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3 Jets Currently Based Near Bordeaux

Common selections of aircraft for private jet charter in the Bordeaux region are the Citation II, Piaggio Avanti II and Citation CJ2 light jets; the Gulfstream G150, Hawker 900 XP and Learjet 60 midsize jets; and the Falcon 900 CChallenger 604 and Legacy 600 large jets.

5 Airports Near Bordeaux

The closest airport is Bordeaux's own Merignac Airport (BOD) but three other airports are within 30 miles. Artigues De Lussac Airport (XLR) is 24 miles away in Libourne; while La Teste De Buch Airport (XAC) and Cazaux Airport (LFBC) are each about 30 miles away.

Customized Flights

Paramount Business Jets will arrange everything you need for your luxurious private jet flight into or out of Bordeaux. From gourmet cuisine on board to luxury ground transportation and top-notch concierge services, every detail is designed to meet your unique needs.

Most Experienced Pilots

Our expert pilots have certified flying hours that far exceed the minimum standards required by the FAA. You can sit back and relax knowing that your pilot is dedicated to your comfort and safety and is extremely familiar with your particular aircraft

Bordeaux Private Jet Charter Service

Considering a trip to the beautiful French city of Bordeaux?

Whether you need a domestic or international private charter jet, whether you need a small turboprop or a big VIP airliner, Paramount Business Jets is dedicated to providing you with the most reliable service in the industry, delivering the highest level safety, security and value. 

Please call us 24/7 at +1-877-727-2538 or email us at charter@paramountbusinessjets.com, and we'll provide a jet charter quote customized just for you.

How much does it cost to charter a private jet to or from Bordeaux?

The cost of renting a private jet to or from Bordeaux, France, will depend on many factors. Once the aviation experts at Paramount Business Jets help you find the ideal aircraft, your entire trip will be taken into consideration, including things such as how far you need to travel, the non-stop range, the number of passengers and the amount of luggage.

Bordeaux Available Airport Options

Which Aircraft Category is Best for my Charter Flight to Bordeaux?

Choosing the ideal aircraft for your Bordeaux private jet charter is based on your comfort level, non-stop range, total passengers, the amount of luggage, as well as, the minimum runway required.

Here are the average specifications of private jets of all sizes:

Aircraft category Pax Range
(nm)
Cabin height
(ft)
Baggage capacity
(ft3)
Max flight time
(hh:mm)
VLJ 2 - 4 700 - 1400 4.2 - 4.9 15.8 - 65.3 2:45 - 3:15
Light 6 - 7 1100 - 1900 4.1 - 5 6.3 - 88.2 2:45 - 5:30
Super Light 7 - 8 1700 - 1900 4.1 - 5 50 - 85 4:00 - 5:30
Midsize 8 - 9 1300 - 3000 4.8 - 5.9 30.7 - 150 2:30 - 8:00
Super Midsize 8 - 10 2400 - 4000 5.7 - 6.3 50 - 155 5:30 - 8:00
Large 10 - 16 3600 - 6000 5.9 - 6.2 115 - 317.8 3:00 - 13:00
Ultra Long Range 12 - 16 2500 - 6700 6 - 6.4 140 - 325 10:00 - 17:00
VIP Airliner 16 - 50 3800 - 6100 6.5 - 7.3 127 - 5297 2:00 - 16:00
Helicopter 3 - 6 200 - 650 3.9 - 6 0 - 88.3 1:15 - 4:00

Private Jets and Helicopters Available for Hire Near Bordeaux

Aircraft name Aircraft category Year of manufacture Seats Baggage space
Citation Mustang VLJ 2009 -
Citation Mustang VLJ 2009 4 -
Phenom 100 VLJ 2017 -

Bordeaux City Overview

Bordeaux, France, one of the most famous wine regions in the world, is located in southwestern France on the Garonne River. It is the capital of the region of Aquitaine and of the Department of Gironde.

