Helicopter Charters to

Watkins Glen International

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Helicopter Charters to

Watkins Glen International

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Watkins Glen International Helicopter Charters

Watkins Glen International (The Glen) is a favorite destination for NASCAR fans the world over. Engaging a helicopter shuttle shows you’re working smarter rather than harder to save time and energy getting to the track. Gridlocked conditions bring traffic to a crawl, delaying your fun. Forget about it! Share the cost with a group, fly over the mess and get to the track in minutes from your office, hotel or private residence. FairLifts can provide information on any transfer costs or additional fees for custom pickup and drop offs.

When taking a helicopter shuttle to and from the track, you not only will get an amazing view of New York, you also have the benefit of beating the other race fans stuck in traffic, getting to the track early enough to participate in the many pre-race events and bypass the frustration of having to wait hours to exit the parking lot. Scheduling is easy and with a simple phone call we can arrange your travel to and from The Glen to either a heliport close to your accommodations or the airport itself.

Customize your flight with a brief tour of the area or invite all of your friends and take part in a group flight that cuts the cost and makes for an interesting ride while you all prepared for this year’s lineup of professional racing! Whatever your preference, FairLifts can arrange the dream charter to WG that you will never forget and the bragging rights you’ll never lose.


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A Brief History of The Glen

The tiny hamlet of Watkins Glen, New York turned into a street racing scene in 1948 when an enterprising law student had an idea to create European-style racing. In an almost Cinderella like story, the Glen began it’s racing fame on “The Day They Stopped the Trains”, October 2, 1948. As the first post WWII in the U.S., the Glen became famous for hosting the top names in American sports car racing until 1953 when racing was moved to a temporary location to allow for construction on the track.

In 1957, The Glen hosted its first professional race, the NASCAR Grand Stock Car event.  From then, the track hosted the Watkins Glen Grand Prix in 1971-1980, and after the expansion of 71’ the track began hosting a slew of additional races including the Can-Am, Trans-Am, Six Hours, Formula 5000 and CART Indy Car Series.

Today, the Glen is an official NASCAR track with an international reputation and is known as the track holding the first professional race to be run on the permanent 2.3-mile road course. Now, thousands of racefans and racing history buffs visit WG to enjoy the races and feel a little bit of nostalgia. Although the track has undergone many renovations, it still has the same old race feeling no matter how many times you visit.

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Benefits of Helicopter Shuttles to Watkins Glen International

Sometimes it’s easy to overlook the obvious. Enlisting a helicopter shuttle saves you traffic headaches and time getting to Watkins Glen International for NASCAR events. You can:

Skip traffic

You want to watch the race not be in the race. Delays, road rage and traffic hazards are a thing of the past when you lease a helicopter shuttle. Instead of deep breathing to calm your nerves, enjoy sighs of relief while flying over the mess.

Avoid parking

Against your better judgement, you decide to drive to the Glen. But, there’s no parking! If circling a lot is not your idea of fun, lease a helicopter charter instead. The pilot can pick you up from your hotel and touch down close to the Glen. Simple!

Arrive early/stay late

The Elmira-Corning Regional Airport (ELM) conveniently services NASCAR fans heading to Watkins Glen International. With a speedy helicopter shuttle, your group can beat the crush on race day. Then avoid the ride home panic by staying late. You save time and you won’t miss any action.

Group Pricing: Split the bill

FairLifts’ representatives will be happy to break down your helicopter charter costs. With a group, you’ll find your new favorite way to travel is surprisingly affordable. For an additional fee, get a custom pickup and drop off location. Your group will thank you.

One way and round trip flights

Enjoy the convenience and prestige of a round trip helicopter charter ride. Or, as a one way package, get to the Glen in a car and have the helicopter fly you to your destination.

The checkered flag waits for no one.
Get your helicopter charter to Watkins Glen International!

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Watkins Glen International : Year Round Events!

Watkins Glen International hosts a variety of events throughout the year. From concert events, scheduled charity gatherings, and more, there is a wide variety of days in which you can schedule your helicopter charter to Watkins Glen. FairLifts can provide you with all of the information you may need to make your reservations and be fully briefed in what to expect on board and in flight. Additional racing events for this year include:

8/8-9/2, 2018 : Pirelli World Challenge with double header sprint races
9/7-9/9, 2018 : Hilliard U.S. Vintage Grand Prix, America’s biggest vintage racing event
10/20, 2018 : Ticket Galaxy Beer Festival highlighting New York breweries, live music, stein-holding -competitions and all day fun


Have Your Day At the Races at Watkins Glen International

Watkins Glen International is a historic race track with a distinguished pedigree of winners. From its first professional race won by Buck Baker in 1957, the Glen has hosted a who’s who of iconic drivers including Mario Andretti, Jeff Gordon and Mark Martin. Now, FairLifts gives you the chance to be more than a bystander watching races from home. With its wide network of regional partners, FairLifts can set you up with your own private helicopter charter to get to the track. Here’s your chance to soak up this historic atmosphere in person.
Call FairLifts at 1-800-318-8940 now!