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PIPER Meridian

PIPER Meridian Price and Operating Costs


The PIPER Meridian, production in 2001 – to present, requires a one man crew and can be configured in 5 seats. Maximum operating altitude of 30,000′, a optimal cruise speed of 261 knots/301 MPH, and a 476 NM/548 SM seats-full range. The PIPER Meridian has a 1,950′ runway length (or runway plus clearway and/or stopway) and 1,489′ actual landing distance required. Cabin specifications: 03’10” cabin high, 04’02” cabin wide, and 12’03” cabin long. Maximum luggage capacity of 20.00 ft^3; 20.00 ft^3 being internal and N/A ft^3 being external.


Average price for used aircraft PIPER Meridian is $869,363.55. A $726,950.00 loan over 10 years including $3028.96 per month in interest equates to a $36,451.97 per-month payment. Based on 450 hours a year and fuel cost at $4.25 per-gallon, the PIPER Meridian has total variable costs of $274,725.00, total fixed costs of $133,133.00, and hypothetical summary cost of $407,858.00. How much does it cost to fly: $906.35 per hour.

Maximal total range:
476 NM / 548 SM
Cruise speed:
261 knots / 301 MPH
Average price:
Number of passengers:
5 people

PIPER Meridian

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 $133,133.00 $-41,367.00
Variable operation and maintenance cost $274,725.00 $274,725.00
How much does a helicopter cost per year $407,858.00 $233,358.00
Cost per hour $906.35 $518.57

PIPER Meridian

High–low pricing
Highest Price $1,191,000.00
Lowest Price $649,000.00
Average Price $869,363.55
Avg. w/o High & Low $858,111.00

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