How much it costs to own and operate a Lear 45 private jet


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Lear 45 Operating Costs

Sample annual operating cost summary.
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Annual Budget

The total annual budget for flying a Lear 45 private jet 200 hours per year is approximately $924,613 or $1,454,759 for flying 400 hours per year. The maximum speed of the Lear 45 is 535 mph, but with slower climb, cruise and descending speeds it is more likely to average 428 mph which would equate to an average cost per mile of approximately $10.80 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 $8.50.

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 Bombardier Lear 45? Prices range between $1,995,000 and $2,995,000 with 16 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$286,308$572,616
Engine Overhaul$127,056$254,112
Misc Crew/Landing/Handling$40,000$80,000
Miscellaneous Variable$5,000$10,000
Total Direct Operating Costs (DOC)$530,147$1,060,293
Fixed Costs  
Crew Training$39,651$39,651
Jet Management$48,000$48,000
Miscellaneous Fixed$10,003$10,003
Total Fixed Costs$394,466$394,466
Total Annual Budget$924,613$1,454,759
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