Frisco Will be the First Test Site for Uber’s Flying Taxis

Frisco, TX (WBAP/KLIF) – The City of Frisco will be the first test site for Uber’s much talked about flying taxis.

Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney says testing from Frisco Station will begin next year — it’s a new helipad located next to The Star, near the Dallas North Tollway; and, it was built specifically to be the first test site for Uber Elevate and beyond.

“It’s in their masterplan to be a permanent location when it opens to the public.”

The helipad is larger than most, because it is designed to handle more than a regular helicopter.

Watch Frisco Mayor Jeff Chaney during his interview with our media partner WFAA-TV, which reports that from the City of Frisco, an Uber Elevate ride would take only 7 minutes to DFW Airport.

(Copyright 2019 WBAP/KLIF 24/7 News. This report contains material from the WFAA-TV)

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