BOMBARDIER Q400 Price and Operating Costs


The BOMBARDIER Q400, production in 1997 – to present, requires a two man crew and can be configured in 19 seats. Maximum operating altitude of 25,000′, a optimal cruise speed of 350 knots/403 MPH, and a 1,667 NM/1,921 SM seats-full range. The BOMBARDIER Q400 has a 4,465′ runway length (or runway plus clearway and/or stopway) and 3,093′ actual landing distance required. Cabin specifications: 06’04” cabin high, 08’02” cabin wide, and 61’08” cabin long. Maximum luggage capacity of 502.00 ft^3; 502.00 ft^3 being internal and N/A ft^3 being external.


Average price for used aircraft BOMBARDIER Q400 is $12,500,000.00. A $6,250,000.00 loan over 10 years including $26041.67 per month in interest equates to a $313,398.22 per-month payment. Based on 450 hours a year and fuel cost at $4.25 per-gallon, the BOMBARDIER Q400 has total variable costs of $1,370,025.00, total fixed costs of $483,760.00, and hypothetical summary cost of $1,853,785.00. How much does it cost to fly: $4,119.52 per hour.

Maximal total range:
1,667 NM / 1,921 SM
Cruise speed:
350 knots / 403 MPH
Average price:
Number of passengers:
19 people


Flying 450 Hours per Year Flying 450 Hours per Year + 200 Charter Hours
Owner-operated hours 450 450
Charter-operated hours 200
Fuel Cost per-gallon $4.25 $4.25
Fixed operation and maintenance cost $483,760.00 $777,660.00
Variable operation and maintenance cost $1,370,025.00 $1,370,025.00
How much does a helicopter cost per year $1,853,785.00 $2,147,685.00
Cost per hour $4,119.52 $4,772.63

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