Bordeaux has been known for its wine industry since the 8th century. Its other major industries are space and aeronautics research, followed by tourism. 

The Garonne River splits the city - and its two wine regions - into the Right Bank to the east and the Left Bank to the west with different wines produced in each region.

Tourists flock by the millions to Bordeaux, the European city of fine wines located near the Atlantic Ocean about 120 miles north of the Spanish border. Considered one of the greatest wine producing regions in the world, Bordeaux produces around 900 million bottles of wine a year. Most are red blends of some combination of cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, merlot, petit verdot and malbec. 

Bordeaux is often referred to as the “French Sleeping Beauty” because it is as beautiful but not as popular as Paris and other French cities. The cosmopolitan city of Bordeaux features some of Europe's most charming and impressive examples of 18th century architecture. 

The city and its old harbor, the Port of the Moon, were listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007. 

Popular tourist attractions in Bordeaux include the Saint Andre Cathedral, Croiseur Colbert, Bordeaux Place de la Bourse, Rohan Palace, Grand Theater, Notre Dame Church, CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of the New World, Tour Pey-Berland, the Great Bell of Bordeaux and Palais Gallien.

Traveling frequently to Bordeaux?

If you fly frequently and you want have access to the finest private jets at any time, our jet card program is perfect for you. Our Jet Card allows you to fly anywhere, at any time and with any aircraft that fits your needs. Contact us for more information or read more about our Jet Card program.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I have to stop for customs when I fly on a private jet?

    Passengers on all international private charter flights will have to stop at customs. In certain countries, you may have to go through customs at a specific port of entry; for example, you must stop in Tahiti to perform customs checks en route to Bora Bora. You’ll also need to stop at the first port of entry when entering the U.S. from Mexico.
  • How much rest does the crew need before they can depart again?

    Crew members are required to have a 10-hour rest period within each 24-hour cycle. The maximum duty day is 14 hours and must be followed by a 10-hour rest period at their hotel. When scheduling a flight, operators usually account for 12 hours of rest instead of 10. This extra two hours allows the crew time to get to their hotel, rest for the required time, and return to the airport.
  • How long does a fuel stop for a private jet flight take?

    The average fuel stop takes 45–60 minutes. To speed up fuel stops, the operator or pilots may call ahead so a fuel truck is waiting for the aircraft on arrival. For smaller jets, a fuel stop can take as little as 30 minutes.
  • Will my private jet charter use the same airport as a commercial airline?

    Yes, when you charter a private jet you can access the same airports as a commercial airline. However, using a large mainstream airport like Los Angeles International or London Heathrow is often a bad choice for private jets, as flying to a smaller regional airport is much faster and often makes for a more luxurious experience.
  • Is the age of an aircraft a safety factor?

    Aircraft age is not a safety factor. However, if the aircraft is older and hasn’t been refurbished properly, it may cause flyers some inconvenience such as overheating, faulty air conditioning, or faulty plumbing in the lavatory.
  • How much luggage am I allowed to bring on a private jet?

    As a rule of thumb, each seat on a light or midsize jet equates to one passenger and one item of luggage. Each item of luggage is considered to be the standard 23 kilograms, or about 50 lbs. Large jets are designed for long-range trips which typically involve longer stays, so you can carry more than one item of luggage per person.
  • Are there aircraft that are wheelchair accessible?

    There are many aircraft which are wheelchair accessible. Most of them are large jets or above and have a straight aisle. If the jet has a zigzag aisle – like the Falcon 900 – it will be difficult to maneuver the wheelchair onboard the aircraft. You’ll also need the right type of wheelchair; many motorized wheelchairs won’t fit and can’t be collapsed. If this is the case, you’ll need a smaller, temporary wheelchair. Some aircraft operators have smaller wheelchairs that can be used.
  • Can I fly with large sums of cash?

