The Isles of Scilly Helicopter
Helicopter flights to Tresco & St Mary’s
The Isles of Scilly helicopter service from the new Penzance Heliport will be the only helicopter to operate to both Tresco and St Mary’s on the Isles of Scilly – an old favourite brought up-to-date for the 21st century.
Operating the state-of-the-art AW139 helicopter, the Isles of Scilly helicopter service from Penzance Heliport will offer a flight time of just 15 minutes to an island paradise.
The helicopter will operate up to 17 return flights per day to Tresco and St Mary’s, with a limited Sunday schedule and a year-round service for islanders and visitors. A standard adult ticket is anticipated to be around £230 return.
The helicopter will be operated by industry leaders Sloane Helicopters – one of the most accomplished helicopter operators in Europe, with 50 years’ experience.
Find out more about the service below…
About the Isles of Scilly Helicopter
A Year Round Link
A limited Sunday schedule will make life easier for islanders and visitors
Fly In 15 Minutes
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I book yet?
We received planning consent in August 2018 and expect helicopter flights from Penzance Heliport to commence in spring 2020. Please sign up to our email updates to be the first to hear when tickets go on sale, as well as other updates.
Will you fly to both Tresco and St Mary's?
What will a ticket cost?
Will passengers with mobility difficulties be able to use the helicopter?
What will the luggage allowance be?
Will dogs be welcome?
Will the helicopter operate all year round?
Are you creating any new jobs?
Is this linked to the helicopter operating out of Land's End?
No. This is an independent service which will operate from Penzance Heliport to both Tresco and St Mary’s all year round. The helicopter operating from Land’s End operates to St Mary’s only, on a seasonal basis.
Our Helicopter Operator
In 2019, Sloane will celebrate 50 years in aviation and are widely recognised as one of Europe’s leading helicopter companies, trusted by clients including high profile individuals, a number of air ambulances and even No 32 (The Royal) Squadron of the Royal Air Force, charged with the movement of senior military commanders and Government Ministers.
Sloane Helicopters have been the UK and Ireland distributor and service centre for Leonardo Helicopters – formerly AgustaWestland – for over 22 years.
The company enjoys strong Cornish connections; indeed Chairman David George, who still owns the company, was educated in Penzance and the Managing Director, Jeremy Awenat, served at RNAS Culdrose.
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