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BAN's World Gazetteer

Business aviation in California

Federal Aviation Administration - www.faa.gov

Based business air charter operators:
156

Based business aircraft available for charter:
879

Business air charter brokers:
69

Most prevalent charter types:

1Gulfstream GIV64
2Bell 40760
3Pilatus PC-1246
4Airbus Helicopters H125/AS35038
5Bell 206L LongRanger36
6Gulfstream G500/G55035
7Beechcraft King Air 30028
8Challenger 30028
9Global 6000/Express/XRS25
10Cessna Citation CJ322
11Citation 560XL20
12Gulfstream GV19
13Beechcraft King Air 20019
14Challenger 60417
15Cessna Caravan17
16Cessna Citation CJ217
17Airbus Helicopters H13015
18Bell 206B JetRanger15
19Gulfstream G400/G45015
20Citation 56014
21Airbus Helicopters H13514
22Citation X14
23Gulfstream G200/Galaxy12
24Bell 21210
25Beechjet 40010
26Beechcraft King Air 9010
27Hawker 750/800/9009
28Gulfstream G6509
29Embraer Legacy 600/6509
30Citation 550/5518
31Falcon 20008
32MDH 5008
33Embraer Phenom 3008
34Falcon 2000 EASy8
35Learjet 35/367
36Sikorsky S-767
37Bell 204/2057
38Citation Sovereign7
39Challenger 6017
40Cessna 400 series7
41Cessna CitationJet/CJ17
42Embraer Phenom 1006
43Twin Commander6
44Learjet 606
45Gulfstream G100 series/Astra5
46Partenavia P.685
47Beechcraft Premier5
48Agusta A1094
49Falcon 9004
50Challenger 6054
51Robinson R664
52Boeing B-7374
53Bell 4294
54Airbus Helicopters H1454
55Learjet 403
56Gulfstream G500/G6003
57Embraer ERJ-1353
58Learjet 453
59Falcon 7X3
60Cessna 300 series3
61Cessna Citation CJ43
62Learjet 553
63Learjet 70/753
64Citation Mustang3
65Gulfstream G2803
66Gulfstream G300/G3503
67Hawker 10002
68Airbus Helicopters H1202
69125-7002
70Bell 2142
71Global 50002
72Embraer Lineage 10002
73Fairchild Dornier Envoy 32
74Falcon 900EASy2
75Global 75002
76Learjet 312
77Nextant 400XT2
78Citation Latitude2
79Bell 4271
80Bell 505 Jet Ranger X1
81Piper PA-46 Meridian/M-Class1
82Falcon 501
83Piper twin piston1
84MDH 6001
85Daher Kodiak1
86Cirrus Vision1
87TBM700/850/9001
88Beechcraft Twin Piston1
89Fairchild Swearingen Metro/Merlin1
90Diamond DA621
91Epic E10001
92Pilatus PC-241
93Boeing BBJ11
94Bell 4121
95Beechcraft King Air 1001
96Citation M21
97Citation 500/5011
98Learjet 24/251
99Embraer Praetor 6001
100Beechcraft 991

Major business aviation airports:

