Your Private Plane
Cessna 182 RG
The Cessna 182 is one of the most popular aircraft in the world. Two people with light overnight bags can travel for 3 hours at 180 MPH without a full stop, and It can safely land at hundreds of small airports that the airlines won’t.
The 182 is an inexpensive, no frills way to simply get you there and back.
$500 per flight hour/ $500 per overnight
Simple Transparent Pricing
Us vs. Them
You know the scenario with the airlines all too well.
Check out how much time a charter flight can save you:
Round Trip 1st Class Ticket from Northwest Arkansas to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW)
You have to wake up at 3am. It takes you 30 minutes to drive to the airport. You arrive at TSA screening around 4am and the plane is scheduled to depart at 5am. The flight lasts 1 hour 15 minutes from gate to gate, then from DFW to the meeting location it’s a 45 minute drive in traffic. You arrive at 7am for your 8:30am meeting and have to wait. Your total travel and wait time for this leg has been 4 hours 30 minutes.
After your meeting finishes at 3:30pm you have a 30 minute drive to DFW. You barely make it through TSA screening for the departure at 4:40pm. It will be a 1 hour and 15 minute flight that arrives just in time for 6pm traffic. After a 45 minute drive, you arrive home at 6:40pm. Your total travel and wait time has been 3 hours 20 minutes.
Doorstep to Doorstep: 15 hours 40 minutes.
Cost estimate: $1427 (and missing dinner with the family)
(2 people: $2854)
Round Trip Charter Flight from Bentonville to any airport in the Dallas/Fort Worth area you choose
You wake at 5am and the short 15 minute drive has you at Thaden Field in Bentonville just before 6am. You walk directly from your car to your plane and are wheels up a couple minutes after 6. After your 1 hour 45 minute flight they pull your car right alongside your plane and after a 15 minute drive you arrive at 8am for your 8:30am meeting. Your total travel time has 2 hours 15 minutes.
Your productive meeting finishes at 3:30pm and you drive the 15 minutes back to the airport. You throw the car keys to the staff, grab some coffee and board your plane for a 1 Hour 45 minute flight home. 20 minutes after landing you arrive home at 5:50pm. Your total travel time has been 2 hours 20 minutes.
Doorstep to Doorstep: 12 hours 50 minutes.
Cost estimate: $1700
(2 to 3 people: $1700)
Summit Aviation is an FAA certified 14 CFR Part 135 Air Carrier, License # 704A924K. All Charter trips are performed in a Cessna R182 with registration number N10GL and is owned by Summit and named on our Air Carrier Certificate.
Rusty will be your Captain and he carries an Airline Transport Pilot license and has over 20 years in aviation. 15 of those years were in corporate aviation operating turboprop and jet engine aircraft while providing great customer service.