Los Angeles, CA Airports & Charter Routes

Whether you need a last minute charter flight to Los Angeles for a business conference, or are just hoping to glimpse a few stars in Hollywood, evoJets is your most trusted source for LA private jet charter.

Start your journey through the City of Angeles with the ease and convenience of private jet access to your local LA airport, far away from the hassles and long lines in crowded public terminals.

Airports in and Around Los Angeles, CA

evoJets provides direct charter services in every major Los Angeles airport:

  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX, KLAX) – is located about 16 miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles and is one of the top ten busiest airports in the world. Two fixed base operators (FBOs) serve general aviation at LAX: Landmark Aviation and Atlantic Aviation.
  • LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT, KONT) – is approximately 38 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, in the city of Ontario, CA. Guardian Jet Center, ASIG General Aviation Services, and Atlantic Aviation are the three FBOs located here.
  • Van Nuys Airport (VNY, KVNY) – is the world’s busiest general aviation airport, located in Van Nuys in the San Fernando Valley section of the city limits of Los Angeles. Five major FBOs serve the public here: Castle & Cooke Aviation, Clay Lacy Aviation, Maguire Aviation Group, Signature Aviation, and Pentastar.
  • Bob Hope Airport (BUR, KBUR) – is the closest Los Angeles airport to Griffith Park and Hollywood. It is three miles northwest of the central business district of Burbank, CA. Atlantic Aviation and Million Air Burbank serve as the two local FBOs.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB, KLGB) – also known as Daugherty Field – is about 23 miles southeast of the central business district of Los Angeles. It offers better access to the region’s more southerly coastal attractions such as Palos Verdes and Huntington Beach. Corporate and private aviation are served by four FBOs: AirFlite, Mercury Air Center, Signature Flight Support, and AEROPLEX.
  • John Wayne Airport (SNA, KSNA) – is located in Santa Ana, CA, and provides the best airport access to Disneyland, the Honda Center, and Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Atlantic Aviation and Signature Flight Support are the airport’s two full-service FBOs.
  • Santa Monica Airport (SMO, KSMO) – Located in Santa Monica, about 6mi north of LAX, Santa Monica Airport is a major point of entry to Los Angeles, and often the preferred choice of Malibu residents.
  • Chino Airport (CNO, KCNO) – is located 3 miles southeast of the central business district of Chino, CA, and about 43 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.

Common Private Jet Charter Flights to/from Los Angeles

Charter Pricing

How much does a Los Angeles private jet rental cost?

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 Las Vegas to Los Angeles will cost $2,500 or more in a light jet, for example.

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

Target Price
Avg Flight Time
Las Vegas From $4,000 Turboprop 1.0 4-8
San Francisco From $6,500 Compact Jet 1.0 4-5
New York From $30,000 Heavy Jet 6.0 10-16
Chicago From $17,500 Midsize Jet 4.5 7-9
Aspen From $10,500 Light Jet 2.0 6-8

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

Aircraft Available for Charter Flights to/from LA

With an in-network fleet of thousands, evoJets has 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 Los Angeles private jet charters:

  • King Air 90 – Not a huge cabin, but plenty of space for short flights, seats 6.
  • King Air 200 – Perfect for charter flights from LA to Vegas and similar routes, very comfortable for groups of 6-7.
  • Pilatus PC-12 – Quiet cabin, tons of space, operating for low prices – a client favorite with seating for up to 8.
  • Citation CJ2 – Excellent aircraft for groups of 5 or 6, with range to reach Aspen and Seattle nonstop.
  • Lear 60 – Classic business jet with reliable performance and fantastic range.
  • Hawker 800XP – Large cabin in the Midsize Jet class make this plane perfect for nonstop private jet flights from LA to Dallas and similar, with seating for 8.
  • Citation Excel – One of the best-selling aircraft of all time for a reason.
  • Citation X – One of the most recognizable names in the Supermid class, this aviation marvel is the fastest plane available for charter.
  • Challenger 604 – The Challenger series of Heavy Jets offer massive cabins, and are perfect for groups of up to 12.
  • Gulfstream GIV-SP – An iconic aircraft, the G-IV and extended range GIV-SP set the standard for long-range jets.
  • Gulfstream G-650 – One of the most highly anticipated new aircraft when announced, the G-650 is an aviation marvel and client favorite.

