Cessna Citation III

1983 - 1992


9 Pax


2,348 Nautical Miles

Cruise Speed

472 Knots


51,000 Feet

Fuel Burn

241 GPH

Key Facts

  • The Cessna Citation III is a light jet manufactured by Cessna between YEAR START and YEAR END.
  • The Cessna Citation III is powered by two Honeywell TFE731-3B engines, resulting in an hourly fuel burn of 241 Gallons per Hour.
  • Capable of cruising at up to 472 knots, the Cessna Citation III can fly non-stop for up to 2348 nautical miles.
  • The aircraft can carry up to 9 passengers.
  • The Cessna Citation III has an estimated hourly charter price of $3500, with a new list price of $8 million at the time of manufacture.

In-Depth Figures


Range: 2,348 nm

Cruise Speed: 472 knots

Ceiling: 51,000 feet

Take Off Distance: 5,030 feet

Landing Distance: 2,388 feet


Exterior Length: 16.89 metres

Exterior Height: 5.13 metres

Wingspan: 16.31 metres

Interior Length: 5.61 metres

Interior Width: 1.68 metres

Interior Height: 1.74 metres

Interior/Exterior Ratio: 33%


Number of Passengers: 9

Cabin Noise Levels: N/A dB

Cabin Altitude: feet

Estimated Price Per Hour: $3,500

Purchase Price: $8 million


Engine Manufacturer: Honeywell

Engine Model: TFE731-3B

Fuel Burn: 241 Gallons per Hour


Baggage Capacity: 61 Cubic Feet

Baggage Weight: lbs

Max Take Off Weight: 22,002 lbs

Range Map

Cessna citation III Range Map