The Right Tools
For The Job

Choosing the right aircraft for your trip makes all the difference. Speed, capacity and size can each dramatically impact your flight experience. We make sure you always have the best fit and value for your Private Charter.

Whether you have a specific aircraft in mind, or you would prefer to explore options, we are happy to review those with you, choosing among different categories, features and values, until you are satisfied with the aircraft selection.

This guide outlines the aircraft types available for charter and highlights the various manufacturers within each category.

Single Engine

Ideal for aerial/scenic flights, short distance trips, or back country flying in the Mountains.

Aircraft ExampleCessna Turbo Stationair / Cessna 206, Cirrus SR20, Piper Meridian
CapacityUp to 9 passengers
Speed150–310 mph
Range700–310 miles

Turbo-Prop and Twin Engine Piston

Economical options are ideal for short distance trips and shorter runway lengths compared to jets within a reasonable price.

Aircraft ExampleKing Air B200 / Pilatus PC-12 / Cessna 421
CapacityUp to 8 passengers
Speed200–330 mph
Range1,000–1,800 miles

Small Light Jets

Smaller jets for a less price than the conventional light jet.

Aircraft ExampleCitation M2/ Embraer Phenom 100 / HondaJet
CapacityUp to 4 passengers
SpeedUp to 370 mph
RangeUp to 1,700 miles

Light Jets

The industry staple. Light jets provide access to small airports with the speed in productive time. Travel comfortably and arrive in style.

Aircraft ExampleCitation CJ series / Learjet 30/45 Series / Hawker Series
CapacityUp to 8 passengers
Speed375–475 mph
Range1,400–2,000 miles

Mid-Size Jets

Best-in-Class combination of speed and comfort for the long haul. Larger cabins for ultra-comfort, and amenities include an enclosed lavatory, forward galley, and most have cabin-accessible luggage. Longer travel range than light jets, where most can fly east to west non-stop.

Aircraft ExampleHawker 850/900XP / Learjet 60/70 series / Gulfstream 150/200/280
CapacityUp to 9 passengers
Speed450–550 mph
Range1,600–2,600 miles

Super Mid-Size Jets

Elite class steps up in speed and range over the standard mid-size.

Aircraft ExampleCitation Sovereign / Hawker Beechcraft 4000 /  Challenger 300/600 series / Gulfstream 350/450
CapacityUp to 9 passengers
Speed500–550 mph
Range3,300–3,600 miles

Heavy Jets

Exclusivity and luxury meets ultra long-range destinations. Heavy jets provide ultimate large cabins, optimum performance and luxury air travel. Heavy jets are optimal for the long ranges needed for trans- or inter-continental routes and carry up to twelve people in great comfort.

Aircraft ExampleCitation X / Citation Longitude / Bombardier Global Express / Gulfstream 500/550/650 / Falcon 900
CapacityUp to 19 passengers
Speed500–550 mph
Range2,800–7,400 miles

Jumbo Jets

Typically used for sports charters and very large groups. These aircraft can be configured as executive coach offering rows of seats to accommodate high capacity or configured for ultimate privacy and comfort with bedrooms.

Aircraft ExampleAirbus / Boeing / Dornier / Embraer
CapacityUp to 400 passengers
Speed485–605 mph
Range1,500–3,700 miles


Ideal for aerial/scenic flights, aerial photography, center centers transport, flights to secludes mountain retreats where no runways exist.

Aircraft ExampleBell / Eurocopter / Robinson / Sikorsky
CapacityUp to 9 passengers
Speed130–200 mph
Range330–800 miles

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