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.
Part 135 charter operator GrandView Aviation is expanding to Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles giving it bases coast-to-coast for its Embraer Phenom 300 fleet
Fast-growing GrandView Aviation will launch private jet charter services in the greater Los Angeles this May with a base at Van Nuys Airport. The airport is the fourth busiest in the United States. The move follows base launches in Boston and complements recently opened locations in Arizona and Colorado.
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.
10 of the 15 busiest private aviation airports saw declines during the first 10 days of the month with New York and Seattle airports seeing the steepest drops
Of the busiest airports in the U.S. for private jet departures, three Colorado airports rank in the top 10 for the first 10 days of August, according to data from WingX.