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June 10, 2024updated Jun 20, 2024

The Longest Range Private Jets in the World Right Now

No longer is speed the only consideration when flying private; business jets must be able to go the distance.

By Kim Ayling

The world of private aviation has undergone drastic change in the last five years. In an industry renowned for snail-pace production, there has been a glut of new developments that have made jets bigger and faster. The most important statistic, though, is range. The longer the range of your private jet, the further you can go without stopping. To this end, big companies like Gulfstream, Bombardier and Dassault have been pushing their jets to new lengths.

Of course, an aircraft’s range is affected by an array of factors including weather conditions, wind speed, the number of passengers onboard and fuel capacity. With so many manufacturers vying for the top spot, we’ve crunched the numbers and rounded up the planet’s longest-range private jets, as well as delving into what you can expect onboard these cutting-edge aircraft.

1. Boeing Business Jet 777X – range 11,645 nm

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The twin-engine Boeing Business Jet 777X is hailed as being the longest range private jet available / ©Boeing

Launched in late 2018, the twin-engine Boeing Business Jet 777X is the longest range private jet right now, completely elevating the range expectations in the private aviation industry. Capable of flying over 11,500 nm before needing to refuel – even with 75 passengers on board – the impressively long range allows the aircraft to fly between any two cities across the world without stopping.

With a 2,356-sq-ft cabin, with a width of 19 ft 7in, the BBJ 777X has scope for virtually unlimited customization, allowing the aircraft to become an extension of your home, rather than just a means of transport. Of course, the superior range and interior comfort warrant a high price point; at around $400 million (not including customization) the BBJ 777X is one of the most expensive private jets on the market.

2. Boeing Business Jet 787 – range 9,945 nm

BBJ 787
Initially designed as a commercial aircraft, the Boeing Dreamliner 787 has been reimagined as a business jet / ©Boeing

Boeing rules the skies when it comes to long-range private jets, with the second on our list also from the renowned aviation company. Initially designed as a commercial aircraft, the Boeing Dreamliner 787 has been reimagined as a business jet, with an industry-leading range of almost 10,000 nm allowing for extensive non-stop travel.

As you would expect of an aircraft with up to 17 hours flying time, the BBJ 787’s interiors are spacious and comfortable, with high domed ceilings and ample lounging space. The airplane has also been configured to pressurize its cabin 2,000ft below its competitors, minimizing jetlag and improving overall onboard comfort, which becomes more important than ever on longer journeys.

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=3. Gulfstream G800 – range 8,000 nm

Gulfstream G800
The Gulfstream G800 / ©Gulfstream

The Gulfstream G800 is the first bespoke business jet on this list, as both Boeing Business Jets are configurations of commercial airliners. The G800 has been years in the making, but finally got approval in both the US and Europe in 2024, with launch customers beginning to take delivery of the revolutionary jet.

The Gulfstream G800 takes the title of the company’s longest-range jet ever, with the capability to fly 8,000 nm non-stop at Mach 0.85, although it can reach a top cruising speed of Mach 0.925 thanks to powerful twin Rolls-Royce engines.

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Cabin configurations are completely customizable, with space for up to 19 seated passengers and sleeping space for 10. Onboard comfort and safety are of utmost priority, with advanced technology ensuring a 100% fresh air supply and neutralizing up to 99.9% of all airborne bacteria. The cabin is also designed to be the quietest in the industry, creating the perfect environment to host meetings or get some rest as you travel.

=3. Bombardier Global 8000 – range 8,000 nm

Bombardier Global 8000 long range private jet
The aircraft’s cutting-edge wing design creates a remarkably smooth ride / ©Bombardier

With a range of 8,000 nm and a top speed of Mach 0.925, the Global 8000 is the furthest traveling of Bombardier’s business jets, if still lagging behind Boeing’s private offerings. With the power to connect the world’s major cities, including Hong Kong to New York and Los Angeles to Sydney, passengers on the Global 8000 are privy to a wealth of travel opportunities.

The aircraft has been built with passenger productivity and comfort in mind, as should be the case with any long-range private jet. The Global 8000’s interior boasts three individual suites which can be configured to suit individual tastes and requirements, as well as uninterrupted connectivity, ensuring that not a minute of vital working time is lost when traveling across the world. The aircraft’s cutting-edge wing design also creates a remarkably smooth ride, adding to onboard comfort.

5. Gulfstream G700 - range 7,750 nm

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The Gulfstream G700 / ©Gulfstream

Developed alongside the Gulfstream G800, and also approved by the EMEA and FAA in 2024, there is very little to separate between the G700 and its bigger brother. Most notably, the G700 has a smaller range of 7,750 nm and a slightly faster top speed of Mach 0.935. More importantly from a fliers point of view, the G700 has a slightly longer and wider cabin, not that the G800 is in any way cramped.

