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Fly to These Private Jet Airports for Your Ski Holiday
by Admin on December 20, 2018

Top 5 Ski Resorts in The Alps to Travel This Winter

Snow, ski, and luxury make the Alps a favourite destinations with private jet flyers, especially during the winter season. Private jet charter offers you the luxury to fly closer to the private jet airport nearer to the ski resort along with avoiding the crowded commercial airports. You also get the convenience of carrying as much ski gear as you want. iJET, today brings you the list of top 5 ski resorts and the airports people fly to when they travel by private jet.

 

 

 

St Moritz, Switzerland

St Moritz tops the lists in luxury ski resorts and is a favorite with the like of royal family members and celebrities.

Airport closest to the resort: Samedan Airport or Engadin Airport (LSZS/ SMV)

Distance from the resort: 8 km

Runway Length (ft): 5906 x 131

Airport Hours: 06:00- Sunset or maximum 17:00 (local time)

Aviation Fuel Availability: AVGAS JET

Time Zone: UTC +1

Slots required: No

 

Courchevel 1850, France

Courchevel 1850 is famous for its breathtaking view over The Three Valleys (https://www.les3vallees.com/en/), the largest interlinked ski area in the world.

Airport closest to the resort: Chambéry-Savoie Airport/ Chambéry Aix-les-Bains Airport (LFLB/ CMF)

Distance from the resort: 60 km

Runway Length (ft): 6627 x 148

Airport Hours: 07:00 -20:00 (local time)

Aviation Fuel Availability: AVGAS JET

Time Zone: UTC +1

Slots required: Yes

 

Verbier, Switzerland

Famous for its high-end luxurious chalets, Verbier is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and offers a diverse après-ski scene

Airport closest to the resort: Sion Airport (LSGS/ SIR)

Distance from the resort: 52 km

Runway Length (ft): 6562 x 131

Airport Hours: April-September 07:00-20:00; October-March 08:00-Sunset (local time)

Aviation Fuel Availability: AVGAS JET

Time Zone: UTC +1

Slots required: No

Zermatt, Switzerland

Located at the foot of Matterhorn, one of the most famous Alps mountains, Zermatt is frequented by the crème-de-la-crème for its enchanting and mystical aura.

Airport closest to the resort: Sion Airport (LSGS/ SIR)

Distance from the resort: 80 km

 

Gstaad, Switzerland

Gstaad, in the offers plenty of elite activities along with skiing, like heli-skiing, golf high, winter biking. And more.

Airport closest to the resort: Bern Airport (LSZB/ BRN)

Distance from the resort: 50 km

Runway Length (ft): 5676 x 98

Airport Hours: Monday-Friday 05:00-20:00; Saturday 05:00-16;00; Sunday 06:00-20:00 (local time)

Aviation Fuel Availability: AVGAS JET

Time Zone: UTC +1

Slots required: No

The telegraph had reported that ‘It’s cheaper to take a private jet to the Alps over February half term than to fly with BA’ . Flying in a private jet to your desired ski resort is not only a luxurious option but also practical one. But flying to airports in these locations can be challenging. It is best to partner up with a reliable flight support partner, like iJET who have experience of working on flights flying to challenging airports. Contact us today, to offer your clients a smooth and memorable trip for their ski holiday.

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