1Van Nuys75  business aviation companies active
2Santa Ana (John Wayne)39
3Carlsbad (McClellan-Palomar)33
4Long Beach (Daugherty Field)25
5San Jose International24
6Oakland International23
7Camarillo21
8Hayward Executive20
9Burbank (Bob Hope)20
10Chino19
11Los Angeles International19
12Santa Rosa (Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County)15
13San Diego (Gillespie Field)15
14Ontario (LA/Ontario)15
15San Diego (Montgomery-Gibbs Executive)14
16San Francisco International13
17Sacramento (Mather)12
18Napa (Napa County)11
19San Bernardino International11
20Hawthorne (Jack Northrop Field)11
21Livermore11
22Sacramento Executive11
23San Diego International11
24Sacramento International11
25Palo Alto10
26Sacramento (McClellan)10
27Concord (Buchanan Field)10
28Santa Barbara10
29Palm Springs International10
30Fresno Yosemite10
31Redding Municipal9
32Bakersfield (Meadows Field)9
33Oxnard9
34San Jose (Reid-Hillview)8
35Fresno (Chandler Executive)8
36Torrance (Zamperini Field)8
37Santa Monica8
38Palm Springs (Jacqueline Cochran)8
39Monterey Regional8
40San Diego (Brown Field)8
41San Carlos7
42Mountain View (Moffett Federal)7
43Palm Springs (Bermuda Dunes)6
44San Luis Obispo (San Luis County Regional)6
45Victorville (S. California Logistics)6
46Stockton Metropolitan6
47Modesto City County6
48Watsonville Municipal5
49Los Angeles (Whiteman)5
50La Verne (Brackett Field)5
51Half Moon Bay5
52Fullerton Municipal5
53Riverside Municipal5
54Visalia Municipal4
55Salinas Municipal4
56Red Bluff Municipal4
57Grass Valley (Nevada County Air Park)4
58Davis/Woodland/Winters (Yolo County)4
59Chico Municipal4
60Upland (Cable)4
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
72Needles3
73Blythe3
74Lodi3
75Paso Robles Municipal3
76Lancaster (General WM J Fox Airfield)2
77Twentynine Palms2
78Porterville Municipal2
79Oroville Municipal2
80Weed2
81Chester (Rogers Field)2
82Shafter Minter Field2
83Atwater (Castle)2
84Merced Regional Macready Field2
85Madera Municipal2
86Lompoc2
87Little River2
88Lincoln Regional Karl Harder Field2
89California City Municipal2
90Agua Dulce Airpark2
91Big Bear City2
92Borrego Springs (Borrego Valley)2
93Santa Ynez2
94Inyokern2
95Imperial County2
96Hemet-Ryan2
97Hanford Municipal2
98San Martin2
99Novato (Marin County Airport - Gnoss Field)2
100Delano Municipal2
101Crescent City (Jack Mc Namara Field)2
102Byron2
103New Coalinga Municipal2
104Banning Municipal2
105Bishop (Eastern Sierra Regional)2
106Avalon (Catalina)2
107Auburn Municipal2
108Apple Valley2
109Lakeport (Lampson Field)2
110Marysville (Yuba County)2
111Mojave2
112South Lake Tahoe (Lake Tahoe)2
113Calexico International2
114Arcata (California Redwood Coast)2
115Hollister Municipal1
116Montague (Siskiyou County)1
117Oakdale1
118Chiriaco Summit1
119Buttonwillow (Elk Hills-Buttonwillow)1
120King City (Mesa Del Rey)1
121Riverside (March Air Reserve Base)1
122Willows Glenn County0
123Lompoc Vandenberg Air Force Base0
124Ukiah Municipal0
125Tehachapi Municipal0
126Tracy Municipal0
127Ruth0
128Susanville Municipal0
129Fairfield Travis Air Force Base0
130Los Alamitos Army Air Field0
131Rancho Murieta0
132Riverside/Rubidoux/ Flabob0
133Placerville0
134Palmdale Regional/USAF Plant 420
135Oceanside Municipal0
136Marina Municipal0
137Fall River Mills0
138Rio Vista Municipal0
139Trinity Center0
140Tulelake Municipal0
141Sierraville Dearwater0
142Jackson Westover Field Amador County0
143Cameron Park Cameron Airpark0
144Cloverdale Municipal0
145Cedarville0
146Bridgeport Bryant Field0
147Lonnie Pool Field Weaverville0
148Yuba City Sutter County0
149Woodlake0
150Orland (Haigh Field)0
151Reedley Municipal0
152Ells Field Willits Municipal0
153Lone Pine0
154Lee Vining0
155Lodi Kingdon Airpark0
156Garberville0
157Turlock Municipal0
158Covelo Round Valley0
159Colusa County0
160Beckwourth (Nervino)0
161San Diego North Island Naval Air Station-Halsey Field0
162Twentynine Palms (Self)0
163San Clemente Island Naval Auxiliary Landing Field0
164Point Mugu Naval Air Station (Naval Base Ventura Co)0
165San Nicolas Island Nolf0
166Naval Outlying Field Imperial Beach (Ream Field)0
167Lemoore Naval Air Station (Reeves Field)0
168San Diego Miramar Marine Corps Air Station - Mitscher Field0
169El Centro Naf0
170China Lake Naws (Armitage Field)0
171Oceanside Camp Pendleton MCAS (Munn Field)0
172Mariposa Yosemite0
173Mendota William Robert Johnston Municipal0
174Markleeville Alpine County0
175Los Banos Municipal0
176Tehachapi (Mountain Valley)0
177New Cuyama0
178Lost Hills Kern County0
179Famoso Poso Kern County0
180Trona0
181Perris Valley0
182Desert Center0
183Bakersfield Municipal0
184Hesperia0
185Yucca Valley0
186Wasco Kern County0
187Taft Kern County0
188Death Valley National Park Stovepipe Wells0
189Death Valley National Park Furnace Creek0
190Kernville Kern Valley0
191Holtville0
192Rosamond Skypark0
193Herlong0
194Fortuna Rohnerville0
195Franklin Field0
196Hayfork0
197Firebaugh0
198Eureka Murray Field0
199Edwards Air Force Base0
200Davis University0
201Groveland Pine Mountain Lake0
202Barstow Daggett0
203Visalia Sequoia Field0
204Boonville0
205Corcoran0
206San Andreas Calaveras Co Maury Rasmussen Field0
207Compton Woodley0
208Calipatria Cliff Hatfield Memorial0
209Fort Irwin/Barstow Bicycle Lake Army Air Field0
210Brawley Municipal0
211Emigrant Gap Blue Canyon Nyack0
212Marysville (Beale Air Force Base)0
213Corona Municipal0
214Herlong (Amedee Army Air Field)0
215Alturas Municipal0
216Dorris Butte Valley0
217Fort Jones Scott Valley0
218Alturas California Pines0
219Edwards Af Aux North Base0
220Chemehuevi Valley0
221Gustine0
222Happy Camp0
223Independence0
224Chowchilla0
225Angwin Parrett Field0
226Quincy (Gansner Field)0
227Tracy New Jerusalem0
228Susanville (Spaulding)0
229Montague-Yreka Rohrer Field0
230Shelter Cove0
231Baker0
232El Monte0

