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Business aviation in Florida

Federal Aviation Administration -

Based business air charter operators:

Based business aircraft available for charter:

Business air charter brokers:

Most prevalent charter types:

1Hawker 750/800/90053
2Learjet 6045
3Piper twin piston28
4Gulfstream GIV25
5Cirrus Vision24
6Cessna 400 series23
7Learjet 35/3622
8Citation X22
9Challenger 30021
10Cessna Caravan17
11Beechjet 40016
12Citation 56016
13Pilatus PC-1215
14Embraer Phenom 30014
15Bell 206L LongRanger14
16Beechcraft King Air 20013
17Challenger 60512
18Saab SF34012
19Citation 560XL12
20Falcon 200010
21Gulfstream GV10
22Learjet 5510
23Bell 206B JetRanger10
24Gulfstream G200/Galaxy10
26Global 6000/Express/XRS10
27Gulfstream G500/G55010
28Citation 550/5519
29Learjet 459
30Cessna Citation CJ38
31Citation 500/5018
32Britten Norman BN-2 Islander8
33Bell 4078
34Beechcraft Twin Piston7
35Beechcraft King Air 3007
36Cessna 4417
37Beechcraft King Air 907
38Airbus Helicopters H125/AS3507
39Learjet 317
40Gulfstream G400/G4506
41Falcon 506
42Gulfstream G100 series/Astra5
43Embraer Legacy 600/6505
44Tecnam P20125
45Airbus ACJ3205
46Global 50005
47Challenger 6045
48Falcon 9005
49Gulfstream G2804
50Sikorsky S-764
51Shorts SD330/3604
52Cessna CitationJet/CJ14
53Agusta A1094
54Gulfstream G6504
55Citation Sovereign4
56Citation 6504
57Beechcraft 19003
58Beechcraft 993
59Challenger 6013
60Embraer Legacy 5003
61Falcon 900EASy3
62Cessna Citation CJ23
64IAI Westwind2
65Mitsubishi MU-22
66Jetstream 31/412
67Embraer ERJ-1352
68Diamond Twin Star2
69Boeing B-7672
70De Havilland Canada DHC-3T2
71Daher Kodiak2
72Boeing B-7372
73Airbus Helicopters H1352
74Nextant 400XT2
75Partenavia P.682
76Learjet 402
77Airbus Helicopters H1302
78Embraer Praetor 6002
79MDH 5002
80Learjet 70/751
81Global 75001
82Britten Norman BN2T1
83Citation Longitude1
84Robinson R661
85Falcon 20/2001
86Falcon 2000 EASy1
87Piper PA-46 Meridian/M-Class1
88Gulfstream G500/G6001
90Airbus ACJ3211
91Hawker 10001
92Gulfstream G300/G3501
93Eclipse 500 series1
94Embraer Praetor 5001
95Beechcraft Premier1
96Boeing B-7771
97Boeing BBJ11
98Falcon 7X1
99Hawker 40001
100Bell 2301
101Sikorsky S-701
102Piper PA-421
103Cessna 300 series1
104Beechcraft King Air 1001
105Citation M21

Major business aviation airports:

