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Texas Motor Speedway

Helicopter Charter Service

  • 9 minutes door-to-door service from Fort Worth Meacham Airport
  • Other pickup locations available
  • Call 817-625-1800 or 214-296-2289 for information

Please read the following important information regarding private air travel on-board a helicopter operated by Epic Helicopters, LLC.

Reservation Information Highlights

  • Reservations must be paid in full at the time of booking.
  • Passenger weight information is required at the time of booking.
  • Limit one carry-on per person, may not exceed 15 lbs. Must declare desire to take a carry-on (purses, backpacks, briefcases, etc) at the time of reservation.

Required Travel Documents

  • Passengers must check-in with a valid, unexpired government issued picture ID, which may include: driver’s license, passport, resident ID card or military ID. Passengers under 18 years of age must furnish an original birth certificate at check-in.

Minors

  • Passengers under 18 years of age must have parent or legal guardian present at the time of departure and authorized by the parent or legal guardian.

Baggage & Carry-On Policy

  • Only small carry on items are permitted such as a purse or backpack with a limit of one (1) carry-on per person.
  • Limit 15 lbs per carry-on item.
  • All carry-ons must be soft bags.
  • All bags are subject to search.
  • Carry-ons must fit in the under-seat baggage compartment or they may not be carried on-board. Please note that passengers are unable to access under-seat baggage compartments during flight.

Weight & Size Restrictions for Passengers & Baggage

  • Helicopters are weight sensitive machines and thus every item loaded on-board is of a known weight, which is calculated prior to every flight. At times, in order to comply with normal weight loading parameters, it is possible that groups of passengers traveling together may be accommodated on separate flights in order to ensure the highest level of safety, which is our primary goal.
  • Each passenger’s weight, including their personal belongings and carry-on bags, may not exceed 300 lbs. Passengers unable to fasten the safety belt about their person will not be permitted on-board and will be issued a refund. Seat belt extensions are not available. Passengers will be weighed prior to boarding.

Flight Delays or Cancellations

  • Epic Helicopters, LLC reserves the sole right to deny or delay boarding for any passenger for any reason whatsoever.
  • In the event a flight cannot be completed, for any reason whatsoever, Epic Helicopters is not obligated to provide, arrange for or pay for alternate means of transportation.

Portable Electronic Devices

Federal regulations prohibit the use of portable electronic devices during flight.

Intoxicated Passengers

Federal regulations prohibit intoxicated passengers on-board. Intoxicated passengers will be denied boarding at the sole discretion of Epic Helicopters. Passengers denied boarding for this reason will not receive a refund.

Custom Pickup Locations

Custom departure points are available only from area airports. Epic Helicopters services the following airports: Denton, Fort Worth Alliance, Addison, Arlington, Grand Prairie, Fort Worth Spinks, Dallas Love, Dallas Executive, Downtown Dallas Heliport, D/FW International Airport, McKinney, Midlothian/Waxahachie. Other airport pickup locations available. Call 817-625-1800 for more information.

Flight Time To/From TMS

The helicopter charter from Fort Worth Meacham Airport to Texas Motor Speedway is approximately 9 minutes. The return trip is the same.

Departures to TMS

Departures to TMS are scheduled at the time your reservation is made. Preferential arrival times closer to the race start are generally available to passengers that make advance reservations. For departure locations other than Meacham Airport, advance arrangements must be made at least 4 days prior.

Departure Location & Address

All Meacham airport departures will depart from the Main Terminal Building located at 3951 Lincoln Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76106. View Map

Drop-Off/Pickup Point at TMS

All flights arrive and depart from the North end of the Speedway next to Gate 12.

Refunds

  • Reservations are non-refundable unless in the event of non-flyable weather (i.e. thunderstorms, low visibility and low cloud ceilings).
  • Refunds will not be given to intoxicated passengers that are denied boarding.

Weather Information

  • On occasion, a flight may be cancelled or postponed due to airspace restrictions, weather or other reasons out of our control. You will be notified by phone in a timely manner if this situation occurs.

Items Not Permitted On-Board:

  • Coolers
  • Weapons
  • Pets
  • Hazardous materials such as lighters, fireworks, aerosol cans, etc.
  • Consuming food or drink on Texas Motor Speedway flights is not permitted.

Hazardous Materials

Federal law forbids the carriage of hazardous materials aboard aircraft in your luggage or on your person. A violation can result in five years' imprisonment and penalties of $250,000 or more (49 U.S.C. 5124). Hazardous materials include explosives, compressed gases, flammable liquids and solids, oxidizers, poisons, corrosives and radioactive materials. Examples: Paints, lighter fluid, fireworks, tear gases, oxygen bottles, and radio-pharmaceuticals. There are special exceptions for small quantities (up to 70 ounces total) of medicinal and toilet articles carried in your luggage and certain smoking materials carried on your person. For further information contact your airline representative.

Security Screening

Passengers are subject to security screening and baggage inspection.

Air Carrier Status

Epic Helicopters, LLC is a fully certificated Air Carrier operating under the regulatory basis of 14 CFR Part 135. As a certificated Air Carrier, Epic Helicopters, LLC is held to similar standards in pilot training, maintenance and safety as that of commercial airliners.