These tourists join hundreds of others as they flock to Grand Canyon Airport to take helicopter and plane tours as the only way they could see the Grand Canyon as the entrance to Grand Canyon National... more 
These tourists join hundreds of others as they flock to Grand Canyon Airport to take helicopter and plane tours as the only way they could see the Grand Canyon as the entrance to Grand Canyon National Park remains closed to visitors due to the continued federal government shutdown on Friday Oct. 11, 2013, in Tusayan, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ross D. Franklin
Sat, Oct 12, 2013 3:38 AM EDT