There are many amazing places to travel that have airport runways capable of accommodating up to midsize jets. Based on actual trip data, we have assembled a list of the top 5 U.S. private jet destinations. The surprise is the shift from Aspen to Telluride.
New York City, New York
Serviced primarily by (TEB) Teterboro Airport. With a population of over 8 million people, NYC is divided into 5 boroughs. The most well-known is Manhattan. It is a top global destination for visitors drawn to its famous landmarks, entertainment, restaurants and stores. New York City also hosts conventions, trade shows and major athletic events, including the New York City Marathon and the U.S. Open.
Los Angeles, California
Serviced primarily (VNY) Van Nuys Airport. LA has some of the most diverse and unique neighborhoods in the U.S. Most notably Hollywood and Beverly Hills. Known as the City of Angels, it features many cuisines and dozens of critically acclaimed restaurants. Away from the downtown area are world famous Malibu and Santa Monica beaches. Not to mention home to all the major motion picture studios.
West Palm Beach, Florida
Serviced primarily by (PBI) Palm Beach International Airport. With a vibrant downtown featuring Clematis Street. It is home to cute sidewalk cafes, trendy bars, beautiful painted murals and some great eateries. Across the bridge is Palm Beach and the famous Worth Avenue. Which, as the name sounds, is home to some of the most exclusive boutiques in the world. Not to mention some of the highest valued real estate in the U.S.
Norman’s Cay, The Bahamas
Serviced by (NMC) Norman’s Cay Airport. With a 4,700 foot runway, it easily supports light jets up to a few midsize jets. Norman’s Cay is located on the small Bahamian island, Exuma. Now a tourist destination only reachable by charter flight. Once the headquarters of the Medellin Cartel, the famous drug smugglers from Colombia. It is home to exclusive resorts including Sandals Emerald Bay, Hideaways Exuma and Exuma Palms Hotel. Some of which are all inclusive.
Serviced by (TEX) Telluride Regional Airport which has 7,000 foot runway. Exclusive ski resorts go hand-in-hand with the private jet lifestyle. Now outpacing Aspen and Vail as the go to resort for private jet travelers. This resort is not local to commercial airports. Montrose Regional Airport is 90 minutes away by car, whereas private jet travelers can use the Telluride Regional Airport, just 6 miles from the resort.