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43 Jets Currently Based Near Detroit

The most common and popular models in the region include the Beechjet 400 A, Citation V and Hawker 400 XP light jets; the Hawker 800 XP, Learjet 55 and Gulfstream G100 midsize jets; and the Falcon 2000, Challenger 604 and Gulfstream IV large jets.

9 Airports Near Detroit

The most convenient airports within 20 miles of Detroit are the Coleman A. Young Municipal Airport (DET), the Windsor Airport (YQG), the Oakland/Troy Airport (VLL), the Grosse Ile Municipal Airport (ONZ) and the Detroit Metropolitan International Airport (DTW).

Customized Flights

Paramount Business Jets will arrange everything you need for your private jet flight into or out of Detroit. From luxurious facilities and gourmet cuisine on board to five-star ground transportation and concierge services, every detail of the flight is tailored to you.

Most Experienced Pilots

Our expert pilots have certified flying hours that far exceed the minimum standards required by the FAA. They want to make your flight as pleasant and hassle-free as possible. You can sit back and relax knowing that your pilot is dedicated to your comfort and safety.

Detroit Private Jet Charter Service

Are you looking for a private jet flight to Detroit, Michigan? At Paramount Business Jets, you can choose a plane from our wide variety of jets, and choose an airport near Detroit, whether you are flying domestically or internationally. 

Regardless of your choice of aircraft or airport, we are committed to meeting all your needs with comfort, efficiency and luxury. For more information about our charter flight services to or from Detroit, or to speak with one of our private aviation specialists, call us 24/7 at +1-877-727-2538. You can also email us at charter@paramountbusinessjets.com for a quick online quote.

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

The cost of renting a private jet to or from Detroit will depend on which aircraft you choose, how far you need to travel and how long you need to stay before you return, in addition to other factors.

For example, a private jet flight from Detroit to New York City on a very light jet with four passengers will cost about $7,650 USD; a private jet flight from Detroit to Miami on a light jet with six passengers will cost about $14,900 USD; or a private jet flight from Detroit to Las Vegas on a large jet with 12 passengers will cost about $29,000 USD one way.

Detroit Available Airport Options

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

Choosing the ideal aircraft for your Detroit 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 Detroit

Aircraft name Aircraft category Year of manufacture Seats Baggage space
Beechjet 400 Light 2001 8 -
Citation Bravo Light 1997 -
Citation CJ3 Light 2005 7 -
CITATION I/SP Light 2000 -
Citation V Light 2001 -
GI Light 2000 -
Hawker 400XP Light 2000 -
Learjet 25 Light 2000 -
Learjet 25 Light 2000 -
LEARJET 25B Light 2000 -
Learjet 25D Light 2000 -
Learjet 31A Light 2000 -
Learjet 35A Light 2000 -
Learjet 35A Light 2000 -
Citation Excel Midsize 1999 -
Falcon 20 Midsize 2000 -
Falcon 20F Midsize 2000 -
Hawker 700A Midsize 2000 -
Hawker 800XP Midsize 2003 -
Hawker 800XP Midsize 2000 48 ft³/ 1.36 m³
Hawker 800XP Midsize 2002 -
Hawker 800XP Midsize 1999 -
Hawker 800XP Midsize 2000 -
Hawker 850XP Midsize 2007 -
Hawker 900XP Midsize 2008 -
Challenger 300 Super Midsize 2004 -
Citation Sovereign Super Midsize 2008 8 -
Citation Sovereign Super Midsize 2005 8 -
Citation Sovereign Super Midsize 2006 8 -
Falcon 2000 Super Midsize 1997 -
Falcon 2000 Super Midsize 2002 10 -
Falcon 2000LX Super Midsize 2008 10 -
Falcon 2000LXS Super Midsize 2014 -
Challenger 601 Large 1995 -
G550 Large 2011 16 -
Gulfstream GIV Large 1997 -
GV Large 1999 16 -
GV Large 1998 -
GV Large 1999 16 -
Bell 430 Helicopter 1998 -
Bell 430 Helicopter 2000 -
Bell 430 Helicopter 1998 -
Citation XLS Super Light 2004 -

Detroit City Overview

Detroit, the largest and most populous city in Michigan, is a major port city. Located on the Detroit River, directly across from Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Detroit became an important industrial hub in the 19th century. 

Nicknamed the “Motor City,” Detroit is the center of the U.S. automobile industry with the “Big Three” auto manufacturers, General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler all headquartered in Metro Detroit. “Motor City” gave rise to the nickname, “Motown,” when, in 1959, Berry Gordy founded the first black-owned record label and introduced the soul music sound of singers such as Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and the Supremes. 

With the expansion of the auto industry in Detroit in the early 20th century, the city and its suburbs experienced rapid growth, becoming the fourth largest in the United States, after only New York City, Chicago and Philadelphia. When hard times befell the auto industry in the 1970s, Detroit started a downhill slide and the population dwindled. 

The city, however, is on the upswing today with a lot of attractions, including world-class museums and theaters. Metro Detroit offers a myriad of things to see and do and is filled with technologically advanced buildings and historic charm.

In 2015, Detroit was named a "City of Design" by UNESCO, the first U.S. city to receive that designation. Cities that receive such a designation are, according to UNESCO, focused on using creativity as a driver for sustainable and equitable development.

The city has four professional sports teams, the Detroit Tigers (MLB), the Detroit Lions (NFL), the Detroit Pistons (NBA) and the Detroit Red Wings (NHL). Visitors come to Detroit to see their favorite teams as well as Detroit’s other popular attractions, such as the Detroit Institute of Arts, Motown Historical Museum, Fox Theater Building, Detroit Symphony, Detroit Opera House and Comerica Park.

Traveling frequently to Detroit?

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.