25 busiest U.S. private jet airports in 2021 all saw big gains

Teterboro Airport

Teterboro held its position as top airport for private jets with a 70% spike in private jet departures in 2021

The 25 busiest U.S. private jet airports got even busier in 2021 as private flights hit record levels. All airports on the list showed a double-digit increase with first place Teterboro Airport flights increasing 70% to 62,537, 171 per day. See the 2020 list here.

Only 3 of the 25 busiest U.S. private jet airports saw gains in 2020

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The busiest private jet airports in 2020 saw drops at 22 of 25, including a 50% drop in flights at Teterboro Airport in New Jersey, which remained the busiest private jet airport in the U.S.

Nearly 90% of the busiest private jet airports in the United States saw a drop in departures for COVID-19 ravaged 2020 compared to the full year of 2019.

GrandView Aviation adds Denver base

GrandView Aviation

Phenom 300 private jet charter operator GrandView Aviation added bases in Scottsdale and Chicago in 2020

Denver is becoming a hot spot for expansion among private jet operators. Maryland-based GrandView Aviation said it would open a base at Centennial Airport on Feb. 1. It’s the company’s sixth base. In recent years, the Embraer Phenom 300 operator has added Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, and Scottsdale.

NetJets to open private hangars in Denver, Silicon Valley

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The world’s largest private jet provider is opening private hangars and terminals at Centennial Airport in Denver and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport in Silicon Valley

More announcements “are forthcoming,” NetJets said in a press release

NetJets’ customers will now have private lounges at 7 of the 19 busiest U.S. private jet airports

Worldwide private jet leader NetJets announced today its investment into two large-scale flagship West Coast hangars at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport in California (SJC) and Centennial Airport (APA) in the Denver-Aurora metropolitan area.

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