Isles of Scilly Helicopter from Penzance Heliport

Direct helicopter flights to Tresco & St Mary's, Isles of Scilly - Coming spring 2020


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From spring 2020 we’re reinstating the Isles of Scilly helicopter between Penzance, Tresco and St Mary’s

Join the journey today…

From spring 2020, you will again be able to fly to the Isles of Scilly by helicopter from Penzance direct to Tresco or St Mary’s.

For nearly 50 years, Penzance was the proud home of the Isles of Scilly helicopter service, providing a resilient, reliable and convenient connection to an island paradise.

We’re reinstating this vital link with a state-of-the-art helicopter flying from a modern, purpose-built heliport on the edge of Penzance, with excellent road and rail links.

Fly to the Isles of Scilly aboard the 15 seat AW139 helicopter direct to St Mary’s or Tresco in just 15 minutes, with a year round service and up to 17 flights per day.

Construction of the heliport is now underway; join the journey now to follow our progress…

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Helicopters direct to Tresco & St Mary's

Fly direct to Tresco or St Mary’s, with excellent onward connections to the rest of the Isles of Scilly

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A resilient helicopter base for Scilly

A near sea level location and the latest technology means less disruption from low cloud and fog


Greater accessibility by road & rail

Adjacent to the A30 with on-site parking; just a mile from Penzance rail station with an electric shuttle bus


A year round link to the Isles of Scilly

Up to 17 return flights per day, and Sunday flying. Flying throughout the year for visitors and islanders

Helicopter flights to the Isles of Scilly

Fly aboard the state-of-the-art AW139 helicopter, reaching the islands of Tresco and St Mary’s in just 15 minutes in comfort and style, with up to 17 return flights per day throughout the year…

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