Private Jet Cost

How much does a private jet charter cost? A private charter flight cost depends on aircraft size, distance and locations you are traveling, trip duration and other factors. Get an estimate on private jet charter prices with our flight cost calculator or see our charts below for more details. We have a large, diverse charter fleet and access to thousands of aircraft worldwide. We will provide the perfect jet for your next flight.

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Private Jet Prices

Rates provided include the aircraft, crew, and fuel, and are not inclusive of additional trip specific related expenses such as aircraft positioning flight time, overnight expenses, international handling, federal excise taxes, etc. Contact one of our travel advisors to obtain a guaranteed private jet price quote for your specific aircraft and itinerary.

Aircraft Passenger Capacity Range NM Hourly Rate
Light 4 - 8 2,100 - 2,300 $3,000 - $4,250
Midsize 6 - 8 2,200 - 3,500 $3,500 - $4,500
Super Midsize 8 - 10 3,000 - 4,200 $5,000 - $6,500
Large 9 - 19 3,500 - 7,800 $5,550 - $7,500
Ultra Long Range 10 - 19 3,500 - 7,800 $8,500 - $12,000

Private Jet Charter Estimate

Private jet rental prices are estimated and quoted as either same-day round trip flights or include one overnight stay. Private jet rental costs may increase for multi-night stays, changes to the itinerary and other variables. Contact a travel advisor and request a personal flight analysis for a more detailed quote.

Sample One-Way Jet Charter Costs

Originating Destination Light Jet Midsize Jet Large Jet
Los Angeles Las Vegas $11,000 $25,000 $41,500
Los Angeles San Francisco $13,000 $26,000 $41,500
Los Angeles Aspen $19,500 $26,000 $42,000
Los Angeles Seattle $23,000 $27,000 $46,000
Los Angeles Chicago $43,000 $53,000 $76,000
Los Angeles Dallas $35,500 $41,000 $45,000
Los Angeles New York $56,000 $79,000 $102,000
Los Angeles Miami $56,000 $79,500 $102,000
Los Angeles London n/a n/a $240,000
Los Angeles Milan n/a n/a $266,500
Los Angeles Hong Kong n/a n/a $305,000
New York Las Vegas $52,500 $73,000 $95,500
New York San Francisco $58,000 $82,000 $106,000
New York Aspen $43,000 $55,000 $79,000
New York Seattle $56,000 $77,000 $100,000
New York Chicago $19,500 $28,000 $45,000
New York Dallas $37,000 $45,000 $62,000
New York Miami $25,500 $37,000 $52,000
New York London n/a n/a $170,000
New York Milan n/a n/a $185,000

A private jet charter is when an individual or company hires a private jet charter company, authorized by the FAA under FAR part 135, to conduct a flight between two or more points. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 135 grants authorization to a company through Air Carrier Certificate to offer on-demand flights on private jets.

To charter a private jet, contact an FAA Part 135 certified Air Carrier like Clay Lacy Aviation who is authorized by the FAA to conduct private jet charter flights for individuals, businesses and governments.

Private jets are chartered by the hour ranging from $3,500 to $18,000 per hour and vary by the size, make, model, and age of the private jet. Sample round-trip quotes include: New York to Los Angeles on a Gulfstream G450 – $102,000. Los Angeles to Aspen on a light jet – $21,500.

Private jets are chartered by the hour ranging from $3,500 to $18,000 per hour and vary by the size, make, model, and age of the private jet. This cost includes the use of the entire jet to any location in the world including crew members, fuel, etc. Additional costs beyond the hourly rate can include overnight parking charges, highly customized catering, international handling fees for permits and landing rights.

The best private jet charter companies are certified by the FAA as Air Carriers and should provide you with their Air Carrier Certificate. In addition, they should be audited and certified by third party safety providers Wyvern Wingman and ARGUS Platinum.

Private jet charters are offered “on-demand” which means they are not pre-scheduled flights, but flights that are conducted when and where the passenger requests. You can schedule last minute private jet charters however it will usually take between 3-6 hours from the time of booking to takeoff which allows the crew time to get to the airport and prepare the plane for your flight.