Need to get to the States? Great Lakes Helicopter is offering flights departing from the St. Catharines airport (CYSN) to the Buffalo international airport (KBUF). We have partnered with GRM, Oakwood and TRC who will transport your vehicle across the border via a car trailer (or drive your RV) to meet you in Buffalo when you land. Here are the details:


Our flights depart Monday through Friday and we do 5 flights a day. The departure times for each of these days are 7am-9am-11am-1pm-3pm.

The cost:

The helicopter flight is $1800.00 plus tax (regardless of number of passengers). We also require a $500 deposit at the time of booking. If you choose to cancel your booking, the deposit is non-refundable however, $160 of the deposit can be used as a credit toward one of our other great heli packages.

The vehicle transportation cost is an additional $700.00 or $1600.00 for larger vehicles (RV’s and vehicles towing trailers).


The helicopter has seating for 3 passengers and there is a max weight capacity of 530 lbs, for pets, luggage and passengers.

Per seat, there is a max weight of 275 lbs.


The White House announced that vaccines will be required for international travellers coming into the United States, with an effective date of November 8, 2021. For purposes of entry into the United States, vaccines accepted will include FDA approved or authorized and WHO Emergency Use Listing vaccines. Proof of vaccination and a covid-19 test taken within 24 hours of your flight is required to board the helicopter.

How to book a flight:

Please visit our Cross Border Online Booking system to see availability and book a flight.

Please contact us if your preferred date is unavailable. We are always opening up more availability where it is possible for us to do so.

For all other inquiries, you can email or call our office at or 519-650-4542.

Thank you for your interest in flying with Great Lakes Helicopter.