St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (KPIE)
St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport is a public and military airport serving the Tampa Bay Area in Pinellas County, Florida. Its location is 9 miles north of downtown St. Petersburg, 7 miles southeast of Clearwater, and 17 miles southwest of Tampa. Its smaller size makes it a popular choice for private jets over the larger Tampa International Airport.
St. Pete-Clearwater Airport Private Aircraft
St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport saw nearly 135,000 aircraft operations in 2019 at an average of 369 operations per day. Of those operations, 74% were general aviation, 11% were military, 12% were commercial, and 3% were air taxis.
Private Aircraft Based at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport
As of April 2019, there were 302 aircraft based at the St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport. Of those aircraft, 118 were single-engine planes, 40 were multi-engine, 68 were jets, 39 were helicopters, 36 were military aircraft, and one was an ultralight aircraft.
Private Jets that Can Land at St. Pete-Clearwater Airport
Private jets of many sizes can land at St. Pete-Clearwater Airport. Even JetLevel’s biggest “heavy jets” typically only need 5,000 feet or less of take-off space. Considering PIE’s larger runway is over 7,000 feet long, the airport can accommodate all of our planes. Heavy jets can seat up to 20 passengers. Options include the Challenger 605, which can easily make transcontinental flights, and the Gulfstream GIVSP, which has a spacious cabin.