Citation Excel for Sale

Citation Excel Ownership Overview

With over 900 of the family built, customers won’t have a difficult time finding a Citation Excel for sale. It carries on Citation’s legacy of high performance and luxury, with quality performance across its class.

Citation Excel Cabin Experience

The Citation Excel is capable of transporting 7 passengers and 2 crew members. The jet includes a lavatory at the aft end of its nearly 20ft long cabin, set inside the 50ft fuselage. The wingspan stretches over 55ft, and the shape of the cabin walls aids in increased shoulder space for passengers while seated.

Total cabin space amounts to just over 420 cubic feet, allowing for a width and height of more than 5ft both ways. Typically, each passenger receives around 45 cubic feet of space. The entry door is nearly 5ft tall, and baggage receives a total 90 cubic feet of space internally and externally, with the majority located in the latter compartment.

Citation Excel Mission Profile

Customers who buy a Citation Excel are those focused on the capacity a midsize jet can transport, while handling and performing like a light jet. The range of this jet is comparable to that of its competition, but will cost a buyer much less out of pocket, at prices similar to the light jet market. It’s easy to handle, performing well for pilots, easing the strain of operation on them.

The Citation Excel is ideal for those traveling for any reason, leisure or business, as it’s quiet environment is conducive to productivity and relaxation. It fits a great deal inside its cabin- passenger and baggage wise. The jet has the ability to takeoff on some of the shortest runways, which opens up a wide variety of destinations to travelers.

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Citation Excel Cost to Own

Acquisition cost for the Citation Excel typically ranges from $2.6-$2.9 million, roughly $700,000 higher than direct competition such as the Lear 60 and Hawker 800XP. When factoring in market depreciation, the Citation Excel falls in between the competition at roughly $1.7-$1.8 million a year.

Citation Excel Operating Cost

Citation Excel direct operating cost is around $2,270 per flight hour, less than both the Lear 60 ($2,500) and the Hawker 800XP ($2,880). These rates include fuel burn and various operating, maintenance, and crew fees.

Annual fixed cost for the Citation Excel is the least of its competition at $522.000-$524,000. The Lear 60 and Hawker 800XP range from $526,000-$545,000, respectively.

Citation Excel Performance Overview

The Citation Excel is a versatile, dependable, luxurious jet, key reasons its part of a best-selling family of aircraft. Flyers looking into private aircraft for sale will appreciate the quality of a midsize jet, at the light jet price.

Citation Excel Engines

The Citation Excel is equipped with two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW545A powerplants with standard thrust reversers and more than 3,800lbs of thrust. The Citation Excel has a max cruise speed of nearly 435kts, the slowest of its competition.

The aircraft can land and takeoff in the following field lengths:

  • FAR-91: 2,950ft
  • FAR-135: 3,688ft
  • FAR-121: 4,917ft

Citation Excel Payload

Max payload for the Citation Excel is 2,500lbs, and it can transport that capacity around 1,330nm. The Hawker 800XP carries less weight for more than 1,100nm further, whereas the Lear 60 carries 250lbs less and operates a distance of 1,750nm.

Citation Excel Range

At long-range cruise, the Citation Excel has a range of nearly 1,790nm with a typical passenger load. Both the rival jets fly further, as the Lear 60 can reach 2,130nm and the Hawker 800XP reaches 2,540nm.

Citation Excel Specifications

Citation Excel General Info
Aircraft Class Midsize Jet
Aircraft Manufacturer Cessna
Aircraft Year of Manufacture 1998 - 2005
Citation Excel Financial Data
Acquisition Cost $2,475,000 - $3,025,000
Variable Cost $2,040 - $2,494/hr
Annual Cost $1,372,283 - $1,677,235
Fixed Cost $52,295 - $470,658
Market Depreciation $190,000
Retail Charter Rate $2,700/hr
Average Charter Net $733/hr
Citation Excel Performance Data
Fuel Burn 250 gal/hr
Max Cruise 430 kts
135 Landing 3,688 ft
135 Takeoff 3,688 ft
91 Landing 2,950 ft
91 Takeoff 2,950 ft
121 Landing 4,917 ft
121 Takeoff 4,917 ft
Max Payload 2,500 lbs
Basic Operating Weight 12,500 lbs
Max Takeoff Weight 20,000 lbs
Citation Excel Cabin Details
Cabin Dimensions 18'6" x 5'5" x 5'7"
Cabin Volume 559
Seat Count 6-8