Lexington, KY Airports & Charter Routes

When evoJets bypasses all the round-about airline connections and flies you directly to Lexington, the “Athens of the West,” the city’s business opportunities and exciting horseracing events will seem like they’re right next door to home.

Airports In and Around Lexington, KY

Two main airports serve Lexington and the surrounding area:

Blue Grass Airport (LEX, KLEX) is located four miles west of the city’s central business district, and Capital City Airport (FFT, KFFT) is one mile southwest of Frankfort, KY, and about 28 miles northwest of Lexington.

Charter Pricing

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.

Travel Guide

Arts and Culture Sights of Lexington, KY

Lexington may be known as the “Horse Capital of the World,” but that’s not the only thing in town to see. There is an abundance of historical sites, as well as a unique art culture to be discovered here. Start your visit at one of these fascinating cultural locations:

  • American Saddlebred Museum
  • Downtown Arts Center
  • Alltech’s Lexington Brewing Company
  • Loudoun House
  • Headley-Whitney Museum

Outdoor Activities in Lexington, KY

If you’re wondering what your best options are for horseback riding and related events in Lexington, or if you prefer a different type of sport, let us point you in the right direction. There are plenty of choices in town, including:

  • Kentucky Horse Park
  • Old Frankfort Station
  • The Thoroughbred Center
  • Deer Run Stables
  • Collins Bowling Centers

Weather in Lexington, KY

The summer climate in Lexington is warm, with temperatures often in the 70s. July is the warmest month of the year, with an average maximum temperature of 85.9 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters are very cold, typically in the 30s, and the coldest month – January, has an average minimum temperature of 24.1 degrees. Lexington has an annual average precipitation of 45.91 inches. The wettest month is July, at an average rainfall of 4.81 inches.