Portland, ME Airports & Charter Routes

Portland, Maine is as you image it to be – A seaside city with buzzing energy, outdoorsy appeal and a relaxed sense of being. Ranked as one of the ‘best small cities in the country’ by Travel and Leisure and ‘greatest foodie town’ by Bon Appetit magazine, this jewel of the East Coast is becoming a top choice for travelers looking to indulge in culture, cuisine and the natural beauty of America.

From hip and happening to relaxed and remote, Portland is a welcoming getaway from the norm. With a high concentration of acclaimed restaurants, indie shoppes and waterfront sights, it’s easy to see why Portland is more than just lobster and lighthouses, it’s a destination that excites both the eyes and palate. With our perfectly tailored private jet charter service, bypass all of the airport hassles, connecting flights and crowded cabins.

Airports in & Around Portland, ME

  • Portland International Jetport (PWM) – A quick 10 minute ride to the center of downtown
  • Auburn/Lewiston Municipal (LEW) (PWM) – 40 minutes to the North.

Both offer quick, convenient and hassle free travel when flying private.

Most Popular Charter Flights to/from Portland, ME

  • Private Charter Flights from New York City to Portland, ME – Flights available from Teterboro (TEB) and White Plains (HPN) airports to both Portland Jetport and Auburn/Lewiston Municipal.
  • Jet Charter from Boston to Portland, ME – Hop a flight from Laurence G. Hanscom Field (BED) in Boston, to either (PWM) or (LEW) in Portland and enjoy the convenience and luxury of private travel.
  • Private Charter from Washington DC to Portland, ME – Safe and sound travels from DC’s Dulles (IAD) or Manassas Regional (HEF) to Portland.
  • Charter Flights from Chicago to Portland, ME – The hassle free and convenient way to reach Portland International Jetport (PWM) and (LEW) via Chicago Executive (PWK) and Midway International (MDW), or any regional airport.

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:

Aircraft
Type
Type
Example
Max
Passengers
Ballpark Hourly
Rate
TurbopropPilatus PC126-8$1,200 – $1,800
Very Light JetPhenom 1004-5$1,500 – $2,250
Light JetHawker 400XP6-8$2,200 – $3,000
Midsize JetLear 607-9$2,800 – $3,800
Supermidsize JetCitation Sovereign8-10$3,800 – $5,000
Heavy JetGulfstream G-IV10-16$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 Portland, ME private jet charters:

  • King Air 200
  • King Air 350
  • Eclipse 500
  • Citation CJ2
  • Citation Ultra
  • Hawker 800XP
  • Hawker 1000
  • Citation Sovereign
  • Challenger 850
  • Gulfstream G-IV

View all US chartered cities here.

Travel Guide

Sea + Food Destination

Portland has grown into a city filled with incredible eateries and seaside hideaways. Known for its love of food (seafood to be exact) you can find any and every cuisine doing it right. If and when you put down your forks, Portland’s glistening Casco Bay offers incredible experiences both on and off the water. From sailing and sunsets, to biking and hiking, the rustic and charming atmosphere is exciting for adventurers and those looking to relax.

  • Sailing on Casco Bay – Canoes, kayaks and paddling too
  • Island hopping (accessible by ferries or private watercraft); Little Diamond, Great Diamond and PeakIsland – for arts and eccentrics, Great Chebeague Island for a more relaxed family oriented feel and Long Island for a scenic break.
  • The Crescent Beaches at Cape Elizabeth offer a pristine oceanfront experience. Just a short drive south of Portland.
  • Hiking the Two Lights Park for incredible water vistas and views of Cape Elizabeth and its lighthouses.
  • The cobblestone streets at The Old Port – Picturesque homes, storefronts, bars and classic coffee shops.
  • Stroll through galleries and museums in the Arts District * it should be noted that the first Friday of the month is the famed Art Walk, where studios, museums and galleries open their doors to the public for a rare presentation of new exhibits and unseen artworks.
  • The Portland Museum of Art holds a collection of Picasso, Monet and Van Gogh.
  • Portland Children’s Museum
  • Portland Headlight – One of the first lighthouses built in America, Commissioned by President George Washington.
  • Sable Oaks Golf Club & Course

Top Hotels in Portland

Portland offers both classic and cutting edge accommodations in town and on the water (island resorts too!). We’ve put together a list of worthy hotels to make your stay in Portland unforgettable.

  • Portland Harbour Hotel
  • Westin Harbourview
  • Inn by the Sea, Crescent Beach
  • Black Point Inn
  • Regency Hotel & Spa
  • The Inn at Diamond Cove
  • Portland Eats

With over 200 restaurants, Portland is believed to have the most restaurants per capita of any city in the United States. Our list of top choices highlights the scene from local favorites to high end havens.

  • Fore Street – Fine gourmet
  • DuckFat – Gourmet sandwich shoppe
  • 51 Wharf Restaurant & Ultra Lounge
  • Standard Baking Co. – breads & pastry heaven, all madel from scratch
  • Pan Miyake – Surprisingly out of this world pork buns.

Portland After Dark

With such a range of styles, Portland’s nightlife scene is exciting and vibrant, offering a wide selection of pubs, wine bars and cocktail hot spots. Our list includes jazz venues, old fashioned breweries and trendy lounges.

Beer | Wine | Spirits

The Great Lost Bear – For microbrews and a rare selection of beers from around the world. A must for the discerning beer drinker.

  • The Big Easy Blues Club
  • Five – Fifty Five
  • Novare Res
  • The North Point
  • The Bar of Chocolate
  • Portland Hunt & Alpine Club

Breweries

Of course, everywhere you look in and around Atlantic City, New Jersey, there are places to go and things to do. But if you need some direction, check out some of the following locales:

  • D. L. Geary
  • Shipyard Company,
  • Casco Bay Brewing & Co.
  • Allagash