Citation X for Sale

Citation X Ownership Overview

Customers don’t have a difficult time finding a Citation X for sale as since production began in 1996, nearly 340 have hit the market. Production of this type ended in 2018.

Citation X Cabin Experience

The Citation X is capable of transporting 8 passengers and 2 crew members. The aircraft includes a lavatory at the aft end of its nearly 25ft long cabin, set inside the more than 60ft long fuselage.

Total cabin space amounts to roughly 540 cubic feet, allowing for a height and width of just under 5ft in both directions. Typically each passenger receives more than 40 cubic feet of space. The entry door is more than 4ft tall, and baggage is allotted more than 80 cubic feet of space in an externally located compartment.

Citation X Mission Profile

Customers who buy a Citation X are those looking for a jet that beat the odds in terms of advanced performance. Cessna built this aircraft as one to fly faster than competing super midsized jets, while increasing the reliability, all at a much lower cost. Upon release to customers, this jet was able to do just that. It’s one of the top performing jets in its class, with incredible speed that will get travelers from New York to Los Angeles in 6 hours.

Additional to the sleek design that attracts buyers eyes, the cabin interior is spacious, more so than rival aircraft. Those traveling on business will get where they need to go quickly, in a luxurious fashion.

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Citation X Cost to Own

Acquisition cost for the Citation X typically ranges from $9-$10 million, higher than competition which ranges from $5-$8.5 million for jets such as the Falcon 50EX and Citation Sovereign. When factoring in market depreciation, the Citation X is the highest of competition ranging from $2.8-$3.0 million a year, roughly $60,000 more than the Falcon 50EX and $700,000 more than the Citation Sovereign.

Citation X Operating Cost

Citation X direct operating cost typically sits around $3,780 per flight hour, whereas the Sovereign costs operators $2,600 and the Falcon prices in around $3,670. This rate includes fuel burn and various maintenance, crew, and operating fees.

Annual fixed cost for the Citation X falls in between that of its competition around $860,000.

Citation X Performance Overview

The Citation X is a best-selling aircraft for numerous reasons. Although it generally costs buyers more out of pocket, it’s justified by the speed and range capability, along with the improved reliability, luxurious interior, and sleek exterior. Those looking into aircraft for sale will find this twin engine to be at the top of its class.

Citation X Engines

The Citation X is equipped with two Rolls Royce AE 3007C1 engines with standard thrust reversers and more than 6,440lbs of thrust. The Citation X has a max cruise speed of 525kts, significantly faster than both of its direct competitors.

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

  • FAR-91: 2,816ft
  • FAR-135: 3,520ft
  • FAR-121: 4,693ft

Citation X Payload

Max payload for the Citation X is 2,375lbs and it can transport that capacity 2,840nm. The Falcon 50EX outperforms in both areas while the Citation Sovereign can carry more weight but for 400nm less.

Citation X Range

At long-range cruise, the Citation X has a range of 3,140nm with a typical passenger load, in the middle of the Sovereign and Falcon which reach 2,920nm-3,370nm, respectively.

Citation X Specifications

Citation X General Info
Aircraft Class Super Midsize Jet
Aircraft Manufacturer Cessna
Aircraft Year of Manufacture 1996 - Present
Citation X Financial Data
Acquisition Cost $8,460,000 - $10,340,000
Variable Cost $3,404 - $4,160/hr
Annual Cost $2,040,568 - $2,494,028
Fixed Cost $86,027 - $774,240
Market Depreciation $640,000
Retail Charter Rate $3,800/hr
Average Charter Net $368/hr
Citation X Performance Data
Fuel Burn 390 gal/hr
Max Cruise 530 kts
135 Landing 3,520 ft
135 Takeoff 3,520 ft
91 Landing 2,816 ft
91 Takeoff 2,816 ft
121 Landing 4,693 ft
121 Takeoff 4,693 ft
Max Payload 2,375 lbs
Basic Operating Weight 22,025 lbs
Max Takeoff Weight 36,100 lbs
Citation X Cabin Details
Cabin Dimensions 23'7" x 5'6" x 5'7"
Cabin Volume 724
Seat Count 7-9