Cessna Citation III

Cessna Citation III

The Cessna Citation III was an extremely popular private jet of the 80s and 90s due to it’s fast speeds and large range. It was manufactured up to 1992 when it was replaced by the updated model VII, which in turn was manufactured up until 2000. The Citation range on the whole is one of the most reputable and reliable brands in private aviation.

Charter a Cessna Citation III

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The Cessna Citation III has a cabin interior that measures 5.60 m / 15.7 ft in width, by 1.68 m / 4,9 ft length and a height of 1.73 m / 4,6 ft. This is in combination with a baggage capacity of 1.7 m³ / 61 ft³.

Cessna Citation III Interior


This aircraft has a maximum range of 1,850nm / 3,426km thanks to it’s two Garrett TFE731-3B Turbofan engines.

Main Features

Its main features typically include the following:

  • WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • In-flight Entertainment
  • Airshow
  • Satellite Phone
  • USB and Power outlets

Maximum Passengers

The Cessna Citation III is intended to carry 6 to 9 passengers with the normal being 8 or 9. This is typically served by 2 crew members. However, most versions do not offer any sleeping opportunities.


The Citation III has a cockpit similar to all Citations with classic instrumentation and readouts. However, it is possible to purchase upgrades to bring the cockpit in-line with modern standards.

Top Speed

It has a top speed of 491 kn / 909 km/h and typical cruising speed is 472kn / 874 km/h at a maximum height of 51,000feet / 16,000m.

Cessna Citation III Price

The Cessna Citation III is no longer manufactured but cost in the region of $8 million when bought new. A used Cessna Citation III will cost around $700,000 depending on a number of factors such as hours flown, options available, aircraft condition, and so on.

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