The introduction of “No Fly Zones” in the Sedona area is a huge quality of life win for Sedonans while preserving the business model of helicopter tour companies, an important part of the Sedona tourism economy. This release generated excellent coverage. National travel and environmental pubs are developing stories on the topic this summer.
Silence is Golden: Sedona Helicopter Tours Agree to No-Fly Zones
City of Sedona, major resorts, landmarks off limits to commercial helicopter overflights
Sedona, Ariz. (June 8, 2020) In a major step forward for sustainability in red rock country, Sedona helicopter tour operators have agreed to “no-fly” zones encompassing the entire City of Sedona, it was announced today. Under the agreement, several major resorts and neighborhoods outside the city limits are also included where tour helicopters will no longer overfly. More