Beach Helicopter to offer flights in spring

Published: Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 09:26 AM.

A building permit on the other hand, would require a new owner to work with state agencies to see if the permit could be transferred, according to Marissa Martinez, a county planner.

Originally slated to open in December, Langford said Beach Helicopter plans to start offering flights in the next couple of months.

"We're ready to proceed and are hoping to be open by spring break," she said.

Timberview Helicopters, a competing tourism company, is currently flying but has been relegated to taking off and landing at the Destin Airport after a long battle over appropriate locations with city and county officials.

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