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How to fly from New York to Texas by private jet


Do you have an upcoming trip from New York to Texas? Rent a private airplane and enjoy VIP treatment. Flying privately not only affords you the best creature comforts, such as top-notch catering, Champagne and reclining seats, but you’ll also have the added benefits of moving faster and wasting less time – all while enjoying complete privacy.

This travel guide is a good starting point to plan a smooth, hassle-free journey from New York to Texas by private jet charter. We answer questions about private jet airports in New York, destinations and airports in Texas, flight length and cost, as well as comparing three different aircraft types.

Private jet airports in the state of New York

Aerial view of 5th Avenue with yellow cabs, New York, USA
Aerial view of 5th Avenue with yellow cabs, New York, USA

If you need to find a departure airport for your private jet charter in a certain part of the state of New York, you will be pleasantly surprised by how easy it is using Air Charter Service. We offer private jet charters from more than 400 cities worldwide and are able to assist you at a variety of of airports across the state.

Below are five cities in the state of New York with private jet airports.

1. New York City

A dozen New York airports – many of them central – can be accessed by private jet. Whether you have a business meeting out of town or simply want to go incognito for the weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple, chartering a private jet is the best way to go about it. The primary airport in New York is John F. Kennedy International Airport. Located in Jamaica, Queens, in the southeastern portion of New York City, it is only 12 miles southeast of Lower Manhattan. LaGuardia Airport is located in Queens County and serves as a convenient point of departure if you are coming from Long Island. Alternatively you can catch a flight from New Jersey-based Newark Liberty International Airport about 12 miles from Manhattan.

2. Poughkeepsie

Dutchess County Airport is located four miles south of the central business district of Poughkeepsie, in Dutchess County, New York. Although the airport provides corporate and general aviation transportation services, it does not offer scheduled passenger flights. If you would like to arrange private jet hire from Dutchess County Airport, contact Air Charter Service and one of our consultants will help you.

3. Beacon

The city of Beacon can be found within Dutchess County, about 65 miles from New York City. Located on the banks of the Hudson River, directly across from Newburgh, it boasts several airports from which you can depart, including Stewart International Airport just 13 miles from Beacon.

4. Sidney

Sidney is located in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains along the banks of the Susquehanna River in Delaware County. The town is located at the junction of Interstate 88 and State Route 8, making the cities of Oneonta, Binghamton and Utica readily accessible. Should you require a private jet airport near Sidney, Sidney Municipal Airport is most convenient.

5. White Plains

Westchester County Airport (also referred to as White Plains Airport) is situated just three miles out of the central business district of White Plains and 33 miles outside Manhattan. It is served by six passenger airlines that connect to cities around the world, with the main terminal open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. To rent a private plane from White Plains or any of the surrounding cities, contact a consultant at Air Charter Service and they will help you secure a booking.

Top 5 cities with private jet airports in Texas

View of downtown skyline Austin, Texas, USA
View of downtown skyline Austin, Texas, USA

Texas is the second largest state in the United States of America. Situated in the south central part of the country, this hot and humid state borders Mexico, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. While ranches and cowboy culture may be a big draw card, the state offers visitors much more. Some of its main attractions include the Space Center, Guadalupe Mountains National Park and the USS Lexington.

Air Charter Service can arrange private plane charters in Texas to many of the major cities, such as Houston, Austin, Dallas, San Antonio and El Paso.

1. Houston

The largest city in Texas, Houston is a bustling business hub. Aside from NASA’s Johnson Space Center, the city is home to massive oil, banking, and biomedical companies, which has earned it the title of ‘Energy Capital of America’. You can access Houston by private jet via George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport – the 10th busiest airport in North America.

2. Austin

Austin isn’t just about cowboy culture – this amazing city boasts a diverse culture from all walks of life and has much to offer its visitors. You can reach the city by private jet through Austin Bergstrom International Airport, located just eight miles away from downtown Austin, or many smaller airports.

3. Dallas

Home to 18 of the wealthiest people on the planet and striking 1920s neo-Gothic hotel The Joule, Dallas is a place where cosmopolitanism meets the warmth of its diverse population. Dallas Love Field Airport, located seven miles from downtown Dallas, and Dallas CBD Vertiport Airport, a small, publicly-owned facility located under a mile from the Dallas CBD, are just two of the many airports that provide access to Dallas by private jet.

4. San Antonio

Known as a city without the big-city feel, San Antonio offers a vibrant energy mixed with a laidback, sentimental atmosphere. With a rich colonial history running through its veins, colored by a palette of contemporary South American culture, San Antonio is a place of wonder for business travelers and holidaymakers alike. San Antonio International Airport, located eight miles north of downtown San Antonio, offers the main port of entry.

