Teterboro Airport in Northern New Jersey remained the most popular private aviation airport, followed by Love Field in Dallas, and Westchester County Airport, north of New York City
New York City and South Florida airports saw the most private aviation departures in 2019
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While total private flights in the U.S. exceeded three million for the third straight clocking 0.9% growth, many of the most popular airports saw declines.
In fact, the six busiest private aviation airports and eight of the nine busiest saw the number of departures decrease in 2019 compared to 2018, according to data from Argus Traqpak.
California, Florida, and Texas each had four of the busiest business aviation airports last year.
There were only modest gains for private jet travel in 2018 with negative growth in the second half of the year, and there was a mixed bag with the busiest business aviation airports as well. While 13 airports showed increases in flights, 12 saw decreases. California, Florida and Texas each placed four airports on the list, Illinois had two and while New York only had one (Westchester County Airport in White Plains) Teterboro (TEB) Airport across the Hudson River from Manhattan in fact was the busiest private jet airport.
The Omaha-based Jet Card seller is looking to make its debut in New York a big one
Jet Linx Aviation may open bases at both Teterboro Airport and Westchester County Airport as part of its previously announced expansion into the New York metro area. It is also moving forward in its efforts to open a base in Boston and recently added former NetJets EVP John Daut to lead the efforts in the Northeast. Jet Linx will also open a sales office in New York City, CEO Jamie Walker told Private Jet Card Comparisons during a brief visit to the Big Apple.