Charter FAQ

Where are your planes based in Los Angeles?

As one of our most important charter flight hubs, we can accommodate departures and arrivals in every Los Angeles airport. Van Nuys (VNY) and Burbank (BUR) are the most common airports used, as they usually save in cost over alternatives like Los Angeles International (LAX).

If you are flexible on the airport(s) you are able to use for your trip, the aircraft options and pricing will generally be more competitive.

What type of plane should I use for my charter flight to Los Angeles?

The plane you charter 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.

Do you offer individual seats or shared flight service to Los Angeles?

We do not offer pricing on individual seats – when you charter an aircraft with evoJets, the entire plane is yours and you may use as many of the seats as you wish, with no variation in cost.

While we do not have a formal shared flight program, we are more than happy to facilitate shared flights between parties if both are amenable.

Are there small aircraft available for shuttle flights between Los Angeles and Las Vegas?

Yes. evoJets has an enormous network of piston and turboprop aircraft in LA that are perfect for short trips between Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

These aircraft are considerably less expensive to operate than jets, and are just as safe and convenient.

Travel Guide

Top Luxury Hotels in Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles offers some incredible luxury hotels to accommodate all the stars, celebrities, and big names in and around the city. You will want to take advantage of these classy lodgings as well, at such locations as:

  • Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
  • Hotel Bel-Air
  • The London West Hollywood
  • Beverly Wilshire
  • The Beverly Hills Hotel
  • The Beverly Hilton
  • Viceroy Santa Monica
  • Casa del Mar
  • Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows
  • Shutters on the Beach
  • Hotel Andaz West Hollywood
  • Sofitel LA

Arts and Culture Sights of Los Angeles, CA

As entertainment is such a big part of Los Angeles culture, you will never run out of things to do and sights to see. Though it would be quite impossible to list every wonderful opportunity here, some of the best show and performance venues to look into are:

  • The Center Theatre Group
  • Sony Pictures Studios
  • Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts
  • Gibson Amphitheatre
  • Ford Amphitheatre/Los Angeles County Arts Commission
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • LA Opera
  • Hollywood Bowl
  • Hollywood Palladium
  • Kodak Theatre
  • Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Warner Bros. Studios – VIP Tours

Beaches in Los Angeles, CA

Of course Los Angeles has many options for outdoor recreation as well. Escape the cement jungle and enjoy the sand and surf at

  • Cabrillo Beach
  • Point Vicente Beach
  • Dan Blocker Beach (or Corral Beach to the locals)
  • Redondo Beach
  • Dockweiler Beach
  • Santa Monica Beach
  • Hermosa Beach
  • Topanga Beach
  • Las Tunas State Beach
  • Torrance Beach
  • Surfrider Beach (formally Malibu Lagoon State Beach)
  • Venice Beach

Golf Courses in Los Angeles, CA

Other outdoor enjoyment can be found at many parks, golf courses, and other refreshing locations. Be sure to check out:

  • Arroyo Seco Park
  • Chevy Chase Park
  • Ardmore Recreation Center
  • City Hall Park Center
  • Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve
  • Diamond Bar Golf Course
  • FantaSea Yachts & Yacht Club
  • Cleland Ave
  • Del Rey Lagoon
  • Bicentennial Park

Sports in Los Angeles, CA

Spectator sports are bountiful in Los Angeles too. Catch all the action with:

  • Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodgers Stadium
  • Los Angeles Lakers
  • Auto Club Speedway
  • Los Angeles Kings
  • Home Depot Center
  • Los Angeles Avengers
  • Los Angeles Clippers
  • Los Angeles Sparks
  • STAPLES Center
  • LA Galaxy
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum & Sports Arena

Weather in Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles has warm summers, with temperatures usually in the 70s. The warmest month of the year is August, at an average maximum temperature of 84.8 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters are cool, typically in the 50s, and the coldest month – December, has an average minimum temperature of 48.3 degrees. The area has an annual average precipitation of 15.14 inches, and the wettest month is February, with an average rainfall of 3.68 inches.