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Where to find a helicopter in Fortnite

fortnite helicopter locations
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Fortnite update 12.20 is here, and its flagship feature encourages us to get to the chopper, Terminator-style. Along with myriad bug fixes, map changes, and a new spy-themed progression system involving the rival Ghost and Shadow factions, we now have a new airborne vehicle to help us escape the storm in style. Ode to Joy as the soundtrack is optional.

But before you can make your an escape with a chopper, you need to know where to pick one up, first. So here are all the Fortnite helicopter locations so you can plan your jump from the Battle Bus accordingly. 

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Fortnite helicopter locations

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Most of the helipads can be found in the newer named areas, like The Rig, The Yacht, The Shark, The Agency, and other places beginning with 'The'. However, there are a few more, as you can see on the map above. 

When you find a helicopter, remember that it can take a full squad; there's no need to leave a player behind. Rumours and leaks suggested it would be a single-player vehicle only, but this turned out to not be the case. 

Anyway, here are all the Fortnite helicopter locations:

  • East of Craggy Cliffs: At the Fortnite Shadow safe house on the hill.
  • Pleasant Park: Underneath where the football pitch used to be, to the south.
  • The Agency: On the south side.
  • The Grotto: In the centre of the area.
  • North of Misty Meadows: Near the safe house on the larger island.
  • Weather Station: On the western side near the Mount Kay peak.
  • The Rig: On the east side of the this newly-changed spot.
  • East of Frenzy Farm: Head over the river from the farm, near the public toilet entrance to another safe house.
  • North of Holly Hedges: Between this area and Sweaty Sands.
  • The Yacht: On the west side of this floating landmark.
  • The Shark: The helipad is to the north-west.

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