Equipment Specs

Manufacturer Cessna
Model Citation CJ3
Max. Occupants 8
Max. Cruise Speed 417 ktas (770 km/h)
Max. Range 2,040 nm (3,778 km)
Max. Operating Altitude 45,000 ft (13,716 m)
Wingspan 53 ft 3 in
Max Aircraft Length 51 ft 2 in
Max Tail Height 15 ft 2 in

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Additional Specifications
Cost Summary

These numbers are derived assuming 200 annual hours and a fuel price of $4.25 / GAL

Average Pre-Owned Price
Annual Budget
Variable Cost

FUEL (GAL): $0

Fixed Cost

CREW EXPENSE: $197,618
HANGAR: $29,645
INSURANCE: $19,284

Standard Avionics
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Internal Dimensions:

  • Length: 15 ft 8 in (4.8 m)
  • Width: 4 ft 10 in (1.47 m)
  • Height: 4 ft 9 in (1.44 m)

Color Options:

Bisque, French Roast, Glacier, Jet Black, Silver Mirage, Toffee


External Dimensions:

  • Wingspan of 53 ft 3 in (16.25 m)
  • Max Aircraft Length of 51 ft 2 in (15.6 m)
  • Max Tail Height of 15 ft 2 in (4.6 m)


  • Max Takeoff Weight of 13,870 lbs (6,291 kg)
  • Basic Operating Weight of 8,540 lbs (3,874 kg)
  • Useful Load of 5,530 lbs (2,508 kg)

The Cessna Citation CJ3 aircraft was produced from 2004 to 2015. Part of the Citation family, the CJ3 is one of two in the Model 525B variant, along with the CJ3+. The CitationJet CJ3+ is the upgraded version of the CJ3. These jets are considered by many to be great planes for business and personal use alike.

The Citation CJ3 saw many improvements compared to the CJ2. Offering improved fuel-efficiency, increased payload capacity, faster climbing speeds, and more. The CJ3 offered innovation in customization. These jets could be customized with an accessible in-flight baggage compartment as well as external baggage access. This jet was FAA certified in October 2004.

The manufacturer, Cessna, is a brand of Textron Aviation. Founded in 1927, the Cessna Aircraft Company has produced a variety of popular aircraft models including: