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BAN's World Gazetteer

Business aviation in California

Federal Aviation Administration - www.faa.gov

Based business air charter operators:
155

Based business aircraft available for charter:
1,016

Business air charter brokers:
71

Most prevalent charter types:

1Bell 40776
2Gulfstream GIV61
3Bell 206L LongRanger55
4Airbus Helicopters H125/AS35051
5Pilatus PC-1242
6Beechcraft King Air 30036
7Challenger 30033
8Citation X31
9Gulfstream G500/G55031
10Global 6000/Express/XRS28
11Cessna Citation CJ327
12Citation 560XL25
13Airbus Helicopters H13020
14Gulfstream GV19
15Airbus Helicopters H13519
16Cessna Caravan19
17Beechcraft King Air 20018
18Gulfstream G400/G45017
19Bell 206B JetRanger17
20Beechcraft King Air 9016
21Citation 56015
22Gulfstream G65014
23Challenger 60414
24Cessna Citation CJ214
25Hawker 750/800/90014
26MDH 50012
27Bell 21211
28Gulfstream G200/Galaxy10
29Embraer Phenom 30010
30Citation Sovereign9
31Beechjet 4009
32Learjet 35/368
33Embraer Phenom 1008
34Bell 204/2058
35Twin Commander7
36Falcon 2000 EASy7
37Learjet 607
38Sikorsky S-767
39Cessna 400 series7
40Challenger 6017
41Gulfstream G100 series/Astra7
42Challenger 6056
43Embraer Legacy 600/6506
44Cessna CitationJet/CJ16
45Falcon 20006
46Eurocopter BK1176
47Global 75005
48Citation 550/5515
49Partenavia P.685
50Global 50005
51Falcon 7X5
52Learjet 405
53Gulfstream G2804
54Falcon 9004
55Bell 4294
56Boeing B-7374
57Embraer ERJ-1354
58Agusta A1094
59Airbus Helicopters H1454
60Beechcraft 19003
61Gulfstream G500/G6003
62Beechcraft Premier3
63Hawker 10003
64Learjet 70/753
65Cessna 300 series3
66TBM700/850/9003
67Learjet 553
68Falcon 503
69Epic E10002
70Citation Mustang2
71Gulfstream G300/G3502
72Bell 505 Jet Ranger X2
73Nextant 400XT2
74Bell 4122
75Airbus Helicopters H1202
76Cirrus Vision2
77Citation M22
78Embraer Lineage 10002
79Robinson R662
80Learjet 452
81125-7002
82Embraer Legacy 5002
83Bell 2142
84Citation Latitude2
85Piper twin piston1
86Commander 500/6801
87Dornier Do3281
88Pilatus PC-241
89MDH 6001
90IAI Westwind1
91Beechcraft 991
92Falcon 900EASy1
93Fairchild Dornier Envoy 31
94HondaJet1
95Piper PA-46 Meridian/M-Class1
96Fairchild Swearingen Metro/Merlin1
97Beechcraft Twin Piston1
98Cessna Citation CJ41
99Boeing BBJ11
100Daher Kodiak1
101Learjet 311
102Beechcraft King Air 1001
103Hawker 40001
104Eclipse 500 series1
105Citation 500/5011
106Learjet 24/251
107Embraer Praetor 6001

Major business aviation airports:

