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CESSNA 172XP Price and Operating Costs


The CESSNA 172XP, production in 1977 – 1981, requires a one man crew and can be configured in 3 seats. Maximum operating altitude of 17,000′, a optimal cruise speed of 115 knots/132 MPH, and a 334 NM/384 SM seats-full range. The CESSNA 172XP has a 1,592′ runway length (or runway plus clearway and/or stopway) and 1,642′ actual landing distance required. Cabin specifications: 04’00” cabin high, 03’03” cabin wide, and 11’09” cabin long. Maximum luggage capacity of 30.00 ft^3; 30.00 ft^3 being internal and N/A ft^3 being external.


Average price for used aircraft CESSNA 172XP is $110,000.00. A $55,000.00 loan over 10 years including $229.17 per month in interest equates to a $2,757.90 per-month payment. Based on 450 hours a year and fuel cost at $5.00 per-gallon, the CESSNA 172XP has total variable costs of $65,7N/A, total fixed costs of $61,220.00, and hypothetical summary cost of $126,920.00. How much does it cost to fly: $282.04 per hour.

Maximal total range:
334 NM / 384 SM
Cruise speed:
115 knots / 132 MPH
Average price:
Number of passengers:
3 people


Flying 450 Hours per Year
Owner-operated hours 450
Charter-operated hours
Fuel Cost per-gallon $5.00
Fixed operation and maintenance cost $61,220.00
Variable operation and maintenance cost $65,7N/A
How much does a helicopter cost per year $126,920.00
Cost per hour $282.04

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