Bombardier Challenger 601-1A

1983 - 1987


12 Pax


3,200 Nautical Miles

Cruise Speed

460 Knots


41,000 Feet

Fuel Burn

278 GPH

Key Facts

  • The Bombardier Challenger 601-1A is a large jet manufactured by Bombardier between 1983 and 1987.
  • The Bombardier Challenger 601-1A is powered by two General Electric CF34-1A engines, resulting in an hourly fuel burn of 278 Gallons per Hour.
  • Capable of cruising at up to 460 knots, the Bombardier Challenger 601-1A can fly non-stop for up to 3200 nautical miles.
  • The aircraft can carry up to 12 passengers.
  • The Bombardier Challenger 601-1A has an estimated hourly charter price of $5500, with a new list price of $13 million at the time of manufacture.

In-Depth Figures


Range: 3,200 nm

Cruise Speed: 460 knots

Ceiling: 41,000 feet

Take Off Distance: 5,750 feet

Landing Distance: 2,750 feet


Exterior Length: 20.88 metres

Exterior Height: 6.28 metres

Wingspan: 19.6 metres

Interior Length: 8.63 metres

Interior Width: 2.5 metres

Interior Height: 1.86 metres

Interior/Exterior Ratio: 41%


Number of Passengers: 12

Cabin Noise Levels: N/A dB

Cabin Altitude: feet

Estimated Price Per Hour: $5,500

Purchase Price: $13 million


Engine Manufacturer: General Electric

Engine Model: CF34-1A

Fuel Burn: 278 Gallons per Hour


Baggage Capacity: 115 Cubic Feet

Baggage Weight: lbs

Max Take Off Weight: 43,100 lbs

Range Map

Bombardier Challenger 601-1A Range Map