Santa Cruz, CA Private Jet Charters

Private Jet to Santa Cruz

Traveling to Santa Cruz, California, via private jet offers a luxurious and efficient way to experience this quintessential beach town, known for its laid-back vibe, stunning coastline, and vibrant cultural scene. The nearest airport catering to private jets is the Watsonville Municipal Airport, providing convenient access to Santa Cruz and its surroundings. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy the Pasatiempo Golf Club, a highly acclaimed course with challenging play and scenic views. Santa Cruz’s arts and culture are celebrated through venues like the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History and live music at the historic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. For business travelers, the area offers unique meeting spaces that combine professional amenities with the city’s relaxed atmosphere. Dining in Santa Cruz features a variety of high-end culinary experiences, with restaurants like Shadowbrook offering gourmet dishes in a unique setting. Luxury accommodations in and around Santa Cruz, such as the Dream Inn, provide upscale lodging with spectacular ocean views. Must-see attractions include exploring the iconic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, enjoying the natural beauty of the redwoods at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, and experiencing the surf culture at Steamer Lane. This blend of natural beauty, leisure activities, and the convenience of private jet travel makes Santa Cruz an attractive destination for travelers seeking both relaxation and adventure along California’s stunning Central Coast.

Santa Cruz, CA Airports & Charter Routes

Welcome to Santa Cruz, a picturesque seaside city along the central coast of California. Whether you’re a surfer searching for the next big wave, an entrepreneur scouting for Silicon Valley opportunities, or a nature enthusiast keen to explore the redwoods, JetLevel Aviation offers a personalized private jet charter experience tailored just for you.

Bask in the beauty of Santa Cruz’s coastal landscapes from above, a treat only private jet travelers get to cherish. JetLevel Aviation ensures every flight is a fusion of luxury, comfort, and punctuality aboard our state-of-the-art private jets, prioritizing your safety and convenience.

With JetLevel Aviation, it’s not just about the destination but the entire journey. We offer the inside scoop to make the most of your Santa Cruz trip, be it reserving the best spot on the Wharf, exploring the famous Boardwalk, or hiking amidst the giant redwoods.

Your journey concludes with a graceful landing at Watsonville Municipal Airport, renowned for its efficient and friendly services, allowing you to plunge into Santa Cruz’s vibrant atmosphere in no time.

Even if Santa Cruz is your chosen destination now, your next escapade is merely a private jet flight away. Dive deeper in our section on Popular Private Jet Charter Routes from Santa Cruz. Whether it’s the city lights of San Francisco, the deserts of Palm Springs, or any worldwide destination, JetLevel Aviation promises a luxurious journey.

For travelers considering other airports around Santa Cruz, we extend our services to a plethora of nearby facilities. View our segment on Alternative Airports in and Around Santa Cruz for more insights.

Ready to soar above the Pacific and venture into the heart of California’s coast? Let JetLevel Aviation be your travel companion for unforgettable experiences. Contact us today for a quotation or to plan your next private jet charter.

Alternative Airports in and Around Santa Cruz

  • Monterey Regional Airport (ICAO: KMRY) – Just 42 miles south of Santa Cruz, this airport offers amenities like car rentals, lounges, and dining.
  • San Jose International Airport (ICAO: KSJC) – Located 32 miles northeast of Santa Cruz, it’s a major airport offering a multitude of services.
Oakland International Airport (ICAO: KOAK) – About 65 miles north, providing services like dining, shopping, and car rentals.

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For more information on these and other airports, visit our Airport Directory.

Popular Private Jet Charter Routes to Santa Cruz

  • Los Angeles to Santa Cruz Spanning 343 miles, covered in roughly 1 hour by a turboprop like the Pilatus PC-12.
  • San Diego to Santa Cruz – A 462-mile route typically taken in about 1.5 hours with a midsize jet like the Citation XLS.
  • Las Vegas to Santa Cruz – A 372-mile trip possible in approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes with a light jet like the Lear 45XR.
  • Phoenix to Santa Cruz – A 649-mile journey, which can be done in about 2 hours with a super midsize jet like the Falcon 50EX.

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Private Jet Charter Estimates

How much does it cost to charter a flight to or from Santa Cruz?

The cost to charter a private jet can range widely in price, based on flight time and the type of aircraft. A private jet rental from Dallas to Branson will cost $4,000 or more in a Light Jet, for example. Here are some target prices for private jet charter flights to/from Branson that we aim to offer our clients:

To/From Location

Aircraft Type


Avg. Flight Time (hrs)

Targeted Price (One-way)

Los Angeles





San Diego

Midsize Jet




Las Vegas

Light Jet





Super Midszie Jet




Please be aware that the prices listed above are only approximate values; the actual cost for each trip can vary based on numerous factors and we cannot guarantee these exact amounts for every individual flight.

Private Jet Prices – Ballpark Hourly Rates

Private jet prices can vary widely based on the size of the aircraft, the distance of the flight, and other factors. Here are some ballpark hourly rates:

Aircraft Type



Ballpark Hourly Rate


Pilatus PC12



Very Light Jet

Phenom 100



Light Jet

Hawker 400XP



Midsize Jet

Lear 60



Super midsize Jet

Citation Sovereign



Heavy Jet

Gulfstream G-IV



Please be aware that the prices listed above are only approximate values; the actual cost for each trip can vary based on numerous factors, and we cannot guarantee these exact amounts for every individual flight

Aircraft Available for Santa Cruz Charter

Here are some of the aircraft available for charter flights to and from Santa Cruz, CA:

For more information on these and other charter aircraft, visit our Private Jet Charter Aircraft.

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely! We are pet-friendly, but do inform us in advance to make necessary arrangements.

Yes, many of our jets come equipped with Wi-Fi. Kindly request when booking if it’s a priority.

Certainly! We offer a variety of gourmet catering options tailored to your preferences.

Luggage allowances depend on the aircraft type. It’s always best to discuss with our team during booking.

We can arrange ground transportation at your request. Let our concierge service handle the details.

Santa Cruz, CA Travel Guide

Weather in Santa Cruz, CA

Branson experiences a humid subtropical climate with hot, humid summers and cold winters. The best time to visit is during the spring (March through May) and fall (September through November) when the temperatures are mild and the foliage is in full bloom.


Travel Concierge Services

From restaurant bookings to arranging guided tours, our team at JetLevel, is here to enhance your stay in Santa Cruz. Reach out for any requirements.

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Emergency Services and Contacts in Santa Cruz, CA

In case of emergencies, here are some important contacts:

  • Police: Santa Cruz Police Department. Dial 911 for emergencies or (831) 471-1131 for non-emergencies.
  • Fire Department: Santa Cruz Fire Department. Dial 911 for fire emergencies or +1 831-420-5280.
  • Medical: Dominican Hospital. Phone: +1 831-462-7700
  • Call 911 for immediate assistance in any emergency situation.

Enjoy your visit to Santa Cruz, California!

Testimonials and Reviews

Message from Our CEO

Ricky Gomulka - CEO and Founder of JetLevel Aviation

Hello, I’m Ricky Gomulka, CEO and Founder of JetLevel Aviation. With two decades in the private jet charter industry, I’m committed to providing the best in luxury travel. I founded JetLevel Aviation in 2019 with the vision of redefining the industry standard for safety, reliability, and customer satisfaction. Today, we’re proud to be recognized by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and work exclusively with operators certified by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO). I invite you to experience the JetLevel Aviation difference on your next journey.


Ricky Gomulka.

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