5. El Paso

Located at the point where the western tip of Texas meets Mexico, El Paso is a place of rich diversity with a blend of cultures that has to be seen to be believed. Contact Air Charter Service to arrange your private jet charter to El Paso International Airport, conveniently located only four miles northeast of downtown El Paso, or arrange to be flown to any of the other airports in the area.

If you are planning a visit to another city in Texas, use our airport guide to find a private jet airport.

How long is a flight from New York to Texas?

The route you are traveling and choice of aircraft will determine how long it will take to charter a private jet from New York to Texas. A very light jet, like the Cessna Citation Mustang, takes just over five hours to complete a journey from Sidney Municipal Airport to El Paso International Airport; while flying from LaGuardia Airport in New York to Dallas Love Field Airport in a heavy jet, like the Gulfstream G450, takes about three-and-a-half hours.

To demonstrate what a difference the type of aircraft can make to flight durations, here is a flight duration comparison of three different aircraft types from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York to George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport in Houston.

  • Very Light Jet: 3h 54m
  • Midsize Jet: 3h 23m
  • Heavy Jet: 3h 23m

To book your private jet charter from New York to Texas, contact Air Charter Service or use our aircraft guide to compare different aircraft options.

How much does it cost to charter a private jet from New York to Texas?

If you’ve been wondering how much it costs to charter an airplane, our pricing guide is a good place to start. The cost of a private charter depends on several factors, such as the distance of the flight, number of passengers, luggage weight and type of aircraft.

As an example, flying privately from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York to George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport in Houston costs between $16,400 and $71,100, depending on your choice of aircraft:

Very Light Jets like the Cessna Citation Mustang: $47,500 - $62,600

  • An ideal balance of performance, comfort and efficiency
  • A fitting aircraft for short-haul solutions
  • Can take up to four passengers
  • Ample storage in tail-cone baggage compartments

Midsize Jets like the Gulfstream G150: $50,400 - $109,000

  • Equipped with high-thrust, fuel-efficient engines
  • Can take up to eight passengers
  • Boasts good range, with the capacity to fly nonstop between most US cities
  • Has an enclosed lavatory
  • Has an entertainment center

Heavy Jets like the Gulfstream IV: $81,500 - $164,400

  • Built with high-performance intercontinental heavy jets
  • Can take up to 14 passengers
  • Has an enclosed lavatory
  • Has a flight attendant and entertainment center

To arrange a private jet charter for your New York to Texas flight, speak to a consultant at Air Charter Service. We have over 100 private jets servicing the USA and provide unrivalled service.

Top 2018 events in Texas

From world-class sporting events to spectacular festivals and a range of prestigious business conferences and summits, Texas has a big lineup of events for 2018.

If you’d like to attend one of these top 2018 events in Texas, speak to one of our consultants to arrange a private airplane.

  • Enjoy world-class golf at the Houston Golf Open. This prestigious PGA tournament, held at the Golf Club of Houston, will be played from March 29th to April 1st.
  • The NAPE Summit, the oil and gas industry’s marketplace for the buying, selling and trading of prospects, brings together decision-makers of the industry in Houston from February 5th – 9th. If you compete in the upstream oil and gas business, NAPE offers you an opportunity to meet dealmakers from all around the world to connect and broker deals.
  • The 9th annual Texas Technology Summit returns to the Houston Texas NRG Center on February 7th, with the 2018 theme "Expanding the Frontiers of IT and Security".
  • SXSW Trade Show showcases the best new digital works, video games and innovative ideas the international community has to offer. Meet the brightest minds in emerging technology in Austin from March 9th – 13th.
  • The CyberUSA Conference 2018 takes place in San Antonio at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on Tuesday, January 30th.
  • Secure your seat at the Valero Texas Open, taking place at TPC San Antonio from April 16th – 22nd.
  • The Crossroads of Texas Film and Music Festival is a four-day event in Waxahachie that celebrates the best in Texas-made films and music. The festival takes place from April 19th – 22nd.
  • Mardis Gras! Galveston is the largest Mardi Gras celebration in Texas and the third largest in the US. Spread over 12 days from February 2nd – 13th, the celebration includes galas, parades, music, food and more.

Whether you’d like to attend one of Texas’ top events, experience its magnificent cultural sites or take care of business, chartering a private jet will give you complete comfort and control. No more rushing or worrying about missing your flight, simply notify your pilot if you’re running slightly late and they will delay take off. Get a quote today.

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