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Private Jet Charter Services - Teterboro Airport (KTEB)

Paramount Business Jets offers private jet charter flights and luxury airliner charters to and from Teterboro Airport.

Teterboro, located in New Jersey’s Meadowlands, is the oldest operating airport in the New York City metropolitan area. It has become known as the gateway for the rich and famous who charter private jets to Manhattan.

Originally the place where Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart flew the earliest planes, the small airport, located a mere 12 miles from the middle of Manhattan, is now used for private charter jets carrying passengers into New York City and surrounding areas.

Teterboro airport diagram

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Where do the rich and famous and elite private jet travelers land when flying into New York City?

They land at Teterboro Airport, which is located in the New Jersey Meadowlands, a mere 12 miles from midtown Manhattan.

It’s one of the five busiest airports in the world, some years in the No. 1 spot. The only other U.S. airport on that short list is Van Nuys, where A-listers in private jets fly into Los Angeles. The other three airports in the Top 5 are Paris Le Bourget (LBG), London Luton (LTN) and Al Maktoum (Dubai) International (DWC).

Commercial traffic has been eliminated because Teterboro Airport maintains a weight limit of 100,000 pounds per aircraft.

The lack of commercial traffic and four FBOs make it ideal to charter a private jet at Teterboro. In addition, airport personnel have been trained to be very discreet about the comings and goings of the airport’s clientele. Celebrities choose Teterboro because it is a place where they can slip unnoticed from their private jets into cars or limos that take them into the city.

Airport Information for Teterboro Airport (KTEB, TEB)

LOCATIONTeterboro, NJ, United States
Runway Length (ft) Width (ft) Surface Type Elevation (ft)
01/19 7000 150 ASPH-G 9
06/24 6013 150 ASPH-G 9

Landing a Citation Sovereign at Teterboro Airport

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There are four fixed-base operators at Teterboro Airport. They are:

Atlantic Aviation

Atlantic Aviation TEB is open 24/7 to serve its customers' needs. According to the company website, the services it offers are comprehensive, with ground and international handling, customs and a public notary. Atlantic TEB's large ramp makes it easy for business travelers to get safely in and out of Teterboro Airport. Among the services offered by Atlantic Aviation are:

  • Heated hangar space (up to Gulfstream G650)
  • Wi-Fi
  • International and ground handling
  • Type I & IV deicing
  • Pilot's lounge
  • Crew and rental cars
  • 24-hour surveillance
  • Business center
  • Concierge
  • Public notary
  • Conference room

Jet Aviation

Jet Aviation Teterboro, a member of the Air Elite Network, offers FBO services that include domestic and international handling as well as maintenance services on all major business jets models and component makers. As an FAA-approved repair station, Jet Aviation does base maintenance, airframe and avionics, line maintenance repair and overhaul. Jet Aviation has an Executive Terminal and offers amenities and services, including:

  • Executive lounge
  • Conference rooms, business center, Wi-Fi
  • Crew lounge and snooze room
  • Flight planning room and weather service (WSI, etc.) terminals
  • 24-hour security
  • Guarded entry to airport and ramp
  • 245,000 square feet of heated hangar space
  • Fitness center
  • U.S. customs
  • Concierge services
  • Car rental
  • Aircraft cleaning
  • De-Icing (Types I and IV)
  • International newspaper printer (more than 400 papers available)

Meridian Aviation

Meridian Aviation’s commitment to New York City began in 1946, when Ken Forester, Sr., and his brother-in-law, both U.S. Army Air Force pilots during WWII, formed an aviation company that has evolved into today’s Meridian. According to the company’s website, they built a small hangar at Teterboro shortly after the grass runways were paved and opened Mallard Air Service. Three years later, they moved into a new terminal and hangar, and called it the Executive Aircraft Center for Metropolitan New York. Almost seventy years later, the founder’s son, Ken Forester, Jr., manages what has become a modern, full-service private aviation organization.

Among the amenities offered are:

  • Executive terminal
  • Private movie theater
  • Pool table
  • Sleep rooms
  • Gym
  • Turnkey management services
  • Jet maintenance and detailing
  • Concierge service
  • Rental cars and limousine services
  • Conference rooms
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi
  • Refueling

Signature Flight Support

Signature-Teterboro recently completed a five-year construction project that produced a complex of four state-of-the-art aircraft hangars with 120,000 square feet of space with related office/shop space and two Executive Passenger Terminals, conveniently located adjacent to acres of aircraft parking. Signature acquired Landmark Aviation, which had been an FBO at Teterboro, in 2016.

Among its amenities are:

  • 24-hour surveillance
  • Business center
  • Conference rooms
  • Crew rooms/transportation
  • Customs and immigration
  • Wi-Fi
  • Kitchen
  • Long-term vehicle parking
  • Passenger lounge
  • Snooze room


Where is the best place to fly a private jet into New York City?

Teterboro Airport in Bergen County, N.J., handles Paramount Business Jets and other non-commercial private jets flying into the NYC metropolitan area.

