Private jets that have long ranges are able to travel for longer distances than other types of jets. This is usually either because of their smaller size, their larger gas tank, or their ability to travel faster, allowing for more distance to be covered in a shorter amount of time.
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Long range private jets have the ability to reduce your travel times overall, since they typically use up a lesser amount of time and don’t require frequent stops for gas. They’re also beneficial because they have the ability to go practically anywhere, since they’re private aircraft and don’t require any involvement with commercial airlines.
Private jets are classified as the most advanced and luxurious aircraft, since they’re able to travel higher, faster, and further than other aircraft on the market. But even the various different types of the longest range private jets have similarities and differences. Listed below are the 10 best longest range private jets on the market.
1. Bombardier Global 8000
The Bombardier Global 8000 is classified as a long range private jet that has the capability of traveling 7,900 nautical miles continuously while moving at a constant cruise speed of Mach 0.85. Not only that, but this long range private jet is built with a payload capacity of practically 5,700 pounds. It’s able to produce nearly 2,300 more pounds of thrust than any other type of private jet available on the market. More specifically, it contains 16,500 pounds of thrust overall.
In addition to that, the Bombardier Global 8000 is able to comfortably seat around 13 passengers, so larger groups can be taken on this jet. The 13 passengers also doesn’t include the flight crew. This private jet is available for purchase, requesting $68.7 million. The Global 8000 contains a passport 20-engine, and also includes a high-speed transonic wing.
Unfortunately there are other long range private jets that have the ability to travel at faster speeds, but this private jets has more thrust power than most other jets on the market. Not only that, but the Bombardier Global 8000 has an operating altitude of 51,000 feet, which is also higher than most other long range private jets available for purchase (1).
2. Gulfstream G650ER
The Gulfstream G650ER is defined as the extended-range version of the Gulfstream G650, and it’s able to carry 4,000 more pounds of fuel than its counterpart. Given the increase in the amount of fuel that it can carry, the Gulfstream G650ER is able to travel a total of 7,500 nautical miles. In addition to that, this long range private jet is able to carry up to 19 passengers, not including the flight crew or other crew members.
Furthermore, the Gulfstream Aerospace G650ER is able to present its passengers with maximized comfort and luxury, since the cabin measures 47 feet long. More specifically, this long range private jet has a ceiling range of 51,000 feet as well as a maximum traveling speed of 710 mph. Given that, it’s able to circumnavigate the entire world in just over 41 hours, which is more than most other private jets available on the market.
It’s even able to meet established city-pair speed records. More specifically, it’s able to meet 22 of them. The Gulfstream Aerospace G650ER is available for purchase at $66.5 million, which is cheaper than most other private jets on the market. But its takeoff weight isn’t as high as other private jets, at 103,600 pounds (2).
3. Dassault Falcon 8X
Having the ability to travel a total os 7,422 nautical miles, the Dassault Falcon 8X is one of the best longest range private jets available on the market. It has a maximum operating speed of around 600 mph, which unfortunately is a small amount slower than other long range private jets. To make up for that, the Dassault Falcon 8X differs greatly from its counterpart, the Dassault Falcon 7X.
More specifically, this long range private jet is completely re-structured, containing a new internal wing structure that’s able to lighten the overall weight of the wings. By doing so, the jet essentially weighs less and is able to travel faster than its counterpart, the Dassault Falcon 7X. Not only does the new wing structure lighten the overall weight of the private jet, but it’s also able to allow for more fuel to be put onto the private jet.
From a cosmetic perspective, the Dassault Falcon 8X measures around 80 feet in length and has a wing span of 86.25 feet. Additionally, the internal cabin of the private jet measures 42.67 feet, which excludes the cockpit and baggage area. Furthermore, this jet has a maximum takeoff weight at 73,000 pounds, and a maximum landing weight of 62,400 pounds (3).
4. Gulfstream G550
The Gulfstream G550 is classified as an upgrade to the Gulfstream V, and contains a 7,768 mile range while traveling at a constant cruise speed of 528 mph. Not only that, but this long range private jet has established more than 50 city-pair speed records, which is a large amount more than other long range private jets on the market. The Gulfstream Aerospace G550 is able to conveniently travel so far, that it can reach Tokyo from London is just under 11 hours.
This long range private jet offers luxury and comfort during its passenger’s travels, since it has a Honeywell Advanced Flight Deck Display Suite. Additionally, this private jet is able to transport a total of 19 passengers, including the flight crew and other crew members. It’s also powered with twin Rolls-Royce BR710 C4-11 engines, and can travel at a maximum speed of Mach 0.885.
The Gulfstream Aerospace G550 has a maximum takeoff weight of 91,000 pounds, which is a small amount lesser than other private jets on the market. But it has a high cruise altitude of 51,000 feet, which is beneficial for traveling at faster speeds (4).
5. Bombardier Global 6000
The Bombardier Global 6000 is defined as an upgrade from the Global Express XRS. More specifically, it’s classified as the long range version of the Global Express XRS, since it’s able to travel a total of 6,000 nautical miles and has a mile range of 6,905. In addition to that, the Bombardier Global 6000 is able to fly for a total of 13 hours nonstop before it requires more fuel.