1Van Nuys78  business aviation companies active
2Santa Ana (John Wayne)39
3Carlsbad (McClellan-Palomar)29
4Long Beach (Daugherty Field)27
5Oakland International24
6San Jose International23
7Camarillo21
8Los Angeles International21
9Burbank (Bob Hope)21
10Chino19
11Hayward Executive19
12San Diego (Montgomery-Gibbs Executive)15
13San Diego (Gillespie Field)15
14Ontario (LA/Ontario)14
15Santa Rosa (Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County)13
16Sacramento (Mather)13
17Palm Springs International13
18Napa (Napa County)12
19Livermore12
20Sacramento (McClellan)12
21Sacramento Executive12
22Concord (Buchanan Field)12
23San Francisco International12
24San Bernardino International11
25Santa Barbara11
26San Diego International11
27Redding Municipal10
28Palo Alto10
29Hawthorne (Jack Northrop Field)10
30Bakersfield (Meadows Field)10
31Sacramento International10
32Fresno Yosemite10
33Torrance (Zamperini Field)9
34Oxnard9
35Palm Springs (Jacqueline Cochran)9
36San Jose (Reid-Hillview)8
37Mountain View (Moffett Federal)8
38Fresno (Chandler Executive)8
39Santa Monica8
40San Diego (Brown Field)8
41Palm Springs (Bermuda Dunes)7
42San Carlos7
43Monterey Regional7
44Los Angeles (Whiteman)6
45La Verne (Brackett Field)6
46Fullerton Municipal6
47Victorville (S. California Logistics)6
48Stockton Metropolitan6
49Modesto City County6
50Watsonville Municipal5
51Half Moon Bay5
52Upland (Cable)5
53San Luis Obispo (San Luis County Regional)5
54Riverside Municipal5
55Visalia Municipal4
56Salinas Municipal4
57Red Bluff Municipal4
58Grass Valley (Nevada County Air Park)4
59Davis/Woodland/Winters (Yolo County)4
60Chico Municipal4
61Truckee (Truckee-Tahoe)4
62Ramona4
63Santa Maria (Allan Hancock Field)4
64Murrieta/Temecula (French Valley)4
65Vacaville (Nut Tree)3
66Tulare (Mefford Field)3
67Redlands Municipal3
68Petaluma Municipal3
69Watts Woodland3
70Columbia3
71Mammoth Lakes (Mammoth Yosemite)3
72Merced Regional Macready Field3
73Lincoln Regional Karl Harder Field3
74Needles3
75Crescent City (Jack Mc Namara Field)3
76Blythe3
77Auburn Municipal3
78Lodi3
79Paso Robles Municipal3
80Lancaster (General WM J Fox Airfield)2
81Twentynine Palms2
82Porterville Municipal2
83Oroville Municipal2
84Weed2
85Chester (Rogers Field)2
86Shafter Minter Field2
87Atwater (Castle)2
88Madera Municipal2
89Lompoc2
90Little River2
91California City Municipal2
92Agua Dulce Airpark2
93Big Bear City2
94Borrego Springs (Borrego Valley)2
95Santa Ynez2
96Inyokern2
97Imperial County2
98Hemet-Ryan2
99Hanford Municipal2
100San Martin2
101Novato (Marin County Airport - Gnoss Field)2
102Delano Municipal2
103Byron2
104New Coalinga Municipal2
105Banning Municipal2
106Bishop (Eastern Sierra Regional)2
107Avalon (Catalina)2
108Apple Valley2
109Lakeport (Lampson Field)2
110Riverside (March Air Reserve Base)2
111Marysville (Yuba County)2
112Mojave2
113South Lake Tahoe (Lake Tahoe)2
114Calexico International2
115Arcata (California Redwood Coast)2
116Bakersfield (Skydive San Joaquin Valley)1
117Richvale1
118Patterson (Del Mar Farms)1
119Hollister Municipal1
120Montague (Siskiyou County)1
121Riverside/Rubidoux/ Flabob1
122Palmdale Regional/USAF Plant 421
123Oakdale1
124San Diego North Island Naval Air Station-Halsey Field1
125Chiriaco Summit1
126Buttonwillow (Elk Hills-Buttonwillow)1
127King City (Mesa Del Rey)1
128El Monte1
129Healdsburg Municipal0
130Fort Hunter (Tusi Army Heliport)0
131Willows Glenn County0
132Lompoc Vandenberg Air Force Base0
133Ukiah Municipal0
134Tehachapi Municipal0
135Tracy Municipal0
136Ruth0
137Susanville Municipal0
138Fairfield Travis Air Force Base0
139Los Alamitos Army Air Field0
140Rancho Murieta0
141Placerville0
142Oceanside Municipal0
143Marina Municipal0
144Fall River Mills0
145Rio Vista Municipal0
146Trinity Center0
147Tulelake Municipal0
148Sierraville Dearwater0