Where is Teterboro Airport?

Teterboro is located off I-80 in the New Jersey Meadowlands, between the boroughs of Teterboro and Moonachie in Bergen County.

How do I charter a jet into TEB?

Paramount Business Jets and other carriers offer direct flights into Teterboro Airport.

Does Teterboro have easy access to New York City?

Traveling on I-80, I-95 and NY 9, private jet travelers can get from Teterboro to Manhattan in about 30 minutes.

How far is Teterboro from NYC?

Teterboro is about 12 miles – a 30-minute car ride – to Manhattan.

Where is the New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame?

The Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey is located at Teterboro Airport.

Will Teterboro guard my privacy?

Many planes that fly into Teterboro carry celebrities and other rich and famous people. The airport prides itself in guarding its users’ privacy.

The Story of Teterboro

A century ago, planes flying into and out of Teterboro Airport were piloted by the likes of Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart. Today, the skies over Teterboro are still filled with famous people but now they are celebrities, movie and sports stars, corporate business executives and other discerning travelers who travel into the New York City area in private charter jets.

Teterboro, which is located in the New Jersey Meadowlands, 12 miles northwest of Manhattan, is the oldest operating airport in the New York City metropolitan area.

The 1.3 square mile valuable piece of land on which Teterboro sits wasn’t always a hub for luxurious private charter jets carrying famous people. It was swampland prone to frequent flooding when New York banker Walter C. Teter bought it in 1917 to build a racetrack. But when his plans didn’t get approval from the state’s racing commission, Teter sold the property to an aircraft corporation that built the airport. It was privately run until being taken over by the New York City Port Authority in 1949. It leased the airport to Pan Am World Airways and then Johnson Controls until the Port Authority regained full control over it in 2000.

In the early days, Charles Lindbergh used the airport to get to New York City to meet with executives from Wright Aeronautical, which built the engine that powered his plane across the Atlantic Ocean. Amelia Earhart did test flights over Teterboro as she trained for her first trans-Atlantic trip.

Teterboro also played an important part in times of war. During World War I, it was the site of a manufacturing plant for planes. During World War II, the Army and the Air Force took over its operation. Over the years, as big commercial airports like Newark International and LaGuardia were built, Teterboro became a “reliever airport,” used by smaller private and charter planes and jets. Most major metropolitan areas have such airports. In Boston, there is Hanscom Field; in Los Angeles, there is Van Nuys Airport.

These reliever airports provide landing spots for passengers who want easy access into major cities without the hassle of commercial flight. There are some 500 takeoffs and landings from Teterboro every day.

But it isn’t just people who are important users of Teterboro. It is also known as a place where human organs bound for transplant are flown in and out of. Getting a plane out at the last minute, something nearly impossible at commercial airports, is routine for Teterboro.

A call in the middle of the night can result in an organ being airlifted within an hour from the airport.

Aviation Museum

On the east side of Teterboro Airport is the Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey. It was founded in 1972 to preserve New Jersey’s contribution to aviation history.

Exhibits include historic aircraft, space equipment, photographs, fine art and a huge collection of model aircraft.

Men and women who have brought pride to New Jersey through their aeronautical achievements are enshrined in the museum.

It is open to the public for a small entrance fee. More information is available here.

FBOs and Handlers at Teterboro Airport, KTEB, TEB

Atlantic Aviation Services  233 Industrial Ave.
Teterboro, NJ 07608 
(201) 288-1740   
First Aviation Services  111 INDUSTRIAL AVE  (201) 288-3555   
Jet Aviation  112 CHARLES A. LINDBERG DR  (201) 462-4000   
Meridian Teterboro  485 Industrial Avenue
Teterboro, NJ 07608 
(201) 288-5040   
Signature Flight Support South  101 Charles A Lindbergh Dr.
Teterboro, NJ 07608 
(201) 288-3555   
Signature Flight Support-East  200 Fred Wehren Drive
Teterboro, NJ 07608 
Landmark Aviation  101 CHARLES A LINDBERGH DR 16700 ROSCOE BLVD

Landmark Aviation  101 Charles A. Lindbergh Dr.
Teterboro, NJ 07608 
Atlantic Aviation  233 Industrial Ave.
Teterboro, NJ 07608 
Signature Flight Support-West  401 Industrial Ave.
Teterboro, NJ 07608 
Test Fbo 2  Testing 2  +123123123123 
Jet Aviation  112 Charles Lindbergh Dr.
Teterboro, NJ 07608 

METAR Weather Data at Teterboro Airport, KTEB, TEB

OBSERVEDFri Jul 19, 16:51 UTC
NOWFri Jul 19, 17:11 UTC
AGE20 min ago
WINDS at 10 mph
CLOUDSpartly cloudy
TEMP88°F (31°C)
DEWPT73°F (23°C)
BAROMETER1012 hPa (29.88 in Hg)
METARKTEB 191651Z 19009KT 10SM FEW029 31/23 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP117 T03110233

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