Circuit Helicopter Shuttle Reservations

Circuit of the Americas Helicopter Charters // November 15, 16 & 17

Alamo Helicopters will be offering charters to and from the COTA F1 track all three days of the race weekend, from 2 locations this year.

The price from Bud Dryden Airport (10301 FM 969 Austin, TX) is: $1500 per person for a 3 day pass plus $25.00 per day landing fee to COTA.  $1575.00 total cost per person.

The price from the Barton Oaks Downtown MOPAC parking garage (901 S.MOPAC, Building 3): is $2000.00 per person for a 3 day pass plus $25 per day landing fee to COTA. $2075.00 total cost.

Dedicated Helicopters from *Downtown or Dryden  Airport  

$15,000 per day, a 3 day minimum, plus $12,000 for ferry time.  This price includes 4 hours of flying per day. These aircraft will carry 5 to 6 passengers per load.  Any additional hours will be invoiced at $2500.00 per hour.

*COTA landing fee is $25.00 per person per day.

*Downtown location will have an additional landing fee.

** We are the only helicopter operator who has a landing permit in downtown Austin.

Reservation Information

  • Reservations must be paid in full at time of booking
  • Limit one carry on per person, may not exceed 15 pounds
  • Passengers must arrive 30 minutes before scheduled departure time or will receive a rescheduled time, subject to availability
  • Flight times will be assigned at time of reservation
  • At check in a Waiver and release form will be signed

Required Travel Documents

  • Passengers must present valid credentials or tickets for the event at check-in
  • Passengers must present an unexpired government-issued picture ID at check-in to include a driver’s license, passport, resident or military ID
  • Passengers under 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian at the time of departure

Carry On Policy

  • Only one carry on per person
  • Carry on cannot weigh more than 15 pounds
  • Only small carry on items such as a purse, camera bag or backpack will be permitted
  • All carry on must be soft bags


Cancellation and rain out policy

  • All cancellations must be received by October 1, 2013 for 100% refund. After that date no refunds for cancellations will be made.
  • Price includes a 10% registration fee that cannot be refunded in case of cancellation after 10/1/13 for maintenance issues or inclement weather.  You will receive a 90% refund for any days that your flight is cancelled.


Alamo Helicopters are a short drive from both downtown and the Austin Airport at:

1-Bud Dryden Airport 10301 F.M. 969, Austin, TX, 78724

2-Downtown MOPAC location: Barton Oaks 901 S. MOPAC, Building 3 Austin, TX 78746

Free Parking – please follow the lot attendee’s instructions on where to park at Dryden.


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