ALERT: Due to the shutdown of the federal government, the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse, which are part of the National Park Service, are closed. They will resume operations during regularly scheduled hours as soon as the government re-opens. Ticketing and tram operations at the Gateway Arch and ticketing operations at the Old Courthouse are also closed. If you have purchased a scheduled tram ride to the top or Arch entry-only ticket during this time, your ticket price will be refunded as soon as possible. Other Gateway Arch Experience activities such as the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch and Gateway Helicopter Tours, which are NOT part of the National Park Service, are currently closed for the season. Please continue to check this site or call 877-982-1410 for additional information and updates on visiting these attractions. Please pay attention to the mainstream media or visit for the announcement regarding the resumption of federal government operations. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Helicopter Tours

View the Gateway Arch from above, while enjoying a narrated tour of this historical city.


Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of St. Louis and beyond through a variety of helicopter tours. Flights are narrated by certified pilots and regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration.


Riverfront at 50 South Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 6310


April–November, Daily, 11am–Sunset


Prices start at $35, with a minimum of two and maximum of three passengers. Children under age two may ride on an adult’s lap for free. The maximum weight limit per seat is 300 pounds and the maximum combined weight of all passengers, including the pilot, cannot exceed 550 pounds per Federal Regulations.


Call 314-496-4494 or visit Gateway Helicopter Tours for more information. Reservations are not required.

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