Best San Diego Aircraft: Citation CJ3

Citation CJ3 Interior
Citation CJ3 Floor Plan

Legacy of Success

  • Highest Speed Mid/Light Jet
  • Complete Fly By Wire
  • Almost6 Foot Standing Room w/ non Elevated Seats

If you’re looking for a budget light jet option that won’t feel like you’re a sardine in a tin, this Citation CJ3 is a great place to start. This aircraft is more barebones than our other more luxe options, but it still meets the requirements for comfort, utility, and luxury. It features a beautiful leather interior that’s spacious for you and 5 others. Equipped with power outlets and a satellite phone, a businessperson can still conduct their work. With a partial galley, a coffee pot, full dining equipment, and a ski tube, this aircraft is also perfectly suited for a solo or family vacation. At speeds of 480mph and a range of 2,070 nautical miles, this aircraft is extremely multi-purposed, with plenty of amenities for comfort and utility, all while taking budget into consideration.

Locally Based Aviation

This Citation CJ3 is based out of Carlsbad's McClellan-Palomar Airport. McClellan-Palomar Airport at KCRQ is prepared to handle dozens of private flights at a time and offers a variety of services to accomadate each of the many clients who fly through this airport. GiveJet and other aviation safety agencies have screened their security and safety processes and has found them to be superior to the average FBO. Flying with GiveJet ensures that every flight undergoes our safety matrix and protects you and your family/executive team from accidents or delays.

At a Glance




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3,200 nm

0.66 Mach

7-9 PAX

40 cu. ft.

5.75 ft.

8000 ft.

45,000 ft.



Flight Times From San Diego

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  • "Chartering an aircraft is the most convenient way to travel. You do not deal with security, there is no waiting, and the service is unparalleled. GiveJet allows you to receive this caliber of service without bank-breaking commitments."
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