1Fort Lauderdale Executive66  business aviation companies active
2Miami (Opa Locka)56
3Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International42
4West Palm Beach (Palm Beach International)39
5Boca Raton29
6Tampa International27
8Miami (Executive)24
9Miami International24
10Orlando International23
11Stuart (Witham Field)22
12Vero Beach Regional19
13Lakeland Linder International19
14Orlando Executive19
15St Petersburg (St Pete-Clearwater International)19
16Orlando (Sanford International)19
17Sarasota (Bradenton International)16
18Melbourne Orlando International14
19Pompano Beach Airpark12
20Fort Myers (Southwest Florida International)12
21Hollywood (North Perry)11
22Jacksonville International11
23Daytona Beach International11
24Orlando (Kissimmee Gateway)10
25Brooksville (Tampa Bay Regional)9
26Jacksonville (Jacksonville Executive at Craig)9
27St Augustine (Northeast Florida Regional)9
28Titusville (Space Coast Regional)9
29Fort Pierce (Treasure Coast International)9
30Gainesville Regional8
31West Palm Beach (Palm Beach County Park)8
32Fort Myers (Page Field)8
33Pensacola International8
34Tampa (Peter O Knight)7
35Punta Gorda (Charlotte County)7
36Marco Island (Marco Island Executive)7
37Tampa Executive7
38Jacksonville (Cecil)7
39DeLand Municipal Sidney H Taylor Field6
40West Palm Beach (North Palm Beach County)6
41St Petersburg (Albert Whitted)5
42Immokalee Regional5
43Crestview (Bob Sikes)5
44Bartow Executive5
45Leesburg International5
46Tallahassee International5
47Panama City (Northwest Florida Beaches)5
48Venice Municipal5
49Merritt Island4
50Milton (Peter Prince Field)4
51Marathon (Florida Keys)4
52New Smyrna Beach4
53Key West International4
54Panama City (Coastal Helicopters Inc Heliport)3
55Malabar (Valkaria)3
58Orlando Apopka3
59Pahokee (Palm Beach County Glades)3
60Okeechobee County3
61Jacksonville (Herlong Recreational)3
62Winter Haven Regional3
63Clearwater Air Park3
64DeFuniak Springs3
65Destin Executive3
66Clewiston (Airglades)3
67Lake City3
68Sebastian Municipal3
69Avon Park (Executive)3
70Ocala (Jim Taylor Field)3
71Fernandina Beach3
72Placida (Coral Creek)2
73Zephyrhills Municipal2
74Palm Coast (Flagler Executive)2
75La Belle Municipal2
76Lake Wales Municipal2
77Plant City2
78Ormond Beach Municipal2
79Marianna Municipal2
80Cross City2
81Crystal River2
82Apalachicola Regional2
83Keystone Heights (Keystone Airpark)2
85River Ranch Resort2
86Palatka Municipal - Lt. Kay Larkin Field2
87Williston Municipal2
88Sebring Regional2
89Homestead General Aviation1
90Jacksonville Naval Air Station1
91Ocala (Jumbolair)1
92Miami (Dade Collier)1
93Valparaiso Eglin Auxiliary Field 60
94Cocoa Beach Cape Canaveral AFS Skid Strip0
95New Smyrna Beach Massey Ranch Airpark0
96South Lakeland0
97Tampa North Aero Park0
98Dunnellon Marion Co & Park of Commerce0
99Titusville Arthur Dunn Air Park0
100Carrabelle Thompson0
101Belle Glade State Municipal0
102Arcadia Municipal0
103Brooksville Pilot Country0
104Valparaiso Eglin Air Force Base0
105Titusville (Nasa Shuttle Landing Facility)0
106Panama City Tyndall Air Force Base0
107Pensacola Saufley Field Nolf0
108Milton Whiting Field Naval Air Station - North0
109Pace Spencer Nolf0
110Naval Station Mayport (Admiral David L. Mcdonald Field)0
111Naval Air Station Key West/Boca Chica Field0
112Pensacola Naval Air Station/Forrest Sherman Field0
113Fort Walton Beach Holley Nolf0
114Milton Santa Rosa Nolf0
115Milton Choctaw Nolf0
116Jacksonville Whitehouse Naval Outlying Field0
117Milton Whiting Field Naval Air Station South0
118Tampa Mac Dill Air Force Base0
119Homestead ARB0
120Mary Esther (Hurlburt Field)0
121Apalachicola St George Island0
122Crestview (Duke Field)0
123Cocoa Beach Patrick Air Force Base0
124Wauchula Municipal0
125Avon Park MacDill Air Force Base Auxiliary Field0
126Pensacola Ferguson0
127Tallahassee /Havana/ Tallahassee Commercial0
129Camp Blanding Mil Res(Starke) Camp Blanding Army Air Field/NG Airfield0
130Live Oak Suwannee County0
131Deland Bob Lee Flight Strip0
132Bonifay Tri-County0
133Panama City (Bay County International)0

Business aviation suppliers in Florida

Maintenance  82   •   Completions  11   •   Training  24

One of the Fly Alliance Gulfstream aircraft that gives Volato access to large cabin capability.

Volato gains large cabin fleet access and closes on SPAC deal

Access to Fly Alliance's fleet allows Volato to cater to larger group travel, while the close of its business combination with PACI puts total capital raised above $60 million.

December 5, 2023   Full report

UrbanX aims to have up to 200 Eve eVTOL aircraft operating in the south Florida region from 2026.

Global Crossing's UrbanX Air will pursue south Florida UAM

Global Crossing Airlines has tasked Lucy Morillo with leading its UrbanX Air subsidiary to scale up UAM in south Florida. There is already an order in place for 200 eVTOL aircraft with Eve, for delivery from 2026.

December 5, 2023   Full report

Aero Centers president and COO Geoff Heck.

SAR Trilogy gives Heck the spec for Aero Centers

Industry veteran Geoff Heck joins Aero Centers as president and COO. He will have operational responsibility across the entire FBO portfolio, driving safety, operational effectiveness and customer experience.

December 5, 2023   Full report

IADA certifies 41 aircraft brokers

These 41 newly IADA-Certified Brokers have all met or exceeded the stringent requirements and passed a comprehensive examination administered by a third party

December 5, 2023   Full report

The Gulfstream GV has a generous interior and ultra long-range performance of 6,200nm; over 12 hours of non-stop flight.

Gulfstream pair adds holiday season capability to Journey

In time to kick off holiday season travel, Florida-based Journey Aviation has added two more Gulfstreams to its charter fleet.

November 26, 2023   Full report