Aircraft Options

The right aircraft for your mission is as important as the reason for the trip. Utilizing the wrong aircraft could result in excess costs, if the trip would be best utilized in a smaller aircraft. Or excess travel time, if the trip would be best in a faster aircraft. The guide below outlines the various aircraft types available for chartering.

If one of our aircraft is not suitable for your needs, let us use our extensive network of contacts with other charter operators to get the best aircraft for your mission.

Single Engine

Ideal for aerial/scenic flights or short distance trips.

EXAMPLE AIRCRAFT Cessna 206, Cirrus
SR20, and Piper Meridian
CAPACITY up to 9 passengers
SPEED 150 – 310 mph
RANGE 700 – 1800 miles

Piston & Turbo-Prop

Economical options ideal for short distance trips within a reasonable price

EXAMPLE AIRCRAFT Pilatus PC-12, Cessna 340, and Beechcraft King Air 200
CAPACITY up to 8 passengers
SPEED 200 – 330 mph
RANGE 1000 – 1800 miles

Very Light Jets

Smaller jets for a smaller price than a conventional jet

EXAMPLE AIRCRAFT Citation Mustang and Embraer Phenom 100
CAPACITY up to 5 passengers
SPEED up to 370 mph
RANGE up to 1700 miles

Light Jets

The industry staple

EXAMPLE AIRCRAFT Citation CJ Series, Learjet 30/45 Series, and Hawker Series
CAPACITY up to 8 passengers
SPEED 375 – 475 mph
RANGE 1400 – 2000 miles

Mid-Size Jet

Best-in-Class combination of speed and comfort for the long haul

EXAMPLE AIRCRAFT Citation XLS, Lear Jet 60/70 Series, and Gulfstream 150/200/280
CAPACITY up to 9 passengers
SPEED 400 – 550 mph
RANGE 1600 – 2600 miles

Super Mid-Size

Step-up in speed and range over the regular mid-size

EXAMPLE AIRCRAFT Citation Sovereign/X, Challenger 300/600 Series, Gulfstream 350/450, and Hawker Beechcraft 4000
CAPACITY up to 9 passengers
SPEED 500 – 550 mph
RANGE 3300 – 3600 miles

Heavy Jets

Exclusivity and Luxury meets Ultra-Long Range Destinations

EXAMPLE AIRCRAFT Bombardier Global Express, Gulfstream 500/550/650, Falcon 900
CAPACITY up to 19 passengers
SPEED 500 – 550 mph
RANGE 2800 – 7100 miles

Jumbo Jets

Typically used for sports charters and very large groups

EXAMPLE AIRCRAFT Airbus, Boeing, Dornier, and Embraer
CAPACITY up to 400 passengers
SPEED 485 – 605 mph
RANGE 1500 – 3700 miles


Ideal for aerial/scenic flights, flights to secludes mountain retreats where no runways exists

EXAMPLE AIRCRAFT Augusta, Bell, and Eurocopter
CAPACITY up to 7 passengers
SPEED 150 – 195 mph
RANGE 450 – 590 miles

For more information contact:

Jackson Jet Center Charter Department
(208) 884-6667