of the canyon. Upgrade your tour to include a Hummer tour of other

The Grand Canyon is undoubtedly beautiful, but this helicopter tour of the iconic canyon elevates the views to a whole new level. Soar over Kaibab National Forest and into the Dragon Corridor—the deepest and widest part of the canyon. Upgrade your tour to include a Hummer tour of other essential Grand Canyon sights after the ride; your car is waiting for you for a seamless transition.

  • Grand Canyon North Rim helicopter tour
  • Bring your camera for unbeatable views of the canyon
  • A memorable travel experience great for first-time and return visitors alike
  • Upgrade to include a Hummer tour after the helicopter ride

Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour from Las Vegas with Champagne & Light Picnic

Escape to the Grand Canyon on this exciting 3.5-hour sightseeing adventure. Enjoy a scenic 45-minute flight from Las Vegas to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, flying over Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the Black Mountains, Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees Forest, and Grand Wash Cliffs Wilderness al

Escape to the Grand Canyon on this exciting 3.5-hour sightseeing adventure. Enjoy a scenic 45-minute flight from Las Vegas to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, flying over Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the Black Mountains, Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees Forest, and Grand Wash Cliffs Wilderness along the way. Then descend 4,000 feet (1,219 meters) below the rim of the Grand Canyon to a landing spot at the base. Enjoy a Champagne picnic lunch, and soak up the breathtaking views before the return trip to Las Vegas. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.

  • Grand Canyon helicopter tour from Las Vegas
  • Fly in a state-of-the-art EC-130 helicopter
  • Enjoy a Champagne picnic on the canyon floor
  • Round-trip transport from Las Vegas by limousine included

Adventure Tour - Grand Canyon West Rim with Skywalk - Leaves from Phoenix

Experience the majesty of the American Southwest with a full-day, all-inclusive tour to the Grand Canyon by air. Enjoy a round-trip scenic flight from Phoenix, and touch down at the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, site of the Hualapai Reservation. Travel on land to Eagle Point for Native

Experience the majesty of the American Southwest with a full-day, all-inclusive tour to the Grand Canyon by air. Enjoy a round-trip scenic flight from Phoenix, and touch down at the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, site of the Hualapai Reservation. Travel on land to Eagle Point for Native American cultural performances, sweeping views of the Grand Canyon, lunch on the canyon rim, a helicopter ride to the bottom of the canyon, a boat cruise on the Colorado River and admission to the thrilling Grand Canyon Skywalk.

  • Full-day tour to the Grand Canyon's West Rim by air
  • Enjoy a narrated scenic flight over America’s most famous natural wonder
  • Dare to walk out on the Grand Canyon Skywalk
  • Take a ground tour to Eagle Point to learn about Native American culture Eat lunch at Guano Point, located on the canyon rim
  • Take a helicopter flight down to the Colorado River, followed by a short boat cruise

Includes plane and helicopter flights, lunch, ground and boat tours, admission fees and guides.


North & East Rim Imperial with Ecostar Family Flight

Recommend for groups of 4+. Take the Imperial Air tour on an aircraft dedicated exclusively for yourself and your family/friends.

Experience the Grand Canyon aboard a helicopter tour reserved entirely for your party. These helicopters have been designed with ecological impact in mi

Recommend for groups of 4+. Take the Imperial Air tour on an aircraft dedicated exclusively for yourself and your family/friends.

Experience the Grand Canyon aboard a helicopter tour reserved entirely for your party. These helicopters have been designed with ecological impact in mind and feature lower noise to minimize disturbance. Set off from the Grand Canyon air terminal for aerial sights of the incredible rock gorges, the Colorado River twisting below, and the forested areas of the North Rim. Enjoy the most environmentally-friendly and exclusive way to tour the Grand Canyon by air!

Red Rock Balloons

Come fly the Red Rocks! Take an "Aerial Nature Walk" which is a truly magical feeling of soaring gently with the wind. Sedona's natural wonders and wildlife sightings will delight you. After your sunrise flight, relax at a traditional champagne picnic with a continental breakfast. Free vid
Come fly the Red Rocks! Take an "Aerial Nature Walk" which is a truly magical feeling of soaring gently with the wind. Sedona's natural wonders and wildlife sightings will delight you. After your sunrise flight, relax at a traditional champagne picnic with a continental breakfast. Free video. Perfect flying record.

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