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Piper Saratoga

Charter a Private Flight on the Piper PA-32-301 Saratoga

Air Charter Advisors arranges on-demand charter services on the Piper Saratoga, a single-engine piston aircraft with room for 5 passengers.

Piper Saratoga II TC / Source: Wikimedia

The Piper PA-32R-301 Saratoga is a single-engine, six-seat, high-performance aircraft manufactured by Piper Aircraft.

The Saratoga is known for its versatility and is utilized for a range of missions, including personal and business transportation, as well as air taxi and training operations.

One of the distinctive features of the Saratoga is its spacious cabin, capable of accommodating up to 4 passengers in club seating.

Introduced in the late 1970s, the Saratoga is part of the PA-32 family and has undergone various updates and modifications over the years.

The Saratoga was offered with fixed or retractable landing gear, and was based on the Piper Lance, which were models PA-32RT-300 (Turbo) and PA-32R-300 (Non turbo) in production from 1975-1979.

The Lance was a retractable landing gear version of the Piper Cherokee Six, with some versions featuring a “T-Tail”.

The model was rebranded as the Saratoga SP in 1980, and brought additional changes such as a tapered wing replacing the “Hershey bar” wing of the Lance, and a return to a standard tail design.

A turbocharged version was also released as the Turbo Saratoga SP in the same year. The model was updated in 1997 as the Saratoga II TC, and was in production through 2009, ending the run of the PA-32 series.

Later Saratoga models provided improved avionics, upgraded engines and refined interiors, but retained the same airframe design.

With a retractable landing gear and a variable-pitch propeller, the Saratoga offers a good balance of speed, range, and fuel efficiency, making it a popular choice among private and professional pilots alike.

For instant pricing & availability on the Piper Saratoga and similar single-engine pistons located near you, request a quote or speak with our advisors by calling +1 (888) 987-5387.

Key Features

  • Spacious cabin for 4 passengers
  • Retractable landing gear
  • Economical charter costs
  • Turbo and non-turbo variants

Piper Saratoga Pricing, Performance, & Specifications

The cost to charter a Piper Saratoga starts at around $800 an hour*. Rates may vary based on year of make, model, routing, positioning, and other factors. Below you will find more details such as aircraft pricing, example hourly rates, cabin configuration, and performance specifications.

  • Year of Make: 1975 — 2009
  • Manufacturer: Piper Aircraft
  • Class: Piston
  • MSRP: $80,000 – $475,000 (pre-owned)
  • Hourly Rate: $750—$1,250*

General characteristics (PA-32-301)

  • Crew: 1 or 2 pilots
  • Capacity: up to 5 passengers
  • Length: 27 ft 9 in
  • Wingspan: 32 ft 10 in
  • Height: 9 ft 6 in


  • Maximum speed: 174 mph (281 km/h, 152 kn)
  • Range: 948 nmi (1,091 mi)
  • Service ceiling: 14,100 ft
  • Engine: 1x Lycoming IO-540-K1G5 piston

Request a FREE Quote | Piper Saratoga Charter Services

The Piper PA-32-301 Saratoga is a versatile and dependable aircraft, well-regarded for its robust design, comfortable cabin, and suitability for a variety of general aviation missions.

If you are interested in book a private flight on the Piper Saratoga, or you need assistance with purchasing, selling, or managing your current aircraft, please call us 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 Piper Aircraft unless noted otherwise.