Traverse City, MI Airports & Charter Routes

With the Finger Lakes as its playground and a lush green landscape as its backdrop, Traverse City has become a jet-set destination for travelers across the country. The scenic appeal, local wineries and exciting water sport activities have made it a must for those looking for both relaxation and adventure.

Ranked as one of the top foodie towns in the US, there hasn’t been a better time to look into private travel to Traverse City, Michigan – a true northern experience. Getting there

Traverse City is easily accessible from anywhere with evoJets. Charter flights are direct to Cherry Capital Airport (TVC), located centrally in town and a short 20 minutes from all major accommodations and attractions.

Common Traverse City Private Jet Charter Routes

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

A Destination for Any Season

As a four-season destination, Traverse City offers endless activities for every climate. For the outdoor enthusiasts, wet and wild sports get things moving, while wineries and walking trails are available for those looking to wind down. Here are our top picks for activities in the area:

The Summer Getaway

  • Fishing, sailing and swimming in Grand Traverse Bay
  • Boating and Jet Skis on the Lake
  • Sand dune climbing at Sleeping Bear Dunes
  • The Wineries at Old Mission & Leelanau peninsula;
  • Shady Lane Cellars,Ciccone Vineyards & Leelanau Cellars at Omena Bay – for amazing wine with an incredible view

Golf reigns supreme in this Northern Michigan area and The Crown Club, Elmbrook Golf Course and Pebble Brook courses are king. Other notable courses include The Bear, Wolverine and Spruce ridge at the Grand Traverse Resort.

A Winter Getaway

In true Michigan style, snow sports are a huge draw for travelers from across the country. Our favorite white powder activities include skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling at Hickory Hills, Brick Wheels & Mount Holiday.

  • Ice hockey and skating
  • Frozen fishing
  • Ice boating (Both thrilling to participate in or watch – weather permitting)
  • Winter WonderFest – Food tastings & fireworks

Top Hotels in Traverse City

Traverse City offers some of the finest accommodations on the lakefront, with many of its resorts offering spa services and plush lodging. We’ve put together a list of our favorite hotels in the area to keep you well rested and recharged after a long day outdoors:

  • Grand Traverse Resort & Spa
  • (Famed New York candy shoppe Dylan’s has opened an outpost in the hotel, stocking all the best sweets and treats you can think of, making it a great stop for kids, or kids-at-heart)
  • Great Wolf Lodge
  • Tamarack Lodge
  • Shanty Creek Resort – Summit Village

Traverse City Eats

Through the years TC has racked up a reputation for being a foodie driven city where fresh fare and eclectic styles have fused to create one-of-a kind restaurants and acclaimed dishes. With so many options, we’ve narrowed down a list of our top picks:

  • Georgina’s
  • Trattoria Stella
  • The Cooks House
  • Little Bohemia
  • Chez Peres Cafe Bistrot – Great for breakfast!

Traverse City After Dark

When your days are filled with action and adventure, taking it easy at night comes naturally with these city hot spots where wine bars and microbreweries keep things cool.

Wine Bars

  • Left Foot Charley
  • Low Bar
  • Mode’s Burn Street


  • North Peak Brewing Company
  • Mackinow & Co.
  • Jolly Pumpkin Restaurant & Brewery
  • Right Brain Brew