Business aviation suppliers in California

Maintenance  95   •   Completions  6   •   Training  4

CEO Rena Davenport.

Exquisite programme identifies illegal charters

The company has developed its own internal programme to identify illegal charter operations. An internal checklist allows it to verify an owner or operator's credentials and report, when appropriate, to the authorities.

February 1, 2023   Full report

myairops is enhancing its flight product with situational awareness and data insights from Spire.

Weather data enhancements bring Spire efficiencies to myairops product

Spire's AI-powered weather forecasting will give myairops customers fully integrated weather within the flight platform, improving operational efficiency. It will also power weather-based data dashboards and map overlays.

February 1, 2023   Full report

ACS Washington DC CEO Joel Fenn.

Long servers take reins at North American ACS stations

ACS is making a push in the North American region, setting up a new office in Washington DC and moving personnel to head up both there and in San Francisco.

February 1, 2023   Full report

A PCJ Citation X.

Pacific Coast Jet renews Wingman certification

Pacific Coast Jet is pleased to retain its Wingman designation and welcomes the regular evaluations that, it says, elevate and refine its practices.

January 31, 2023   Full report

The acquisition brings a high speed, long range, new Gulfstream G650ER on to Prima's charter fleet.

Prima acquires US charter operator Pegasus Elite

Transatlantic Gulfstream operator Pegasus Elite Aviation has been acquired by Prima Air Group and had added a brand-new Gulfstream 650ER to its charter fleet.

January 27, 2023   Full report