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CESSNA Citation CJ3

CESSNA Citation CJ3 Price and Operating Costs


The CESSNA Citation CJ3, production in 2004-2013, requires a one man crew and can be configured in 7 seats. Maximum operating altitude of 45,000′, a optimal cruise speed of 413 knots/475 MPH, and a 1,352 NM/1,555 SM seats-full range. The CESSNA Citation CJ3 has a 3,354′ runway length (or runway plus clearway and/or stopway) and 3,210′ actual landing distance required. Cabin specifications: 04’09” cabin high, 04’10” cabin wide, and 15’08” cabin long. Maximum luggage capacity of 65.00 ft^3; N/A ft^3 being internal and 65.00 ft^3 being external.


Average price for used aircraft CESSNA Citation CJ3 is $3,896,666.67. A $2,764,150.00 loan over 10 years including $11517.29 per month in interest equates to a $138,604.75 per-month payment. Based on 450 hours a year and fuel cost at $4.25 per-gallon, the CESSNA Citation CJ3 has total variable costs of $663,525.00, total fixed costs of $285,013.00, and hypothetical summary cost of $948,538.00. How much does it cost to fly: $2,107.86 per hour.

Maximal total range:
1,352 NM / 1,555 SM
Cruise speed:
413 knots / 475 MPH
Average price:
Number of passengers:
7 people

CESSNA Citation CJ3

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 $285,013.00 $126,913.00
Variable operation and maintenance cost $663,525.00 $663,525.00
How much does a helicopter cost per year $948,538.00 $790,438.00
Cost per hour $2,107.86 $1,756.53

CESSNA Citation CJ3

High–low pricing
Highest Price $4,600,000.00
Lowest Price $3,395,000.00
Average Price $3,896,666.67
Avg. w/o High & Low $3,695,000.00

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