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King Air 260

Charter a Private Flight on the Beechcraft King Air 260

Air Charter Advisors arranges private flights and charter services on the Beechcraft King Air 260, the latest model in the King air 200 series.

Textron Aviation updated the King Air 200 series with the 260, a turboprop for 6-7 passengers featuring a modernized interior, an improved autothrottle system, a range of 1,720 nmi (3,190 km) and a top cruise speed of 310 kn (570 km/h).

The new King Air received its FAA certification in March 2021, and European Aviation Safety Agency certification in September 2021.

The King Air 200 series is one of the most popular turboprops in the world, utilized in every corner of the globe for passenger flights, governmental agencies, military missions, medical air ambulance and more.

Interested in chartering or purchasing a Beechcraft King Air 260? For instant pricing & availability on turboprops and similar light aircraft near you, submit a request or call us at +1 (888) 987-5387 to speak with our advisors.

King Air 260 Key Features

  • Latest model in the world’s most popular turboprop series
  • Modernized interior with improved seating
  • Upgraded flight deck with autothrottle systems
  • Autothrottle system provides precise power output

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King Air 260 Pricing, Performance, and Specifications

The cost to charter a King Air 260 starts at around $2,200 an hour*. Hourly rates may vary based on scheduling, availability, routing, and other factors, and do not include fuel, taxes, and other operational fees – learn more about the cost to charter a private plane and hourly aircraft rental rates. The cost to purchase a King Air 260 is around $7 million USD.

  • Year of Make: 2020 –
  • Manufacturer: Beechcraft
  • Class: Turboprop
  • MSRP: $7.05 million (2021)
  • Hourly Rates: starting around $2,200-$2,500*


  • Capacity: 9 occupants
  • Length: 43 ft 10 in (13.4 m)
  • Height: 14 ft 10 in (4.5 m)
  • Wingspan: 57 ft 11 in (17.65 m)
  • MTOW: 12,500 lbs (5,670 kg)


  • Max Cruise Speed: 356 mph (574 km/h; 310 ktas)
  • Maximum Range: 1,720 nmi (3,185 km)
  • Service Ceiling: 35,000 ft
  • Climbing Rate: 2,437 ft/min
  • Runway: 2,111 ft (takeoff); 2,845 ft (landing)
  • Engines: 2x Pratt & Whiteney Canada PT6A-52


  • Seats: 6
  • Cabin Height: 57 in (1.4 m)
  • Cabin Width: 54 in (1.37 m)
  • Cabin Length: 16 ft 8 in (5.1 m)
  • Baggage Capacity: 55.3 cubic ft (1.57 cubic m)

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Aircraft Details

Featuring an entirely redesigned interior and an upgraded flight deck, the King Air 260 improves both comfort and capabilities over the King Air 250.

Many of the specifications are retained from the King Air 250, including its cruise speed, range, runway requirements, and service ceiling.

The cabin received a modern make over, with 6 new seats in club configuration that track, recline, and swivel, as well as reshaped cabinetry and sidewalls, and lighting improvements.

Inside the cockpit, a new autothrottle system optimizes power outputs to determine the maximum safe power level and automatically adjust the engines to the proper levels.

The flight deck also includes Pro Line Fusion avionics with three 14″ touch screens to streamline navigation, communication, and aviation for pilots.

King Air 260 Charter Services | Request a FREE Quote

The King Air 260 turboprop is an excellent option for on-demand charter flights. If you are interested in a free charter quote for your upcoming flight, looking to purchase a King Air 260, or you need assistance with selling or managing your current aircraft, please contact one of our advisors at +1 (888) 987-5387.

* Average hourly rates vary depending on make, model and year; amenities, routing and scheduling/availability, and do not include fuel, taxes, crew charges, ramp, hangar, FBO, overnights, daily minimums, taxes, international fees, catering, ground transport, or de-icing. If you would like an accurate quote, please call or email. Photos are for example only. The age, color, interior layout, hourly rates, specifications, dimensions may all vary between aircraft. All images copyrighted and provided courtesy of Beechcraft / Textron Aviation unless noted otherwise.