How much it costs to own and operate a Citation X private jet


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Citation X Operating Costs

Sample annual operating cost summary.
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Annual Budget

The total annual budget for flying a Citation X private jet 200 hours per year is approximately $1,241,040 or $2,020,409 for flying 400 hours per year. The maximum speed of the Citation X is 604 mph, but with slower climb, cruise and descending speeds it is more likely to average 483 mph which would equate to an average cost per mile of approximately $12.84 at 200 hours per year. If you fly 400 hours per year, you can spread the total fixed costs over more flight hours which reduces your cost per mile to $10.45.

These budgets do not include the cost to purchase the jet, depreciation or the cost of capital (interest payments.)

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Cost to Purchase

How much does it cost to buy a Cessna Citation X 750? Prices range between $2,795,000 and $11,595,000 with 21 currently advertised for sale.

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Sample Operating Budget

Costflying 200 hours/yearflying 400 hours/year
Direct Operating Costs (DOC)  
Fuel Cost @ $7.23/gal Updated to Nat'l Avg Each Week$423,678$847,356
Engine Overhaul$145,682$291,365
Misc Crew/Landing/Handling$70,000$140,000
Miscellaneous Variable$10,000$20,000
Total Direct Operating Costs (DOC)$779,369$1,558,738
Fixed Costs  
Crew Training$41,152$41,152
Jet Management$78,000$78,000
Miscellaneous Fixed$24,963$24,963
Total Fixed Costs$461,672$461,672
Total Annual Budget$1,241,040$2,020,409
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