Challenger 650/605/604/601 profile, including current pricing, manufacturing dates, cabin size and passenger capacity, range, speed, baggage space, fractional ownership, and jet card options
Bombardier Challenger 650 Facts
Featured by NetJets and VistaJet, over 1,000 of Bombardier’s Challenger 650 series are in active service, including the Challenger 605, Challenger 604, Challenger 601, and Challenger 600. The original went into service in 1981, and the most recent – the Challenger 650 – has been in production since 2015.
A new Challenger 650 is $32 million while used early model Challenger 600s can be had for under $1 million.
While lacking the range of Bombardier’s Global line of large-cabin private jets, the Challenger 650 has a nonstop range from New York to London, between Dubai and London, or from the West Coast to Hawaii.
Production Start: 2015
Production End: In Production
Challenger 650 Related Models
The large cabin Bombardier Challenger 650 was the follow-up to the Challenger 605 (production from 2007 through 2015), Challenger 604 (1996 to 2007), Challenger 601 (1986 to 1996), and Challenger 600 (1981 to 1983).
As of February 2021, Amstat lists over 1,000 Challenger 650/605/604/601/600s in service
- Challenger 650…69 in the fleet
- Challenger 605…288 in the fleet
- Challenger 604…360 in the fleet
- Challenger 601…248 in the fleet
- Challenger 600…70 in the fleet
Private Jet Cabin Category
Large Cabin/Heavy Jet
Challenger 650 Cabin Size and Passengers
Height: 6.0 feet
Width: 7.11 feet
Length: 25.7 feet
Seating Capacity: 8 to 12
Range: 4,000 nautical miles with 6 passengers and 2 crew
Maximum Cruise Speed: 488 mph
Normal Cruise Speed: 459 mph
Long-Range Cruise Speed: 425 mph
115 cubic feet, all interior and accessible from the passenger cabin
Fractional Ownership – Yes
Dedicated Jet Card – Yes
Challenger 650/605/604/601/600 Pricing
A new Challenger 650 is $32 million
Two 2017 used Challenger 650s are both listed for sale at $16.5 million. A 1982 Challenger 600 with 6,505 hours is listed for sale at $495,000.
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The world’s largest private jet operator, NetJets, has made a number of fleet adjustments over the past 18 months
NetJets, a division of Berkshire Hathaway, has revealed its current fleet, and there are significant changes.
The biggest move is both its Dassault Falcon 2000s and Cessna Citation Xs are no longer available for jet card, fractional share purchases or leases.
The new private jets replace previous offerings for the Falcon 2000 and Citation X
Last month we reported NetJets restructured its jet card program eliminating fuel surcharges and cutting prices.