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Big Island Sunset Flight from Kona

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    What to Expect
    Make your way to Kona International Airport in the early evening to meet your pilot and hop aboard a sate-of-the-art Cessna 208 Jet-Prop Caravan plane. Savor the excitement as you take to the skies above the Big Island.

    View cascading waterfalls, lush green valleys and towering mountains along the Hamakua coast. Fly over fiery Kilauea Volcano, where, at dusk, the red-hot lava flows can best be viewed. Look west to Mauna Loa, considered the largest volcano on Earth, to enjoy a beautiful Hawaiian sunset.

    Your pilot offers narration about the sights, history and topography of Hawaii as you fly. Every seat is a window seat, so you’ll be treated to great views throughout your whole flight, which lasts 2 hours, before arriving back in Kona.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Kona International Airport, 73-200 Kupipi St, Kalaoa, HI 96740, USA
    Departure Time
    4:30 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Live commentary on board
    • Landing fee and fuel surcharge
    • Local taxes
    • Headsets to hear pilot commentary
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Maximum weight per person is 245 lbs (112 kg)
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • 23 months infant weight combination with the adult must not exceed to 245 lbs
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Exceeding 245 lbs can purchase 2 seats.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We had a great scenic flight with Michael and enjoyed every minute. We were a group of 6 ladies. We got sucked into adding on the sunset to see the red hot molten lava promised in the website and of course there is none right now. The marketing needs updated ! Also our original
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    Etienne was our pilot and he's very skilled, friendly, welcoming, relaxed and we had a lot of fun. He made our flight very comfortable despite that day's obvious rough weather and strong winds. He showed us from up close the damage caused by recent lava flows, but also the green
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    In past years I have seen Oahu and Big Island with Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - and not that this tour with the company was bad, they are both good in their own right. However, with Big Island Air, every one gets a window and the pilot makes sure that both sides of the plane gets
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    So much scenery and history packed into the flight. I was not really sure what to expect but got so much more. It’s called a sunset tour, but in reality you land as the sun is setting, but you do get a tour of the entire big island. Etienne Handman was our pilot and did a
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    We booked this flight before the recent activity started - I had wanted to do an air tour of the island but was really a little too nervous about getting in a helicopter. Once I read about Big Island Air here on TA that settled it. The day before we were due to fly with
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