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8 Jets Currently Based Near Palm Springs

Popular aircraft selections in the Palm Springs area include the Citation II, Hawker 400XP and Learjet 35A light jets; the Hawker 800XP, Learjet 60 and Westwind I midsize jets; and the Challenger 601, Gulfstream IV and Falcon 2000 EASY large jets.

9 Airports Near Palm Springs

Palm Springs has its own Palm Springs International Airport (PSP). Other airports within 25 miles include Bermuda Dunes Airport (UDD), Banning Municipal Airport (BNG), Yucca Valley Airport (L22) and Redlands Municipal Airport (L12).

Customized Flights

From gourmet cuisine on board and deluxe concierge services to luxury ground transportation and five-star amenities, every detail of your private jet flight is designed to fulfill your wishes and exceed your expectations.

Most Experienced Pilots

Your pilot will have flight experience that is significantly higher than the industry standard, including certified hours flying your specific aircraft type. Our pilots want to make your flight as pleasant and hassle-free as they can.

Palm Springs Private Jet Charter Service

Considering a private charter jet flight to Palm Springs? Paramount Business Jets is proud to provide business and pleasure air charter travel services to and from California’s Playground in the Desert.

If you don’t need a large jet for your private charter, we also offer affordable turboprop and smaller jet travel services. Regardless of which travel option suits you the best, it will be provided with extremely competitive low rates and a price match guarantee by our aviation experts at Paramount Business Jets. 

For more information or price quotes, call us at +1-877-727-2538 or email us at charter@paramountbusinessjets.com.

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

The cost of renting a private jet to or from Palm Springs will depend on which aircraft you choose, how far you need to travel and how long you plan to stay. We will arrange the right aircraft based on your comfort level, non-stop range, total passengers, the amount of luggage and the minimum runway required. Paramount Business Jets offers the safest jets for the best prices.

For example, a private jet flight from Palm Springs to Las Vegas on a very light jet with four passengers will cost about $3,500 USD; a private jet flight from Palm Springs to Aspen on a light jet with six passengers will cost about $11,000 USD; or a private jet flight from Palm Springs to New York City on a large jet with 12 passengers will cost about $40,000 USD one way.

Palm Springs Available Airport Options

Palm Springs Available Airport Options

Which Aircraft Category is Best for my Charter Flight to Palm Springs?

Choosing the ideal aircraft for your Palm Springs 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 Palm Springs

Aircraft name Aircraft category Year of manufacture Seats Baggage space
Citation Mustang VLJ 2008 4 63 ft³/ 1.78 m³
Citation Bravo Light 1998 7 15.54 ft³/ 0.44 m³
Citation Bravo Light 2004 7 15.54 ft³/ 0.44 m³
Citation CJ3 Light 2007 7 14.82 ft³/ 0.42 m³
Citation CJ3 Light 2007 7 14.82 ft³/ 0.42 m³
Citation CJ3 Light 2007 7 14.82 ft³/ 0.42 m³
Citation CJ3 Light 2006 7 14.82 ft³/ 0.42 m³
Challenger 300 Super Midsize 2005 9 105.94 ft³/ 3 m³

Palm Springs City Overview

The desert city of Palm Springs, California, is located in Coachella Valley, 120 miles east of Los Angeles. It grew into a resort destination, a getaway for the wealthy, especially Hollywood celebrities, in the mid-1900s when sanctuary seekers bought vacation homes in the city where the sun shines 360 days a year.

Its 100 golf courses, mid-century modern houses and desert landscape - summer temperatures can reach 115 - have helped Palm Springs become one of the most desired places to visit in California.

With the world’s largest concentration of mid-century modern architecture, Palm Springs has become known around the world as the Mecca of Modernism. In fact, Modernism Week is a popular annual event in which homes can be toured.

The city blends a rich heritage -  a mixture of Native American, Mexican and Western cultures - with world-class entertainment and a sophisticated, pedestrian-friendly business district.

Palm Springs is home to the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies, the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, which takes residents to the top of Mount San Jacinto peak in the world’s largest rotating tram cars; the Palm Springs Art Museum, Living Desert Zoo & Gardens, Cabot's Pueblo Museum and Village Green Heritage Center. 

For outdoor adventurers, Palm Springs provides the perfect setting for hiking or horseback riding, rock climbing, golf and tennis.

Palm Springs is also well-known for its great festivals and special events including the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, the Coachella Music Festival, the Festival of Native Film & Culture, Palm Springs International Film Festival, Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films and the Smooth Jazz Festival and many gay-oriented events. 

Famous people who live or have lived in Palm Springs include Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Frank Sinatra, Albert Einstein, Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Cary Grant, Leonardo DiCaprio and the Marx Brothers.

Traveling frequently to Palm Springs?

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. These extra two hours allow 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?

    No. When you charter a private jet, you generally fly into a private airport. However, you could access the same airports as a commercial airline if you request to do so or if there are no private airport options. 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 private 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 that 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. Please speak with your Paramount private jet expert to review your aircraft options.
  • 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 seats. 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. Please speak with your Paramount Aviation Advisor to review your options for a given trip.
  • 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 flights. 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 30-minute to 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. Please confirm with your Paramount Aviation Advisor at the time of booking your jet.
  • 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?

    Generally speaking, with as little as 4 hours of notice. However, we have had wheels up in as little as 32 minutes from the time our client called us to book the flight and had them in the air. It depends on a few factors, such as how long it takes for the pilots to arrive at the airport (generally, there is a 2-hour call-out time for the pilots), and whether the aircraft is ready to go at the airport with no repositioning needed. Our Jet Card members enjoy faster booking since they have funds on account and can confirm a flight with a simple email.
  • 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 takeoff 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 European cities. Please check with your Paramount Aviation Advisor at the time of booking for a specific route.
  • What kind of in-flight 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 and 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.
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