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.

Private jet charter, second-home airport flights spiking

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Private jet charter flights and private jet at second-home market airports continue to surge, according to WingX, Tuvoli

Private aviation charter flights in North America are up 10% year-to-date compared to 2019 – and 50% against covid-impacted 2020, according to WingX. In addition, airports in Florida are up 40% in June, compared to 2019.

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.

Despite Brexit, Air Partner says private jet travel to the U.K. is growing

Air Partner’s jet card program starts at 10 hours and enables members to use funds for on-demand charter

 

Private jets chartered by European business travelers jumped nearly 10% during July and August compared to the same period in 2017, according to on-demand charter and jet card broker Air Partner. In a press release, Julia Timms, Air Partner’s Chief Marketing Officer, said, “Our latest figures seem to indicate there is continuing business confidence in the UK from European businesses, with bookings for private jet travel increasing by eight percent compared to the same time last year….We are also seeing continuing confidence in private jet travel as well as a subtle change in which sectors are flying for business reasons, showing private jet charter remains fiercely competitive for corporates.” 

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