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26 Jets Currently Based Near Seattle

The most popular private jets based in the area include the Learjet 31 and Learjet 35A light jets, the Learjet 35 midsize jet, the Challenger 300 super midsize jet and the Challenger 604Falcon 2000 and Falcon 900EX large jets.

9 Airports Near Seattle

There are 15 airports within 50 miles of Seattle, including two in the city itself, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Boeing Field International Airport (BFI). The Renton Municipal (RNT) is located 10 miles away.

Customized Flights

From five-star facilities and gourmet cuisine on board to luxury ground transportation and top-notch concierge services, every detail of your flight into or out of Seattle will be designed to meet each and every want and need of an elite, private jet passenger.

Most Experienced Pilots

Our expert pilots have certified flying hours that far exceed the minimum standards required by the FAA. They will make your flight not only safe but as pleasant as possible. You can sit back and relax knowing that the crew is dedicated to your comfort and safety.

Seattle Private Jet Charter Service

Paramount Business Jets specializes in private jet charter flights to and from Seattle, Washington. With access to the finest private aircraft available for charter and the world’s best airports, the aviation experts at Paramount Business Jets will customize your luxurious charter flight into Seattle to meet your exact specifications.

At Paramount Business Jets, we are proud of the reputation we have of exceeding our A-list clients’ expectations. You will travel safely in style, comfort and luxury on a private jet charter from Paramount Business Jets.

For more information, 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 a quick online quote.

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

The cost of renting a private jet to or from Seattle 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 Seattle to Oregon on a turboprop with four passengers will cost around $4,500 USD; a private jet flight from Seattle to Las Vegas on a light jet with six passengers will cost around $13,500 USD; or a private jet flight from Seattle to Chicago on a large jet with 12 passengers will cost around $36,000 USD one way.

Seattle Available Airport Options

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

Choosing the ideal aircraft for your Seattle 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 Seattle

Aircraft name Aircraft category Year of manufacture Seats Baggage space
Citation Bravo Light 2002 7 15.54 ft³/ 0.44 m³
Learjet 31A Light 1995 7 40 ft³/ 1.12 m³
Learjet 31A Light 1994 7 40 ft³/ 1.12 m³
Astra SPX Midsize 1998 6 51 ft³/ 1.44 m³
Citation VII Midsize 1996 7 62 ft³/ 1.76 m³
Hawker 900XP Midsize 2007 9 49.8 ft³/ 1.4 m³
Learjet 45 Midsize 2000 8 65 ft³/ 0 m³
Challenger 300 Super Midsize 2008 9 105.94 ft³/ 3 m³
Challenger 300 Super Midsize 2004 9 105.94 ft³/ 3 m³
Challenger 350 Super Midsize 2015 8 105.58 ft³/ 3 m³
Challenger 350 Super Midsize 2017 8 105.58 ft³/ 3 m³
Challenger 350 Super Midsize 2019 8 105.58 ft³/ 3 m³
Citation X Super Midsize 1999 8 82 ft³/ 2.32 m³
Citation X Super Midsize 1999 8 82 ft³/ 2.32 m³
Citation X+ Super Midsize 2002 9 70.62 ft³/ 2 m³
Falcon 2000 Super Midsize 2001 10 130.66 ft³/ 3.7 m³
Challenger 604 Large 1996 10 115 ft³/ 3.26 m³
Challenger 604 Large 1996 9 115 ft³/ 3.26 m³
Falcon 900EX Large 2002 14 127.12 ft³/ 3.6 m³
Falcon 900EX Large 1997 11 127.12 ft³/ 3.6 m³
Gulfstream GII Large 2013 12 155.38 ft³/ 4.4 m³
Robinson R44 Raven II Helicopter 2009 3 38 ft³/ 1.08 m³
Citation Excel Super Light 2002 8 79.8 ft³/ 2.26 m³
Global 6000 Ultra Long Range 2019 12 195 ft³/ 5.52 m³
Global 6000 Ultra Long Range 2011 14 195 ft³/ 5.52 m³
Learjet 45 Super Light 1998 7 65 ft³/ 0 m³

Seattle City Overview

Seattle, Washington, the largest city in the Pacific Northwest, is known for its mountains, its bustling and affluent urban center - and its coffee. 

Situated on the Puget Sound, Seattle is a major port of entry for ships from Asia and Alaska. It is surrounded by the waters of the Elliot Bay, Lake Union and Lake Washington. On its horizon is the tallest mountain in Washington, the iconic Mount Rainier, a 14,400-foot active volcano in the Cascade Mountain Range.

Mount Rainier, a national park and the most accessible glaciated peak in North America, draws some 2 million visitors every year who come to see its glaciers and waterfalls.

Across Puget Sound is the Olympic Range whose beautiful peaks can be seen on a clear day. 

As Seattle has developed into a city of international importance because of its seaport, it has also worked to keep its populous urban center active and relevant. It is one of the leading centers for high technology and Internet-based commerce. It is also the headquarters of Starbucks, the world’s largest coffeehouse chain.

Within the city district are numerous coffee houses, farmers markets, museums, theaters, concert halls and, of course, the famous Seattle Space Needle. The 605-foot tower was built  for the 1962 World’s Fair, the theme of which was “The Age of Space.” 

Seattle’s professional sports teams include the NFL Seahawks, the MLB Mariners, the NHL Seattle Kraken and the WNBA Seattle Storm.

A popular cultural and recreational destination, Seattle is home to a number of unique tourist attractions including the Seattle Art Museum, Pioneer Square, 5th Avenue Theatre; Pike Place Market, where Starbucks opened its first store in 1971; Myrtle Edwards Park and Seattle Waterfall Garden.

Traveling frequently to Seattle?

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.