Still, the extra inches on the G700 means it is officially the longest, widest and tallest cabin in the industry, standing at nearly 57ft long, more than 6ft tall and over 8ft wide.

The interior is more like a luxury hotel suite and offers up to five living areas including a master suite with shower. You will be comfortable traveling as you sit next to one of 20 panoramic oval windows in one of the jet’s artisan-crafted seats, which recently earned Gulfstream a 2020 International Yacht & Aviation Award for seat design. It also has the lowest cabin altitude, meaning you arrive at your destination feeling fresher. The double bed will also help with that.

6. Bombardier Global 7500 – range 7,700 nm

Bombardier Global 7500
The Bombardier Global 7500 has the capability to travel 7,700 nm non-stop / ©Bombardier

The Bombardier Global 7500 has the capability to travel 7,700 nm non-stop, which at one point was the longest range for any private jet – until Boeing flexed its muscles. This range allows for travel between the world’s major city pairings, including Singapore to San Francisco and Miami to Dubai.

While the 7500 only has a mere 200 nm of extra range compared to the next aircraft on our list, the difference in size is what really sets the two long-range private jets apart. The Global 7500’s cabin is over 6 ft longer than that of the Gulfstream G650ER which, depending on configuration, could be the difference between an extra office space or a washroom. Although this may seem menial on solid ground, this additional space will make the world of difference when flying non-stop halfway across the globe.

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=7. Gulfstream G650ER – range 7,500 nm

gulfstream g650er in air
For a significant amount of time, Gulfstream was considered the gold standard when it came to long-range private jets / ©Gulfstream

For a significant amount of time, Gulfstream was considered the gold standard when it came to long-range private jets but recent offerings from Bombardier and Boeing have seen the American manufacturer knocked off the top spot.

However, this isn’t to say that Gulfstream has been banished from the long-range private aviation conversation altogether. As of late 2020 the Gulfstream G650ER, which features a Rolls-Royce engine, is still among the longest-range private jets on the market, with a maximum distance of 7,500 nm. Also, while not the farthest flying, the G650ER boasts other desirable features that continue to make it a first choice for frequent fliers, including the lowest cabin altitude and largest windows in the business aviation industry.

=7. Dassault Falcon 10X – range 7,500 nm

Dassault Falcon 10X
The Dassault Falcon 10X / ©Dassault

Expected to enter service in 2025, the launch of the roomy Dassault Falcon 10X is certain to make waves in the ultra-long-range jet category thanks to its biggest in-class cabin. At a lofty 6ft 8in tall and 9ft 1in wide, owners can choose an interior configuration that works for them. This includes the flexibility to create a spacious master suite with a fixed queen-size bed and a private stand-up shower. This is especially appealing when you consider the jet’s 7,500 nm range, which makes non-stop city pairings like New York to Shanghai perfectly plausible. Like nearly all new jets, the Falcon 10X will offer a cleaner and leaner twin-engine without sacrificing power and the Rolls-Royce Pearl 10x is set to be capable of dispatching over 18,000 pounds of thrust.

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9. Bombardier Global 6500 – range 6,600 nm

The Global 6500 / ©Bombardier

Highly regarded amongst aviation industry insiders, the Global 6500 is considered to be one of the best long-range premium jets for long-distance travelers. With a range of 6,600 nm and a top speed of Mach 0.90, it’s not difficult to see why.

Having entered service in 2019, it’s one of Bombardier’s newest planes, boasting one of the widest cabins in its class and the capability to fly 600 nm further than its predecessor the Global 6000. According to Bombardier, its upgraded Rolls-Royce Pearl engines deliver industry-leading ultra-low emission levels for a reduced environmental footprint.

10. Dassault Falcon 8X – range 6,450 nm

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The Dassault Falcon 8X /©Dassault

The Falcon 8X is the latest business jet from French aviation brand, Dassault – and, with an extra 500 nm on its predecessor, the furthest flying. In true Dassault fashion, nothing is compromised to make way for the extra distance capability: thanks to overall design enhancements and superior aviation technology, the 8X is equally as fuel-efficient as the 7X.

The other comparable benefits of the Falcon 8X shouldn't be ignored; for example, it's smaller size allows it to take off and land at the world's smaller airports, such as London City, for added convenience. Although at the bottom of our round up of the longest range private jets, we should note that the 8x was initially previewed back in 2017, leaving aviation experts to speculate about when Falcon's next offering can be expected.

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