Charter the Challenger 601 Business Jet from Bombardier

Air Charter Advisors connects you to a global fleet of Bombardier Challenger 601 business jets for private flights to/from any destination around the world.

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This large cabin corporate jet was designed to provide the ultimate sense of comfort for executes traveling around the world. It’s offers the same wide-body comfort offers superior comfort of its predecessor, and still delivers transcontinental range and non-stop flights between almost any two cities in the United States.

The Challenger 601 replaced the 600 in production, addressing the previous model’s problems with weight distribution, and receiving upgraded engines in the process. The Challenger 601 series comes in a few variations: the 601-1A601-3A601-3R, and 601-3A/ER. All of them offer the same 8.2 foot wide cabin, with comfortable seating for up to 10 passengers, and alternate configurations that can accommodate up to 19.

Key Features

  • Powerful engines offering transcontinental range
  • Higher capacity fuel tanks
  • Wide-body cabin over 6′ tall and 8′ wide
  • Deluxe galley and a fully enclosed lavatory
  • Advanced avionics with easy handling

Challenger 601 Pricing, Performance, & Specifications

challenger-6011The hourly rates for private flights on the Challenger 601 start at $4,600 – $5,500* per hour. Hourly rates vary based on model, availability, amenities, re-positioning, scheduling, routing, passengers, luggage totals, and more.

  • Year of Make: 1983 – 1992
  • Hourly Charter Rate: $4,700 – $5,500*
  • MSRP: $1.3 – $2.5 million (pre-owned)


  • Crew: 2
  • Capacity: 10 seats (up to 19)
  • Empty Weight: 27,150 lbs (12,315 kg)
  • Max Takeoff Weight: 48,200 lbs (21,863 kg)
  • Engines: 2x General Electric CF43-1A engines


  • Cruising Speed: 528 mph (458 kts)
  • Maximum Speed: 549 mph (0.71 mach)
  • Range: 3,875 nautical miles



  • Length: 28’3″
  • Width: 8 ft 2 in
  • Height: 6 ft 1 in
  • Volume: 1,403 cubic ft
  • Baggage Capacity: 115 cu. ft.

The spacious cabin of the Challenger 601 may include amenities such as DVD and entertainment systems, tablets equipped with climate control applications, Wi-Fi, and laptop connections. A fully enclosed bathroom and a large galley come standard.

Challenger 601 Private Jet Charter, Sales, and Management

Our private jet charter company offers on-demand aviation services on the Challenger 601 from Bombardier. Call us at 888-987-JETS (5387) for everything from aircraft rentals, heavy jet cards, and fractional programs, to CL-601 ownership, sales, management, and marketing services.