Air Tours

Take your experience to a higher level, literally.

Gateway Canyons Air Tours are designed around your schedule and will open your eyes to the wondrous landscape around us, from a bird’s eye view.

For more details, visit Gateway Canyons Air Tours

Reservations & questions: call us at 970-931-2458.

Take your experience to a higher level, literally.

Gateway Canyons Air Tours are designed around your schedule and will open your eyes to the wondrous landscape around us, from a bird’s eye view.

For more details, visit Gateway Canyons Air Tours

Reservations & questions: call us at 970-931-2458.

Helicopter flying near Gateway Canyon Resort

Air Tours

We offer the unique and unforgettable experience of flying over some of the most spectacular scenery in the country! Don’t just see beauty, learn about the fascinating lore and legends of western Colorado and eastern Utah. 

Tour operations are based out of:

  • Grand Junction and Gateway, Colorado for scenic tours of the Rocky Mountains Western Slope
  • The mountain resort towns (Aspen & Telluride, Colorado and Moab, Utah) for astonishing scenic flights in and around the mountains
  • Moab, Utah, for luxury ground tour of Arches National Park from Canyonlands airport
Helicopter parked on lawn at Gateway Canyon Resort

Our Aircraft

Our Eurocopter 
Our Eurocopter AStar B3’s exceptional visibility, range and power (847 horsepower engine), combined with a quiet cabin, make it ideal for scenic tours. This helicopter features leather seats and a luxurious interior. Passengers are treated to state-of-the art noise-cancelling Bose headsets for ease of conversation.

Boarding a helicopter near Gateway Canyons Resort

Our Pilots

Our pilots always delight our guests – ready to answer questions and provide aircraft positioning for spectacular photos!

Al Sisson
Chief Operating Officer
A retired Lt. Colonel who served 24 years in the U.S. Marines and has over 3,000 hours flying time, including 2,400 hours in the AV-8B Harrier. Served in Bosnia in 1995 and Iraq from 2003 – 2008. His last assignment before retiring was as Commanding Officer of Marine Attack Squadron 542.

Gateway Canyon Resort

Q&A

The land formations of western Colorado and eastern Utah offer geological diversity in a very concentrated area with spectacular red rock canyons, monoliths and mesas, snowcapped mountains, lakes and rivers. We fly at a lower altitude than commercial airlines, so we are able to provide our guests with a more intimate and memorable view of the spectacular terrain. 

Tours of any length can be arranged, but the most popular are the 30-minute tours. We can do as little as 15 minutes or as long as 2 hours, or any length custom tour.

It varies – anything from you and your camera to a full group of family and friends. We can accommodate as many as 5 passengers, total.

The professionalism and efficiency of our crew and operation – our briefing before each flight gives our guests great comfort and insight into the adventure they’re about to experience. Combine this with the absolute thrill of flying over breathtaking scenery in the luxury and comfort of our aircraft. We offer an intimate look at the desert splendor and mountain majesty.

Our guests find themselves immersed in the regional narrative about the areas we tour. With views of the spectacular Western Colorado and Eastern Utah landscapes, as well as the in-depth perspectives that go with them, guests can experience what many people say is a ‘must do’ for their ‘bucket list.

Gateway Canyons Air Tours is a custom scenic flight company. If you and your friends want to go to Aspen, Moab, Gateway, Telluride or Vail for lunch, shopping or golf for the day, we can provide you that luxury for a very affordable price.