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Cessna Citation V

1989 – 1994

Key Facts

  • The Cessna Citation V is a Medium jet manufactured by Cessna between 1989 and 1994.
  • The Cessna Citation V is powered by two Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-5A engines, resulting in an hourly fuel burn of 182 Gallons per Hour.
  • Capable of cruising at up to 425 knots, the Cessna Citation V can fly non-stop for up to 1727 nautical miles.
  • The aircraft can carry up to 9 passengers.
  • The Cessna Citation V has an estimated hourly charter price of $2750, with a new list price of $5.4 million at the time of manufacture.

Overview & History

One of the largest and most spacious light jets, the Cessna Citation V is also equipped with an impressive range of 1,760 nm, accompanied by its short runway requirements.

Able to service six passengers, the 17 foot long Cessna Citation V cabin provides a full private lavatory.

The Cessna Citation V is a business jet built by Cessna.

Stretched from the Citation II, a Model 560 prototype flew in August 1987, it was certified on December 9 1988, and delivered from April 1989.

Cessna Citation V Performance

The Citation V comes standard with two Pratt and Whitney JT15D-5A engines. Each engine is rated at 2,900 pounds of thrust each.

With these powerful engines, the Citation V needs only 3,160 feet of runway to take off and 2,230 feet of runway to land on a standard day.

For a swift flight, the Citation V is capable of maintaining its high-speed cruise speed of 425 knots at an altitude of 35,000 feet.

If you would like to make the most of this aircraft’s range, the Citation V can fly at its long-range cruise speed of 350 knots at its maximum certificated service ceiling of 45,000 feet.

With an impressive range of 1,760 nautical miles, the Citation V is more than capable of fulfilling your business needs.

Cessna Citation V Interior

While this private business jet can accommodate as many as ten passengers, the Citation V is generally configured to seat seven.

The cabin of the Citation V measures 17.7 feet long, 4.9 feet wide, and 4.8 feet in height.

To take advantage of the longer cabin, passenger seats come standard with lumbar back support and are capable of reclining up to 60 degrees.

The Citation V utilizes new soundproofing techniques and triple glazes have been applied to the windows for a quieter cabin.

With a maximum pressure differential of 9.0 psi, the Citation V is capable of maintaining sea level pressure at an altitude of 23,586 feet and is capable of maintaining a pressure of 8,000-foot cabin altitude at its maximum certified altitude of 45,000 feet.

The Citation V utilizes deicing boots and warm engine bleed air in place of the Citation II S’s TKS leading edge anti-ice system.


With a 340 degree view from the flight deck, pilot situational awareness is strongly reinforced.

Cessna chose a Honeywell avionics package for this prestigious jet.

Instrumentation in this package includes standard two-tube Honeywell EFIS on the left side, a Global-Wulfsberg GNS-X NAV management system, Loran-C sensor, a Honeywell SPZ-500 integrated flight director, and autopilot system, which utilizes two five-inch EFIS (EADI and EHSI) indicators located on the pilot’s panel, electrically powered mechanical ADI and HIS units on the right side, a standard flight control system, an air data computer, dual C-14 compass system, and dual Collins Proline II remote-mounted communications and navigation system.

Optional avionics include a multi-function display for the center panel and an optional EFIS upgrade for the copilot’s side.

Cessna Citation V Charter Cost

The cost to charter this jet starts at around $2,950 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 typically ranges from $5-6 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 $900k per year which includes fuel, crew members, and maintenance, etc.

The price of a pre-owned example can be within $1.5-3 million.






Range: 1,727 nm Number of Passengers: 9 Baggage Capacity: 67 Cubic Feet
Cruise Speed: 425 knots Cabin Pressure: 9 PSI Max Take-Off Weight: 15,900 lbs
Ceiling: 45,000 feet Cabin Altitude: 7,500 feet Max Landing Weight: 15,200 lbs
Take-Off Distance: 3,160 feet Production Start: 1989
Landing Distance: 2,230 feet Production End: 1994




Exterior Length: 48.8 feet Engine Manufacturer: Pratt & Whitney Canada
Exterior Height: 15 feet Engine Model: JT15D-5A
Wingspan: 52.1 feet Fuel Burn: 182 Gallons per Hour
Interior Length: 17.3 feet
Interior Width: 4.9 feet
Interior Height: 4.8 feet
Interior/Exterior Ratio: 35%


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