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Citation X profile, including current pricing, manufacturing dates, cabin size and passenger capacity, range, speed, baggage space, fractional ownership and jet card options
Cessna Citation X Facts
The Cessna Citation X was the one-time world’s fastest business jet reaching speeds up to 700 miles per hour. A favorite of CEOs because of its ability to save time, the first type was delivered to legendary golfer Arnold Palmer.
The Citation X is still popular and can be found in the fleets of NetJets, Delta Private Jets, Wheels Up, and XOJET Aviation.
On the used market, listed Citation Xs can be found starting at $2.4 million.
Production Start: 1996
Production Ends: 2012
Production on the Citation X+ ended in 2018
Citation X Related Models
The Citation X was followed up by the Citation X+ in 2014 before Cessna parent Textron ended production in 2018.
As of November 2019, Amstat lists 309 Citation Xs in service, plus 28 Citation X+s, 5 Citation X Elites
Citation X Cabin Size and Passengers
Height: 5.7 feet
Width: 5.5 feet
Length: 23.9 feet
Seating Capacity: 8
Full: 2,890 nautical miles
Four Passengers: 3,125 nautical miles
High-Speed Cruise: 605 mph
82 cubic feet exterior space
Fractional Ownership – Yes
Dedicated Jet Card – Yes
Used Citation Xs are listed starting at approximately $2.4 million
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