Key West, FL Airports & Charter Routes

Fly directly to iconic Key West, FL, known as “The Conch Republic,” and the island’s crystal blue waters and breezy beaches will seem like they’re right next door to home.

Charter Flights to Key West, FL are one of our most popular offerings at evoJets, with an enormous range of aircraft available to fly you down to Florida from anywhere in the world. Whether for business, pleasure or anything in between, Key West is and will remain a major travel destination for people everywhere.

Call us today to discuss your next Key West, FL private jet charter – we would love to show the convenience and luxury that only private jet travel can provide.

Airports In and Around Key West, FL

Airports in the Keys are limited, but there are at least two options close to Key West:

  • Key West International Airport (EYW, KEYW) – is located two miles east of the city’s central business district. And Naval Air Station Key West (NQX, KNQX), or Boca Chica Field, is four miles to the east. With a runway of less than 5,000ft, many jets cannot utilize this strip.
  • Florida Keys Marathon (MTH, KMTH) – With a slightly longer runway than Key West Intl, Marathon is often the port of entry for many charter flights to Key West. It is located about 40mi away on the iconic Overseas Highway, a pleasant drive through paradise.

Popular Key West Private Jet Charter Routes

Charter Pricing

How much does it cost to charter a private Jet to/from Key West?

The cost to charter a private jet can range widely in price, based on flight time and the type of aircraft. A private jet rental from Miami to Key West will cost $2,500 or more in a Turboprop, for example.

Here are some target prices for private jet charter flights to/from Key West that we aim to offer our clients:

Target Price
Avg Flight Time
New York From $9,000 Light Jet 3.0 6-8
Miami From $2,500 Turboprop 1.0 4-8
Chicago From $12,500 Midsize Jet 3.0 7-9
Dallas From $8,500 Light Jet 2.5 6-8
Denver From $14,500 Midsize Jet 3.5 7-9

Please note that the above prices are ballpark estimates; specific pricing for a given trip will vary, and these amounts cannot be guaranteed for any specific flight.

Private Jet Prices – Ballpark Hourly Rates

The following hourly rates represent a range of prices for most aircraft within each major category. Exact rates for specific aircraft within each class will vary:

Ballpark Hourly
Turboprop Pilatus PC12 6-8 $1,200 – $1,800
Very Light Jet Phenom 100 4-5 $1,500 – $2,250
Light Jet Hawker 400XP 6-8 $2,200 – $3,000
Midsize Jet Lear 60 7-9 $2,800 – $3,800
Supermidsize Jet Citation Sovereign 8-10 $3,800 – $5,000
Heavy Jet Gulfstream G-IV 10-16 $5,000 – $8,000

Please note that these hourly rates represent flight charges only, and do not include taxes, crew, airport and other related fees.

Aircraft Available

With an in-network fleet of thousands, we have a variety of aircraft available in almost every city in the country.

Inventory can change by the day, but here is a list of aircraft commonly available for Key West, FL private jet charters:

  • King Air 90
  • King Air 200
  • Citation CJ2

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Charter FAQ

What is the largest plane that can land in Key West Intl?

With a 4,800ft runway, very few jet aircraft can land at Key West Intl. Some light jets like the Citation CJ3 can land there in optimal conditions, but this airport services primarily turboprops.

How much notice is required in booking a charter flight to Key West?

With at least 3-4 days of notice we will have ample time to provide you with a strong range of options for your trip. However, we can also have you off the ground in as little as 2-4hrs, if necessary.

What type of aircraft should I use for my charter flight to Key West?

Key West airport can support all types and sizes of private jets. The aircraft you choose should be tailored to the distance you are flying, the number of passengers and amount of baggage you’re bringing along, as well as your budget and preferences.

The following table shows the average ranges (in statute miles and flight hours) for all the major aircraft types, as well as their average cubic ft. of baggage space:

Average Range
(St. Miles)
Average Range
(Flight Hrs)
Baggage Space
(cu. Ft)
Turboprop 1,000-2,000 2.5-3.5 50-80
Very Light Jet 1,300-1,600 2.5-3.0 40-60
Light Jet 1,200-2,000 3.0-4.0 50-80
Midsize Jet 2,000-3,000 3.5-4.5 60-90
Supermidsize Jet 3,000-4,000 4.0-5.0 70-100
Heavy Jet 3,500-5,000 5.0-7.5 115-225

Please note that the above values are averages across a series of aircraft; specific ranges and baggage space may fall outside of these estimates in certain cases.

Travel Guide

Arts and Culture Sights of Key West, FL

Key West is filled with arts and history, from pirate lore to tropical island art to historic homes and buildings. Explore the culture of the Keys at:

  • Waterfront Playhouse
  • Conch Tour Train
  • Key West Shipwreck Treasures Museum
  • Tennessee Williams Theatre
  • East Martello Museum & Gallery
  • Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park
  • Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
  • Key West Art Center
  • Audubon House & Tropical Gardens
  • Pirate Walking Tours

Local Attractions in Key West, FL

Recreational activities and spending time outdoors are all about the ocean in Key West. Of course, there are a few other attractions to keep you busy if you prefer. Check out some of these great venues and locations:

  • Captain Seaweed Charters
  • Dry Tortugas National Park
  • Fort Jefferson Ferry
  • Sebago Catamarans & Watersports
  • Key West Speedway
  • Dreamchaser Charters
  • Higgs Beach
  • Fury Water Adventures
  • Key West Golf Club
  • No Wake Private Sailing Charters
  • Kayak Tours and Rentals – Lazy Dog Kayak
  • Islescapes Gourmet Dinner Sunset Cruises

Weather in Key West, FL

The summer climate in Key West is hot, with temperatures regularly in the 80s. August is the hottest month of the year, with an average maximum temperature of 89.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters are warm, usually in the 70s, and the coolest month is January, at an average minimum temperature of 65.2 degrees. Key West has an annual average precipitation of 38.94 inches. The wettest month, September, has an average rainfall of 5.45 inches.