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56 Jets Currently Based Near Piedmont

Popular private jets in Piedmont are the Kodiak 100 and Pilatus PC12 turboprops; the Phenom 100 very light jet; the Citation CJ2 and Citation CJ3 light jets; the Phenom 300 and Citation XLS+ super lights; the Learjet 60XRCitation X and Gulfstream G200 midsize and super midsize jets; and the Legacy 600 and Gulfstream G650 large and ultra long range jets.

9 Airports Near Piedmont

Private jet travelers to Piedmont have many airport options. The nearest and most convenient are Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK), located 13 miles away; Hayward Executive Airport (HWD), which is 16 miles away; and Buchanan Field Airport (CCR), 20 miles from Piedmont.

Customized Flights

Paramount Business Jets will arrange everything you need for your luxurious private jet flight into or out of the Oakland-ringed town of Piedmont, California. From the five-star facilities and gourmet cuisine on board to luxury ground transportation and top-notch concierge services, every detail of our flight will be designed to meet your needs. 

Most Experienced Pilots

Safety is a priority at Paramount Business Jets. Our expert pilots have certified flying hours that far exceed the minimum number required by the FAA. They want to make your flight safe, pleasant and hassle-free. Whether you are in a four-seater or a VIP airliner, you can sit back and relax knowing that your pilot is dedicated to your comfort and safety.

Piedmont Private Jet Charter Service

There is no more comfortable and luxurious way to fly to or from Piedmont, California, than in a Paramount Business Jets private jet charter. With access to the finest private aircraft available for charter and to the world’s best airports, the aviation experts at Paramount 

Business Jets will customize your luxurious charter flight to meet your exact specifications.

We are proud of our reputation for going above and beyond what our A-list clients expect of us. You will travel safely in style, comfort and luxury on a private jet charter from Paramount Business Jets.

For more information or to reserve a private charter flight to or from Piedmont, California, you can talk to a knowledgeable representative 24 hours a day by calling +1-877-727-2538 or you can email us at charter@paramountbusinessjets.com for an online quote.

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

The cost of renting a private jet to or from Piedmont, CA, will depend on which aircraft you choose, how far you need to travel and how long you plan to stay before you return, in addition to other factors. Paramount Business Jets offers the safest jets for the best prices.

Piedmont Available Airport Options

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

Choosing the ideal aircraft for your Piedmont 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 Piedmont

Aircraft name Aircraft category Year of manufacture Seats Baggage space
Citation Mustang VLJ 2008 -
Citation CJ1 Light 2002 -
Citation CJ1 Light 2000 -
Citation CJ1 Light 2000 6 -
Citation CJ1+ Light 2006 -
Citation CJ2 Light 2002 -
Citation CJ2 Light 2002 -
Citation CJ2 Light 2002 -
Citation CJ3 Light 2008 -
Citation CJ3 Light 2005 -
Citation CJ3 Light 2008 -
Citation CJ3 Light 2007 8 -
Citation CJ3 Light 2007 -
Citation CJ3 Light 2005 -
Citation CJ4 Light 2012 8 -
Citation CJ4 Light 2014 -
Citation XLS Midsize 2006 -
Gulfstream G150 Midsize 2008 -
Hawker 1000A Midsize 1994 -
Hawker 1000A Midsize 1994 -
Hawker 800A Midsize 2000 -
Hawker 800XP Midsize 2004 -
Learjet 55 Midsize 2000 -
Learjet 60 Midsize 2001 -
Learjet 60 Midsize 2002 -
Learjet 60 Midsize 1996 -
Learjet 60XR Midsize 2011 -
Challenger 300 Super Midsize 2005 -
Challenger 300 Super Midsize 2007 -
Challenger 300 Super Midsize 2006 7 -
Challenger 350 Super Midsize 2017 -
Challenger 350 Super Midsize 2017 -
Citation Sovereign Super Midsize 2004 -
Citation X Super Midsize 2006 -
Citation X Super Midsize 2002 -
Falcon 2000 EX Easy Super Midsize 2010 10 -
Falcon 2000EX Super Midsize 2005 -
Falcon 2000EX Super Midsize 2004 -
Gulfstream G200 Super Midsize 2009 -
Gulfstream G200 Super Midsize 2008 -
Gulfstream G200 Super Midsize 2004 -
Challenger 604 Large 1998 12 -
Falcon 900DX Large 2006 -
GIII Large 2000 -
Gulfstream GIV Large 2009 14 -
Gulfstream GIV-SP Large 1996 -
Gulfstream GIV-SP Large 1999 -
Gulfstream GIV-SP Large 1999 -
Legacy 600 Large 2008 -
Citation XLS Super Light 2006 -
Citation XLS Super Light 2006 90 ft³/ 2.55 m³
Citation XLS Super Light 2009 8 -
G650 Ultra Long Range 2014 15 -
Gulfstream G550 Ultra Long Range 2011 -
GV Ultra Long Range 2001 -
Phenom 300 Super Light 2014 -

Piedmont City Overview

Piedmont is a tiny city sitting in the middle of Oakland like a donut hole. This wealthy residential enclave, a suburb of both Oakland and San Francisco, is a hilly, tightly packed neighborhood of houses, many of which have at least a partial view of the bay. It’s walkable – and bikeable – as long as steep hills are not a problem for you. Piedmont means “foothill” in Italian. 

It has been boasting the reputation of one of the richest towns in the United States for 100 years. In the Roaring ’20s, according to its history, Piedmont was known as the “City of Millionaires” because it had more millionaires per square mile than any other city in the country. 

Piedmont’s borders make little sense as they don’t follow streets and even cut right through some houses, but their story is an interesting one. They were hastily drawn using sewer lines when the city was fighting a land grab by Oakland in the early 20th century. 

Oakland, which was about 170 blocks when it incorporated in the late 19th century, wanted to become the largest city on the Pacific Coast by absorbing smaller towns around it. But Piedmont fought the annexation and remained a residential, upscale city unto itself in Alameda County.

Located in the Oakland Hills, overlooking San Francisco Bay, Piedmont got its name in 1877 from James Gamble, the president of Western Union. He bought 350 acres, built a house and then put the rest of the land up for sale through his “Piedmont Land Company.” 

Piedmont lies in close proximity of Berkeley, San Francisco and Oakland Airport. Many restaurants are located in neighboring Oakland shopping districts. Famous people who have lived in Piedmont include Clint Eastwood, Charles Schwab, Steph Curry, Reggie Jackson and Jack London.

Traveling frequently to Piedmont?

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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.