Air Charter Services on the Saab 340

Air Charter Advisors offers passenger & cargo air charter services on the Saab 340, a twin-engine turboprop aircraft designed to carry up to 36 passengers or 4 tons of cargo.

Saab 340 air charter services

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The Saab 340 offers a range of just under 1,000 nautical miles, and can reach speeds up to 312 mph. For passenger charter flights, the cabin measures 34 feet long  x 7 feet wide x just under 6 feet tall, with a total cabin volume of 1,408 cubic feet and 331 cubic feet of baggage space available.

There are two primary variants that were produced: the original Saab 340A came in passenger, cargo, and VIP configurations, while the 340AF was a modified cargo version. Production of the 340A models finished with 159 models manufactured. It’s replacement was the Saab 340B, featuring upgraded General Electric engines, wider horizontal stabilizers, increased cargo volume, and later models were equipped with active noise control systems. There were 200 total models of the 340B series built before production ended in 1999.

Key Features

  • Group charter flights for up to 36 passengers
  • 4 ton capacity as a short-haul cargo plane
  • Flexible range of nearly 1,000 nmi

Saab 340B Specifications

  • Year of Make: 1983–1999
  • Manufacturer: Saab
  • Class: Small Cargo Aircraft
  • MTOW: 29,002 lb (13,155 kg)
  • Max Payload: 8,377 lbs (3,800 kg)

Performance

  • Top Speed: 312 mph (502 km/h; 271 kn)
  • Cruise Speed: 290 mph (467 km/h; 252 kn) @ 25,000 ft
  • Climb Rate: 2,010 ft/min (10.2 m/s)
  • Range: 935 nmi (1,732 km; 1,076 mi)
  • Service Ceiling: 25,000 ft (7,620 m)
  • Engines: 2× General Electric CT7-9B turboprop
  • Thrust: 1,305 kW (1,750 hp) each
  • Propellers: 6-bladed Hamilton Standard 14RF19 constant speed, fully-feathering reversible propellers

Dimensions

  • Cabin Volume: 1,408 ft³
  • Height: 22 ft 10 in (6.97 m)
  • Length: 64 ft 9 in (19.73 m)
  • Wingspan: 70 ft 4 in (21.44 m)
  • Cargo Volume: 1,271 ft³ (36 m³)
  • Cargo Door: 53″ wide x 51″ tall (135 x 130 cm)
  • Cargo Hold: 437″ long x 63″ wide x 68″ tall

Saab 340 Passengers & Cargo Air Charter Flights

Air Charter Advisors offers access to passenger & cargo charter flights on the Saab 340. Request a quote or call our air cargo brokers directly at +1 (888) 987-5387.


* Specifications are based on common models and may vary based on model, variant, modifications, and other factors. Please call or email us with the dimensions and payload of your cargo. Pictures 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 Saab unless noted otherwise.