Cessna Citation CJ3

2004 - 2015


9 Pax


1,748 Nautical Miles

Cruise Speed

417 Knots


45,000 Feet

Fuel Burn

170 GPH

Key Facts

  • The Cessna Citation CJ3 is a light jet manufactured by Cessna between 2004 and 2015.
  • The Cessna Citation CJ3 is powered by two Williams FJ44-3A engines, resulting in an hourly fuel burn of 170 Gallons per Hour.
  • Capable of cruising at up to 417 knots, the Cessna Citation CJ3 can fly non-stop for up to 1748 nautical miles.
  • The aircraft can carry up to 9 passengers.
  • The Cessna Citation CJ3 has an estimated hourly charter price of $2750, with a new list price of $7.2 million at the time of manufacture.

In-Depth Figures


Range: 1,748 nm

Cruise Speed: 417 knots

Ceiling: 45,000 feet

Take Off Distance: 3,180 feet

Landing Distance: 2,770 feet


Exterior Length: 15.3 metres

Exterior Height: 4.6 metres

Wingspan: 16.25 metres

Interior Length: 4.79 metres

Interior Width: 1.46 metres

Interior Height: 1.46 metres

Interior/Exterior Ratio: 31%


Number of Passengers: 9

Cabin Noise Levels: N/A dB

Cabin Altitude: 8,000 feet

Estimated Price Per Hour: $2,750

Purchase Price: $7.2 million


Engine Manufacturer: Williams

Engine Model: FJ44-3A

Fuel Burn: 170 Gallons per Hour


Baggage Capacity: 65 Cubic Feet

Baggage Weight: lbs

Max Take Off Weight: 13,870 lbs

Range Map

cessna citation cj3 Range Map