Moreover, this long range private jet offers its passengers with maximized luxury, since it has a fast and reliable media bay as well as access key cabin controls that allow passengers to control the cabin using access keys on tablets or remotes. There is also a large amount of space for passengers, since the cabin measures 43 feet long.
Unfortunately, the Bombardier Global 6000 only has a top operating speed of 587 mph, which is a small amount shorter than other types of long range private jets on the market. But it’s able to travel for longer than various other private jets, since it’s able to move for a total of 13 hours nonstop. More specifically, the Bombardier Global 6000 long range private jet is capable of traveling all the way from Colorado to England without having to stop for additional fuel (5).
6. Gulfstream G600
This long range private jet is labeled as one of the best long range jets because it’s able to travel 6,500 nautical miles, and it has a top speed of Mach 0.925, which is faster than a large amount of the other long range private jets on the market. The Gulfstream Aerospace G600 is able to fit a total of 19 passengers, but this also includes the flight crew as well as the other crew members that are onboard the jet. Other than the crew members altogether, this long range private jet is able to fit a total of 9 passengers, whom all have sleep areas.
As compared to other long range private jets, this jet has a maximum takeoff weight of 94,600 pounds, which is more than others. Not only that, but it also has a maximum cruising altitude of 51,000 feet. Additionally, this long range jet only requires about 5,500 feet in order to takeoff, which is beneficial because it requires a smaller amount of distance to liftoff than most other jets available on the market. Lastly, the Gulfstream Aerospace G600 is available for only $54.5 million , which is cheaper than other long range jets as well (6).
7. Dassault Falcon 7X
The Dassault Falcon 7X is a downgrade from the Dassault Falcon 8X, but the brand alone is enough to offer some of the best qualities in long range private jets. More specifically, this private jet is able travel a total of 5,950 nautical miles. This is a shorter mile distance than some other private jets on the market, but this jet in particular is able to travel a maximum operating speed of Mach 0.80. This speed is the same as the Dassault Falcon 8X, so it’s not much of a downgrade altogether.
Furthermore, this long range private jet is available for $52.8 million, which is cheaper than most other long range private jets on the market. It also has a short-field and short-hop performance, so it’s able to perform just as well as other different types of private jets. Other than its performance capabilities, this private jet is able to offer a maximized luxury experience, since it has dual cabin sections as well as a smooth and quiet operation.
Additionally, this private jet has 30% greater fuel efficiency than other jets on the market, and it has satellite TV as well as WiFi. Not only that, but this private jet comes with adjustable cabin temperature zones, so all of its passengers can travel comfortably (7).
8. Cessna Citation Longitude
This long range private jet is able to travel a total of 3,500 nautical miles, which a large amount lesser than other private jets on the market, but it makes up for it with the ability to offer a luxury traveling experience for all of its passengers. Unfortunately, it’s also outperformed by other private jets in its maximum speed, since it’s only able to travel 548 mph. Fortunately, this private jet can hold a total of 12 passengers, excluding the crew members.
Furthermore, this private jet offers a jet black interior as well as high-quality fabricated furniture that creates a beautiful appearance. More specifically, the fabrics are paired with organic and earthy tones that help to relax the passengers throughout all of their travels. Overall, the Cessna Citation Longitude measures a total of 73 feet in length, has a cabin length of 25 feet, and also has a wingspan measuring 68 feet (8).
9. VIP Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Overcoming all of the other private jets, the VIP Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner is able to hold a total of 335 passengers, which is far greater than any of the other long range private jets on this list. Given the large number of passengers, this private jet is able to provide luxury for all of its passengers, since it features high-domed ceilings, hardwood floors, and a full-size kitchen.
In addition to that, the Dreamliner is able to offer its passengers a master suite, en-suite washroom, a main lounge, and it even has a guest cabin for convenience. The cabin also includes tablets that have the ability to control the lighting, audio, window shades, as well as the video monitors located in the cabin.
Also beating all of the other long range private jets on this list, the Dreamliner is able to travel more than 9,300 miles without having to stop for a fuel fill-up. Unfortunately, this private jet is more expensive than most other jets on this list, costing more than $225 million.
10. Bombardier Global 7500
Labeled as a downgrade to the Bombardier Global 8000 and as upgrade to the Bombardier Global 6000, the Global 7500 is classified as a long range private jet that’s able to travel a total of 7,700 nautical miles. Not only that, but the Bombardier Global 7500 has a top operating speed of 610 mph, which is faster than a large amount of the other private jets included on this list.
Furthermore, this private jet has wings that are precision-engineered in order to have maximum flexibility, and has a steep approach capability, so it outperforms a large amount of other private jets. Aside from the performance specifications regarding this private jet, it’s able to offer its 19 passengers with a maximized luxurious experience. For instance, this private jet comes with four true living spaces, a full-size kitchen, a dedicated crew suite, and it even has fly-by-wire technology.
Moreover, the Bombardier Global 7500 also has deep incline Nauge seats as well as a cabin that can be customized in order to provide the best experience for each passenger. More specifically, it has customizable floor plans, furnishings, permanent beds, and even a standup shower. Overall, this private jet can be purchased for $72.5 million (10).