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Challenger 650 Operating Costs

The Challenger 650 is a large-cabin business jet renowned for its comfort, reliability, and performance. It features a spacious cabin accommodating up to 12 passengers, offering a range of 4,000 nautical miles and a top speed of Mach 0.85. The aircraft is equipped with state-of-the-art avionics, including the Bombardier Vision flight deck, enhancing pilot situational awareness and operational efficiency. Its powerful General Electric CF34-3B engines ensure robust performance, while its advanced wing design contributes to a smooth and fuel-efficient flight. The annual operating cost for a Challenger 650 private jet is approximately $1,351,204 when flying 200 hours per year and $2,144,112 for 400 hours per year. These costs encompass direct operating expenses such as fuel, maintenance, and engine overhaul, alongside fixed costs including crew salaries, training, hangar fees, and insurance. This makes the Challenger 650 a compelling option for those seeking a high-performance, luxurious business jet with predictable operating costs.

Challenger 650 Budget


Starting From*

*Average yearly budget for a Challenger 650 based on current fuel price and 450 hours flew per year.

Challenger 650 Costs

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Challenger 650

450 Hours per Year

Total Fixed Costs*


Total Variable Costs**


Annual Budget


Charter Revenue***


Hourly Cost


*Crew, Crew Training, Hangar, Insurance, Jet Management, Miscellaneous Fixed

**Fuel cost, Maintenance, Engine Overhaul, Misc Crew/Landing/Handling, Miscellaneous Variable

***200 hours of charter per year

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