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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 14: An Uber car waits for a client in Manhattan a day after it was announced that Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick will take a leave of absence as chief executive on June 14, 2017 in New York City. The move came after former attorney general Eric H. Holder Jr. and his law firm, Covington & Burling, released 13 pages of recommendations compiled as part of an investigation of sexual harassment at the ride-hailing car service. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Uber Helicopter? Yes, You Could Do It

Uber customers in New York will soon have a new way to get to JFK Airport.

The ride-sharing service is offering helicopter service to all users starting on October 7th. Until now, the Uber Copter was only available to premium users. You’ll need some disposable income to afford the trip.

The flight from lower Manhattan to JFK lasts about 8 minutes and will cost $200 to $225 per passenger. That includes ground transportation to or from the helipad.

In upcoming years, Uber will offer a similar service in Los Angeles, Dallas and Melbourne, Australia.

How early do you normally get to the airport?