Air Activities

Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie or want a different perspective of the Outer Banks, check out all there is to do by air!

Barrier Island Aviation

Barrier Island Aviation offers Biplane Tours and Cessna Tours over the beautiful Outer Banks. See lighthouses, shipwrecks, the Wright Brothers First Flight Monument, dolphins, sea turtles and much more from the air. The absolute best way to view the magnificent beauty of the Outer Banks of North Carolina is from our big red biplane! Seating up to two passengers in front of the pilot, our
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Burrus Flying Service

For a totally different perspective on Hatteras Island, see it from the air. Burrus offers air tours over Hatteras and Ocracoke islands for sightseeing, aerial photography or historical tours. Air tour prices are reasonable, staring ar $45 per person for a party of three and varying from there depending on your chosen tour. The owner will do custom tours of the Outer Banks (prices vary).
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Coastal Helicopters

The Outer Banks draws the thousands of vacationers every year, but most people only see it from their beach chairs and car seats. If you want to experience OBX beauty in an unforgettable way, then an Outer Banks helicopter ride is exactly what you need! See the beaches, lighthouses, and wildlife of North Carolina’s famous coastline from our three passenger, air conditioned Robinson helicopter. Every
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Dare County Regional Airport

Dare County Regional Airport is a bustling center of aviation activity year round and has a lot to offer. We feature a full staff, a modern terminal building and hangars. MQI utilizes two runways (5-23) and (17-35) with radio controlled lighting. We also have AWOS weather service, DME, VOR and ADF navigational equipment.
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OBX Biplanes And War Birds

Experience the magic, romance and adventure of an open cockpit biplane ride...the wind in your hair, the sun on your face, and joy in your heart. Join us for an air tour over the Outer Banks today; it's no ordinary plane ride, it's one of the most exciting things to do on the OBX! Or, take the flight of a lifetime in our 1943 WWII
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OBX Sky Dive

Why not finally make your dream a reality and have your “First Flight” with the professionals? Skydive OBX is a proud member of the United States Parachute Association. Our tandem instructors are highly experienced and hold several certifications and excellent safety records. Safety is our number one priority.
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