    Yes, you can. This is a common occurrence for many private jet clients. You can fly with up to $5 million in cash as long as you declare that cash when coming through customs. For domestic trips, there’s no limit and no need to declare it.
  • Which private jets come with flight attendants?

    In the United States, large jets and above are required to have flight attendants onboard; in Europe, flight attendants are used on midsize jets and above. Flight attendants require their own seat. Larger jets and above have a jump seat near the cockpit for the flight attendant to use, meaning the attendant generally stays out of the cabin.
  • Which airports offer ramp access, allowing the client to drive their car right up to their private jet?

    Private jet clients can often have a limo drive them right up to the private jet, or even drive their own car to the plane. That said, different airports have different policies and some may not offer ramp access.
  • Do private jets come with Wi-Fi?

    Many private jets do have Wi-Fi, and it’s increasingly available free of charge on U.S. domestic flights. On international flights, prices range from $3.00-$8.50 USD per megabyte used. This means that opening up social media sites that are rich in images and videos could quickly cost you $20 – and downloading a feature-length movie could cost thousands!
  • When is on-demand private jet charter better than buying a block of hours?

    Private jet charter can be a lot cheaper than buying a block of hours for a one-way flight, as you can access floating fleets or an empty leg to reduce the cost. With a block of hours, the price covers a round trip. If you only fly one-way, you are effectively paying double.
  • What is a carbon-neutral flight?

    Every aircraft burns jet fuel and emits a certain amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere. This can be offset via one of several carbon offset programs that allow private jet clients to purchase a certain number of carbon credits to offset the emissions from their flight. A carbon-neutral flight is one that offsets the carbon emissions it uses via a formal process.
  • Can I have a flexible departure time for my private jet flight?

    Yes, it is possible to have a flexible departure when flying privately. Operators typically offer a two-hour window, but you can request a longer window as long as it doesn’t interfere with the maximum crew duty day or their next scheduled flight.
  • When should I hire a Boeing Business Jet?

    Boeing Business Jets (BBJs) have unique amenities that extend far beyond sheer size and are often equipped with 1-2 bedrooms and 2-3 bathrooms (one more of those bathrooms may even offer stand-up showers.) These airliner-based executive aircraft also feature tall or ‘stand-up’ cabins that are also longer and wider than more typical corporate aircraft.
  • How soon can I have a private jet ready from the time I call in the request?

    If you’re using a fractional model or fixed-rate hourly jet cards, you’ll need to provide 10-12 hours’ notice for a private jet request. But at Paramount Business Jets, we pride ourselves on achieving a 4-hour turnaround for on-demand charter and ad hoc clients.
  • Can I access my luggage while in flight?

    On most private jets, you will be able to access your luggage during the flight. That’s because luggage and passengers are situated on the same level. This is in contrast to commercial airlines, where checked luggage is stored in a cargo hold. On large private jets, luggage is often stored in a compartment behind the lavatory, which means easy access to your bags.
  • When are private jet charter landing and takeoff slots applicable?

    A landing or take off slot is simply a small window of time in which your aircraft is scheduled to fly in or out of the airport. You will need a landing and takeoff slot if you fly to a high-density airport in the United States, or one that is hosting a special event with a significant number of aircraft arriving and departing. If you’re flying internationally, you will need a landing and takeoff slot for all major cities in Europe.
  • What kind of inflight catering is available on a private jet?

    Other than the standard snacks and drinks, you can order local cuisine options for your catering on board. In short, anything that doesn’t need to be cooked can be ordered; hot food must be precooked then warmed on board.
  • Can I bring pets with me on private jet flights?

    Of course! Just let us know in advance. the majority of the operators and aircraft owners allow pets onboard. In some cases a small cleaning fee may apply. That said, there are specific requirements that must be met when traveling with your pet, including making sure that all documentation and vaccination records for your pet(s) are correct and up to date. Dogs and cats must also be at least eight weeks old and weaned when traveling within the U.S.