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How to fly by private jet charter from Florida to North Carolina


North Carolina is spectacularly scenic, with wide beaches, misty mountains and seemingly endless farmland. Beautiful as it may be, the drives are long and flights often connect through Charlotte. To save time, we suggest admiring North Carolina’s beauty from the window of your private jet charter. To help, we’ve detailed everything you need to know about private flights to North Carolina.

Florida’s top cities and private jet airports

Skyline view of Miami, Florida in front of a beautiful sunset
Skyline view of Miami, Florida in front of a beautiful sunset

North Carolina’s top cities and private jet airports

A lighthouse on a foggy morning in the Outer Banks, North Carolina
A lighthouse on a foggy morning in the Outer Banks, North Carolina

State capital Raleigh is home to North Carolina’s most prestigious museums and several universities. Many flights to North Carolina connect through Charlotte, the most populous city, while third-largest city Greensboro is often called “Tournament Town” because it hosts many games for the Atlantic Coast Conference and National Collegiate Athletics Association. Vacationers often fly to the charming mountain locale of Asheville or the pristine beaches of Outer Banks on the East Coast.

How long does it take to fly from Florida to North Carolina?

The flight from Florida to North Carolina varies based on your chosen destination and the type of plane you charter. We’ve included a few examples below so you can estimate the length of your journey:

  • A flight from Miami Executive Airport to Raleigh-Durham International in a very light jet like the Citation CJ, which carries six passengers, takes approximately an hour and 50 minutes.
  • Flying from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport to Charlotte Douglas International Airport on a super midsize jet like a Falcon 50 EX, which carries nine passengers, takes just over an hour and a half.
  • The flight from Sarasota Bradenton International Airport to Dare County Regional Airport in a heavy jet like a Challenger 604, which seats 12 passengers, takes approximately an hour and 35 minutes.

Top 2018 events in North Carolina

Each May, the PGA tour makes a stop at the prestigious Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte for the Wells Fargo Championship, which takes place this year from April 30 to May 6. North Carolina isn’t just a golf state, however – basketball fans also flock to the Old North State for high-stakes college match-ups. NCAA powerhouses UNC and Duke are located outside Raleigh and have a longstanding rivalry that keeps fans enthralled. Each spring, flower lovers make the trip to Asheville for the Biltmore Festival of Flowers on George Vanderbilt’s scenic mountain estate.

How much does it cost to hire a private plane from Florida to North Carolina?

Many factors go into the cost of a private jet charter, from the size of the plane to the length of the flight. For more details, read our post about how much it costs to hire a private plane. For a tailored quote, contact us and a specialist will help you arrange seamless flights to North Carolina.

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