149Jackson Westover Field Amador County0
150Cameron Park Cameron Airpark0
151Cloverdale Municipal0
152Cedarville0
153Bridgeport Bryant Field0
154Lonnie Pool Field Weaverville0
155Yuba City Sutter County0
156Woodlake0
157Orland (Haigh Field)0
158Reedley Municipal0
159Ells Field Willits Municipal0
160Lone Pine0
161Lee Vining0
162Lodi Kingdon Airpark0
163Garberville0
164Turlock Municipal0
165Covelo Round Valley0
166Colusa County0
167Beckwourth (Nervino)0
168Twentynine Palms (Self)0
169San Clemente Island Naval Auxiliary Landing Field0
170Point Mugu Naval Air Station (Naval Base Ventura Co)0
171San Nicolas Island Nolf0
172Naval Outlying Field Imperial Beach (Ream Field)0
173Lemoore Naval Air Station (Reeves Field)0
174San Diego Miramar Marine Corps Air Station - Mitscher Field0
175El Centro Naf0
176China Lake Naws (Armitage Field)0
177Oceanside Camp Pendleton MCAS (Munn Field)0
178Mariposa Yosemite0
179Mendota William Robert Johnston Municipal0
180Markleeville Alpine County0
181Los Banos Municipal0
182Tehachapi (Mountain Valley)0
183New Cuyama0
184Lost Hills Kern County0
185Famoso Poso Kern County0
186Trona0
187Perris Valley0
188Desert Center0
189Bakersfield Municipal0
190Hesperia0
191Yucca Valley0
192Wasco Kern County0
193Taft Kern County0
194Death Valley National Park Stovepipe Wells0
195Death Valley National Park Furnace Creek0
196Kernville Kern Valley0
197Holtville0
198Rosamond Skypark0
199Herlong0
200Fortuna Rohnerville0
201Franklin Field0
202Hayfork0
203Firebaugh0
204Eureka Murray Field0
205Edwards Air Force Base0
206Davis University0
207Groveland Pine Mountain Lake0
208Barstow Daggett0
209Visalia Sequoia Field0
210Boonville0
211Corcoran0
212San Andreas Calaveras Co Maury Rasmussen Field0
213Compton Woodley0
214Calipatria Cliff Hatfield Memorial0
215Fort Irwin/Barstow Bicycle Lake Army Air Field0
216Brawley Municipal0
217Emigrant Gap Blue Canyon Nyack0
218Marysville (Beale Air Force Base)0
219Corona Municipal0
220Herlong (Amedee Army Air Field)0
221Alturas Municipal0
222Dorris Butte Valley0
223Fort Jones Scott Valley0
224Alturas California Pines0
225Edwards Af Aux North Base0
226Chemehuevi Valley0
227Gustine0
228Happy Camp0
229Independence0
230Chowchilla0
231Angwin Parrett Field0
232Quincy (Gansner Field)0
233Tracy New Jerusalem0
234Susanville (Spaulding)0
235Montague-Yreka Rohrer Field0
236Shelter Cove0
237Baker0

Business aviation suppliers in California

Maintenance  96   •   Completions  6   •   Training  4

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Chief regulatory affairs officer Billy Nolen.

Hires and new premises position Archer for commercial launch

Archer Aviation has made a number of key hires to bolster its government relations efforts, and has opened a Washington DC office.

April 22, 2024   Full report

Elliott joins forces with Starlink connectivity

As a Starlink dealer, Elliott Aviation says it is not just offering an internet service but is redefining the way we think about connectivity in the aviation sector.

April 19, 2024   Full report

The Valencia service centre is certified by NATA as a Tier 2 Green Aviation Business.

NATA recertifies Textron-owned service centres as green

Singapore, Paris, Zurich and Indianapolis centres maintain Tier 1 status, phasing out single use plastics and with motion-sensor lighting, energy-efficient appliances and plumbing, and the Valencia centre achieves Tier 2.

April 17, 2024   Full report

AOPA president Mark Baker with John and Martha King, and Paul Deres, AOPA vice president of operations.

King Schools owners are recognised for safety

John and Martha King have received the first AOPA Richard G McSpadden General Aviation Safety Award. They said it would encourage them even more to carry on their own risk management efforts.

April 16, 2024   Full report