Bombardier Challenger 601-3A

1987 - 1993


12 Pax


3,100 Nautical Miles

Cruise Speed

459 Knots


41,000 Feet

Fuel Burn

310 GPH

Key Facts

  • The Bombardier Challenger 601-3A is a large jet manufactured by Bombardier between 1987 and 1993.
  • The Bombardier Challenger 601-3A is powered by two General Electric CF34-3A engines, resulting in an hourly fuel burn of 310 Gallons per Hour.
  • Capable of cruising at up to 459 knots, the Bombardier Challenger 601-3A can fly non-stop for up to 3100 nautical miles.
  • The aircraft can carry up to 12 passengers.
  • The Bombardier Challenger 601-3A has an estimated hourly charter price of $6100, with a new list price of $18 million at the time of manufacture.

In-Depth Figures


Range: 3,100 nm

Cruise Speed: 459 knots

Ceiling: 41,000 feet

Take Off Distance: 6,050 feet

Landing Distance: 2,700 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: $6,100

Purchase Price: $18 million


Engine Manufacturer: General Electric

Engine Model: CF34-3A

Fuel Burn: 310 Gallons per Hour


Baggage Capacity: 115 Cubic Feet

Baggage Weight: lbs

Max Take Off Weight: 43,100 lbs

Range Map

Bombardier Challenger 601-3A Range Map