How to book a private jet charter from Florida to South Carolina
South Carolina is known for its immaculate golf greens, sandy beaches and old-fashioned southern hospitality. If you’re planning a trip from Florida, allow us to make your experience comfortable and carefree with a private jet charter. Before you book, read on for our simple guide to arranging private jet charter flights to South Carolina.
Top cities and private jet airports in Florida
- Miami Opa Locka Airport is a popular private jet airport for business travelers from Miami.
- Orlando Executive Airport is the most convenient choice for travelers flying from Orlando by private jet charter.
- Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport is a popular hub for business travelers, thanks to its luxurious lounges and well-equipped meeting facilities.
- Key West International Airport is ideal for travelers looking to depart from or land directly in the Keys.
- Boca Raton Airport, set between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, is an easy departure point for work and leisure trips.
Top cities and private jet airports in South Carolina
Columbia is the capital of South Carolina, home to Fortune 500 companies and government offices. However, most flights to South Carolina take travelers straight to the coast. One of the most popular coastal destinations is Charleston, voted one of the world’s top five cities by Travel + Leisure for five years running. Sunseekers can fly by private jet charter to beach and golfing hotspot Hilton Head or sandy Myrtle Beach, a popular locale for conferences. Up north, Greenville and neighboring Spartanburg are home to several major universities, including the University of South Carolina, Wofford College and Converse College. Below is a list of South Carolina’s top private jet airports:
- Columbia Metropolitan Airport is the gateway to South Carolina’s capital.
- Myrtle Beach International Airport offers easy access to Myrtle Beach’s resorts and convention centers.
- Charleston Executive Airport is the best choice for private jets flying into charming Charleston.
- Hilton Head Island Airport lands directly on the island for easy access to the RBC Heritage PGA event.
- Greenville Downtown Airport is the entrypoint to the college towns of Spartanburg and Greenville.
How long does it take to fly from Florida to South Carolina?
Flights to South Carolina from Florida typically take less than two hours, depending on the exact destination and which plane you charter. We’ve included some examples of flight times below:
- The flight from Miami Opa Locka Airport to Charleston Executive Airport on a very light jet like a Citation CJ2+, which carries eight passengers, takes approximately 70 minutes.
- Flying from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport to Hilton Head Island Airport on a super midsize jet such as the Legacy 500, which carries nine passengers, takes just over an hour.
- A flight from Orlando Executive Airport to Columbia Metropolitan Airport on a heavy jet such as a Falcon 900, which carries 13 passengers, takes just under an hour.
Top 2018 events in South Carolina
The RBC Heritage Classic in Hilton Head is one of the highlights of the PGA golfing tour. The 2018 tournament takes place from April 9 to 15, the week after the Masters in Augusta, Georgia. Many golf fans hire a private plane from Augusta to Hilton Head to follow the action. Charleston’s most popular annual event is the Spoleto Festival, a prestigious arts festival showcasing opera, theater, symphony and dance that has featured internationally renowned acts including Yo-Yo Ma, Joshua Bell and Jean-Yves Thibaudet. The 2018 festival takes place from May 25 to June 10.
How much does it cost to hire a private plane from Florida to South Carolina?
The cost of a private jet charter depends on a number of factors, namely the journey length and aircraft size. To learn more about the cost of hiring a private plane, read our blog post. For an exact quote for your flight to South Carolina, contact us. One of our specialists will recommend the best aircraft for your journey and take care of every detail.