Would you like to reach Normandy by helicopter to discover the landing beaches ?
Live an exclusive experience with your family or friends on the traces of the vestiges of the Second War. On 6 June 1944, the beaches of the departments of La Manche and Calvados became part of world history with the Landing by Sea. Site of the largest military operation ever carried out. The Normandy Beaches offer a unique and unforgettable heritage.AEROAFFAIRES offers a fly over the landing beaches, Normandy Bridge, Pointe du Hoc, Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, Deauville and Honfleur. You will discover from the sky Normandy, the Calvados coast with the D-Day beaches.
A helicopter flight over the landing beaches and Normandy.
You will be able to spend an exceptional and shared moment in total privacy with your clients, friends or family. We have a private terminal at the Paris heliport which will allow you to have a privileged access to your helicopter.
Our flights are exclusively private and tailor-made according to your wishes and constraints. All take-off and landing times are flexible according to your needs.
For all our tours, the helicopter flies over the region at an altitude of 300 to 420 meters offering a spectacular panorama.
AEROAFFAIRES offers a choice of the following helicopters:
- Helicopter type Ecureuil AS 355 bi-turbine version 5 Passengers + 1 pilot
- Helicopter type Dauphin AS 365 twin-turbine VIP version 7 Passenger seats + 2 pilots
We also offer you the possibility to book a guide with a thorough knowledge of the Second World War. The guide will take you to the most confidential places of the landing of the allied forces. As an option, we organize transfers by car with driver or Viano between the American cemetery of Colleville-sur-Mer, Juno Beach center .
A typical day by helicopter to discover the landing beaches.
You will start by flying over the Pegasus Bridge, followed by a passage over the 3 Anglo-Canadian landing beaches (Sword-Juno-Gold).
Your flight will continue by discovering the pontoons, the artificial harbour of Arromanches, and the German batteries of Longue-Sur-Mer. Then, you will arrive at Pointe du Hoc and Omaha Beach with the discovery of the American cemetery of Colleville-Sur-Mer.
Finally, the helicopter will land near the beaches of Utah Beach where a guide will welcome you for a visit of the American cemetery and the Utah Beach Museum. You will then proceed to one of the chosen landing points.
On the way back, you will take off from the Château de la Ferrière, the Château d’Audrieu, the Saint-Siméon farm or the Deauville Golf Hotel to fly over the Calvados region. Followed by a view of the Basilica of Sainte-Thérèse de Lisieux.
As you approach Paris, you will discover the capital from the sky with the district of La Défense, the Grande Arche and the Arc de Triomphe. You will continue by flying over the hippodromes of Longchamp, Auteuil, the Parc des Princes, to finish with a breathtaking view of the Eiffel Tower. You will land at the Paris heliport.
Helicopter Flight plan example above Normandy
09h00 Welcome of the passengers by the crew at the Paris heliport with breakfast and flight conditions’ briefing.
09:15 Take-off from Paris Heliport
10:45 a.m. Landing at Pointe du Hoc
11:00 am Visit to Utah Beach Landing Museum
12:30 Lunch on Utah Beach at the restaurant “le Roosevelt”, at the Château de la Chenevière, at the Château d’Andrieu or at the Ferme de Saint-Siméon.
14H00 – 17h30 Guided tour of the historical monuments with transfer by car.
18:00 Take-off from Château La Chenevière.
7:00 pm Arrival at the Paris heliport.
Rates for a helicopter flight over the D-Day beaches
Rates are based on itinerary options and helicopter downtime, each flight being tailor-made. Prices start at 7,200 euros for 5 passengers or 1,440 euros per passenger.
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Discover the D-Day beaches by helicopter
We offer different possibilities of helicopter landing points around the landing beaches. The Château de la Chenevière, the Ferme de Saint Siméon, the Hotel Golf de Deauville or the Château d’Audrieu.
Château de la Chenevière by helicopter
In the town of Port-en-Bessin, a charming fishing port that François Sagnant called “Saint-Tropez Normand”, stands the castle of Chenevière.
This charming 18th century castle has been converted into a luxury hotel and now has 5 stars. The hotel perfectly meets the requirements of a wealthy clientele. Swimming pool, gardens, gastronomic cuisine, works of art and mouldings, so many reasons why it has been designated the second best hotel in France in 2018 by Condé Nast Traveller.
This refined hotel has its own helicopter landing strip, allowing you to recharge your batteries after a round of golf or a visit to the D-Day landing beaches. The residence is located 2.5 kilometers from the Omaha Beach Golf Course and only 12.9 kilometers from the Omaha Beach Memorial Museum.
Enjoy the warm ambience of this small luxury hotel. Enjoy an helicopter landing, a drink or lunch before setting off to explore the beaches of Normandy.
Crédit : Château de la Chenevière
Honfleur and the Saint Simeon farm by private flight
The Ferme Saint-Siméon is an inn steeped in history. Many painters have made their mark within the walls of this fabulous residence. Many Parisian painters used to come to this friendly and cheerful place to enjoy nature and learn about painting in the open air. Claude Monnet, Eugène Boudain or Constant Troyon stayed for a while at the Saint-Siméon farmhouse before gathering together and giving birth to the famous Honfleur School of Impressionism, known as the School of Saint Siméon.
The Saint-Siméon farm has been converted into a luxury hotel and now has 5 stars.
Suites, restaurant and exceptional services are at the disposal of a clientele curious to walk in the footsteps of the History of Normandy while enjoying luxurious services.
The hotel’s private airstrip allows you to stop for a drink or lunch before setting off again by helicopter to discover the Normandy region.
Credit : Ferme de Saint-Siméon
Deauville and the Hôtel du Golf by helicopter (Groupe Lucien Barrière)
The Hotel du Golf, located a few kilometres from the beaches of Deauville, is home to a 27-hole course. This luxury complex offers an area of calm and tranquillity in the heart of the traditional nature of the Normandy region.
During your helicopter tour, stop at this 4-star hotel to enjoy one of the most beautiful golf courses in Normandy and enjoy refined cuisine.
Helicopter landing is only allowed for passengers who wish to stay in a Groupe Lucien Barrière establishment. You must otherwise land at Deauville airport.
Crédit : hôtel Barrière
Château d’Audrieu (Relais & Châteaux)
Not far from Bayeux and the Pointe du Hoc, a few kilometres from the landing beaches, this 5-star hotel is a historical monument of Normandy. This converted castle regularly hosts seminars. Composed of 25 rooms, 4 suites, 3 meeting rooms including a VIP lounge, this hotel is a privileged place for a professional meeting in an atypical setting.
Take a break with your customers in this luxury hotel. Exchange in complete confidentiality in a private room and take advantage of the exclusive services offered by the Relais et Châteaux brand. The helicopter landing point is directly in front of the castle with quick access to the restaurant terrace.
Source : Audrieu Castle
Contact & Reservation for your private helicopter flight over the Normandy beaches
Book your helicopter tour to Normandy. Contact AEROAFFAIRES 7 days a week and 24 hours a day on +33 (0) 1 44 09 91 82 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paris Heliport – Issy-les-Moulineaux located at 4 avenue de la Porte de Sèvres in Paris in the 15th arrondissement. Porte de Sèvres (parking, direct access to helicopters).