If you are a VIP traveler who regularly travels on a private jet, or if you are interested in private jet charter to New York City (NYC), it would be convenient to learn more about the top private jet airports and terminals in the city.
In this blog, iJET Charter will go over the top private jet airports in New York, and where private planes could land in NYC.
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What Are The Top 6 Private Jet Airports in New York?
1- Teterboro Airport in New Jersey (KTEB/ TEB)
Teterboro Airport is located in New Jersey, 12 miles from Midtown Manhattan, this location makes it a great option for private planes. Although the airport is located in New Jersey, it has a vital role in serving private jets operating to New York. Also, this airport is identified as a “reliever” airport, which is an airport that accommodates small private jets to reduce the heavy airplane traffic in large commercial airports. Teterboro Airport has a weight limit of 100,000 pounds per aircraft, which makes it less suitable to serve commercial flights, but can best suit private jets.
Teterboro expands over 827 acres and has an average of 488 private plane operations every day. It is worth mentioning that Teterboro Airport is the oldest operating airport in New York/ New Jersey metropolitan area.
Teterboro Airport features the Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey in its ground, which is a museum that highlights and honors the aeronautical achievements of the country’s pilots and displays extensive aircraft models, in addition to historic space and air equipment. The museum also includes a library of 4000+ volumes of aviation videotapes. Most private travelers find it amusing to pay a visit to the museum when they land or depart from Teterboro Airport.
2- Westchester County Airport (KHPN/ HPN)
Westchester County Airport is located to the east of downtown White Plains, 30 miles north of New York City. This airport allows airlines companies to land in it on commercial terminals, but it also includes private jet terminals and FBOs. Westchester County Airport is considered the second most popular private jet airport.
The airport covers 702 acres and features two asphalt-paved runways and one terminal with three levels and six gates.
Westchester County Airport has attracted many Hollywood producers to choose it as a location for their movies. For example, Meet the Parent, The Best Man, and Random Hearts filmed some of the scenes in Westchester County Airport.
3- Long Island MacArthur Airport/ Islip Airport (KISP/ ISP)
Long Island MacArthur Airport (formerly known as Islip) is located in Islip town, Long Island, New York. The airport includes three runways and two helipads covering about 1311 acres. Long Island MacArthur Airport is well-known for its convenient on-time performance, as most of its flights arrive or depart on time. It serves commercial airlines operations, but it is also a very common option for private flights. The airport has been an attractive location for movies and video clips ever since the 1970’s when The Out-of-Towners filmed some scenes there.
4- Republic Long Island Executive Airport (KFRG/ FRG)
Republic Long Island Airport is a regional airport in Farmingdale, New York. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems of The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) defined it as a general aviation reliever airport for 2011-2015, as mentioned before, a reliever is an airport that hosts private, recreational, and business jets only to reduce the traffic of busier commercial airports.
On its ground, Republic Airport also has several flight schools for flight training in helicopters, single and multi-engine propeller airplanes, and jet planes. The airport encompasses over 500 acres.
There are several luxury and recreational facilities located in/ nearby the airport such as:
- Two luxury hotels are located in the airport, which are Courtyard by Marriotand Towne Place Suites.
- A variety of restaurants (fine dining restaurants, fast food restaurants, pizza shops, and others)
- The American Airpower Museumis located on the northern side of the airport and displays World War II airplanes that still fly.
- Bethpage State Park, which is five miles away from the airport and offers world-class golf tournaments.
5- Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey (KEWR/ EWR)
Newark Liberty International Airport is located in New Jersey, 3 miles south of downtown New York, so it is a convenient choice for many private flights heading to New York City. It is one of the busiest international airports in the US. However, private and business jets and empty leg flights are also served in this airport.
Newark airport expands over 2027 acres and has three runways and one helipad. Within the airport grounds, there is a luxury hotel, which is the Marriott hotel, to lavishly accommodate travelers.
6- John F Kennedy International Airport (KJFK, JFK)
John F Kennedy International Airport (colloquially named JFK) is listed among the top busiest international airports in USA, located in New York City, and spans over 5200 acres and four runways. There are many luxury hotels nearby the airport for luxury travelers’ accommodation, such as Courtyard by Marriott and the Crowne Plaza.
Wondering if private jets can Land in JFK John F Kennedy International Airport, NY since it is among the top busiest airports?
Yes, you can travel to JFK airport on a private jet, accessing JFK Private Jet Terminal SHELTAIR, which operates 24/7.
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