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Nextant 400XT

2007 – 2014

Key Facts

  • The Nextant 400XT is a Light jet manufactured by Nextant between 2007 and 2014.
  • The Nextant 400XT is powered by two Williams International FJ44-3AP engines, resulting in an hourly fuel burn of 160 Gallons per Hour.
  • Capable of cruising at up to 460 knots, the Nextant 400XT can fly non-stop for up to 2005 nautical miles.
  • The aircraft can carry up to 8 passengers.
  • The Nextant 400XT has an estimated hourly charter price of $3150, with a new list price of $4.5 million at the time of manufacture.

Overview & History

The Nextant 400XT is a dramatic improvement over the Beechjet 400A/XP. It replaces the JT15D-5 engines with Williams FJ44-3AP’s and this combines an upgraded state-of-the-art cockpit that allows it to outperform all other light jets at its price point with a lower operating cost. Nextant 400XT was developed for a primary purpose of an aircraft modernization program.

In 2007, Nextant launched their first program with the 400XT based on the Beechjet 400A. The 400XT made its first test flight in March 2010.

Final certification from the FAA was announced in October 2011. Deliveries of the Nextant 400XT began that same month, with initial deliveries of a 40-aircraft, $150 million order to private aviation company Flight Options LLC.

In May 2013 Nextant announced a newer and updated version of the XTi and delivered it to five separate continents. The Nextant 400XT is also fitted with the Collins Aerospace Pro-Line 21 Avionics suite.

Nextant 400XT Performance

The aircraft is powered by Williams FJ44-3AP turbofan engines. It has a 3,000 lbs maximum thrust and decreases fuel burn by 20 percent.

The Nextant 400XT can fly up to 45,000 feet, has a maximum cruise speed of 471 knots and a travel range of 2,160 nautical miles. It has a maximum take-off and landing weight of 7,393 kg and 7,121 kg respectively.

Nextant 400XT Interior

The aircraft has a customized cabin with a length of 4.72 meters, a width of 1.5 meters, and a height of 1.45 meters. The aircraft interior is well-known for its one-of-a-kind flat floor design and squared oval cabin cross-section.

Numerous interior designs are available depending on the preference of the user. It has a 1.50 cubic meters baggage compartment volume.

The cabin is equipped with a cabin management system, in-flight entertainment (IFE), distinctive LED lights, and an Aircell Axxess cabin communication system.

The aircraft can accommodate up to eight passengers. The seven-seated business configuration has a galley located on the right side and a belted lavatory seat located in the aft compartment.

There is a 0.75 cubic meter cabin volume and a 1.590 cubic meter total baggage volume.

The six-seated executive configuration features a refreshment galley located on the left side of the cabin, baggage is positioned on the right side, and a belted lavatory seat is located in the rear compartment.

There is a 0.90 cubic meter cabin baggage volume and a 1.65 cubic meter total baggage volume.


The aircraft features the Collins Aerospace Proline 21 Avionics Suite, an established system with the best combination of features and quality.

The standard configuration has four Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD), dual Altitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS), a Global Positioning System (GPS), Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B Out) Version 2 (DO-260B), Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS)/ Localize Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV), Terrain Avoidance and Warning System (TAWS), Integrated Flight Information System (IFIS) electronic charts with enhanced maps, and dual Control Display Unit (CDU-6200).

Nextant 400XT Charter Cost

The cost to charter this jet starts at around $3,150 an hour.

Hourly charter rates do not include all taxes, fuel, and other fees. Charter costs will vary based on year of make/model, schedule, routing, passenger & baggage totals, and other factors.

Purchase Price

The acquisition cost for this jet is around $4.5 million.

The price of a jet depends on the production year; it can also go above the given range if the production is new. It will cost buyers around $400k per year which includes fuel, crew members, and maintenance, etc.






Range: 2,005 nm Number of Passengers: 8 Baggage Capacity: 56 Cubic Feet
Cruise Speed: 460 knots Cabin Pressure: 9.1 PSI Max Take-Off Weight: 16,300 lbs
Ceiling: 45,000 feet Cabin Altitude: 8,000 feet Max Landing Weight: 15,700 lbs
Take-Off Distance: 3,821 feet Production Start: 2007
Landing Distance: 2,898 feet Production End: 2014




Exterior Length: 48.4 feet Engine Manufacturer: Williams International
Exterior Height: 13 feet Engine Model: FJ44-3AP
Wingspan: 43 feet Fuel Burn: 160 Gallons per Hour
Interior Length: 15.5 feet
Interior Width: 4 feet
Interior Height: 4 feet
Interior/Exterior Ratio: 32%


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