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Best Mid Size Private JetsFor easier navigation through a very detailed and complex world, the industry of private jets is divided into a few categories, or types, which are classified taking into account their size,  passenger capacity, maximum flight hours, as well as a few other characteristics. The list goes from Very Light Jets, which can fly for about 3 hours with 4 to 7 passengers, to Executive Liners, or Bizliners, which can carry around 50 passengers, for flights over 10 hours. This article, though, will be focusing on a mid-table type jet, the medium size private jet (which includes mid size and super midsize private jets).

These private jets can usually accommodate 7 to 19 people, reach a maximum range of 2700 to 7500nm, and some even have a fully enclosed lavatory. This category is ideal for people who have to do many long trips and already have the funds to do it comfortably, as they combine the efficiency of powerful and reliable engines with the space and comfort of luxury jets.

Even though we’ll be diving into the top 9 aircraft, we’ll also answer the main question, right away:

What is the best mid size private jet in the world?

The Gulfstream G700 is the world’s best midsize private jet, with a price tag of $75 million.

Best Mid Size Private Jets

As you can see in the bar chart above, the top 3 best mid size private jets are the Gulfstream G700 ($75 million), the Dassault Falcon 8X ($58 million), and the Gulfstream G280 ($25 million).

Read the full article below to discover more about them, as well as the other jets on our list of the top 9 best mid size private jets!

1 – Gulfstream G700 – $75 million

Gulfstream G700 - best mid size private jet

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The Gulfstream G700 is the best mid range private jet in the world, with a price tag of about $75 million. In the market since 2019, this recent addition to the Gulfstream jets can carry up to 19 passengers, and has a maximum range of 7500nm, making it one of the largest mid size private jets on this list, and on the world.

Its 8 elliptical windows and oval fuselage bring a more spacious feel to it, as well as a brighter interior to the passengers, which can travel from Perth to London on one tank of fuel. Lastly, it cruises at 516 knots, at about 50,000 feet.

2 – Dassault Falcon 8X – $58 million

Dassault Falcon 8X - best mid size private jet

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The Dassault Falcon 8X is one of the best super midsize private jets in the world, and makes second on our list, valued at around $58 million.

Even though it is not as efficient as the G700, it can still make a non-stop trip between London and New York. However, its secret weapon is its luxurious interior, with a long cabin, that not only allows the owner to choose between 30 different layouts, but it comfortably accommodates 16 passengers.

3 – Gulfstream G280 – $25 million

Gulfstream G280 - best mid size private jet

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The Gulfstream G280 can seat about 19 passengers and has a maximum range of 3600nm. This mid size business jet costs about $25 million and has been around since 2012.

It combines the power of 2 Rolls Royce jet engines, the experience of a full bar and kitchen, and its medium size, meaning it is able to land at smaller airports. This business jet is a very popular choice among people who fly between more regional areas on business trips – nonetheless, it can easily tackle longer international flights.

4 – Gulfstream G200 – $25 million

Gulfstream G200 - best mid size private jet

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The Gulfstream G-200 is not as good as its predecessor, the G280, but still makes our list of the best mid range private jets. It costs the same $25 million and it has the same maximum range of 3600nm, however, it can only seat 14 passengers (which is still pretty impressive for a mid size business jet).

Even though it began production in 2012, it is still being produced to this day, and its steep approach certification makes it the ideal jet for more difficult airports, like Hong Kong. Its cruise speed is 482 knots and it brings some great features to the table, like seat controllers that allow you to change the lighting and temperature without even getting up.

5 – Cessna Citation X – $21 million

Cessna Citation X - best mid size private jet

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The Cessna Citation X is a great example of one of the best mid size private jets in the world,  and it is an oldie – started production in 1996, with a major upgrade in 2012 – a longer cabin and upgraded systems.

It is valued between $20.6 million and $21.5 million and can reach an astonishing speed of 0,935 Mach, making it one of the fastest private jets in the world, as well. With a maximum range of 3460nm, its production ended in 2018, with 338 aircraft made – that means you can still find many used models around. Lastly, it can’t seat as many passengers as our previous entries, but it can still accommodate 8 people, comfortably.

6 – Cessna Citation – $18 million

Cessna Citation - best mid size private jet

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The second Cessna on our list, the Citation is an affordable option with a price of about $18 million. This jet is actually a super mid size jet and can sit 12 to 14 passengers.

Known for its powerful Pratt and Whitney PW306D turbofan engines, the Citation is a great option if speed and efficiency are on your mind, with a maximum range of 3200nm. Nonetheless, you still have its luxurious cabin, with a variety of different configurations to choose from.

7 – Bombardier Challenger 300 – $14 million

Bombardier Challenger 300 - best mid size private jet

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The Bombardier Challenger 300 can seat up to 10 passengers, depending on the configuration, and has a maximum range of 3100nm. These characteristics place it in the super mid size category, and its efficiency, reliability, and spacious cabin place it on our list of the best ones around.

With a price tag ranging from $10 million to $14 million, it is, to this day, one of the most popular private jets among the most affordable options. Even though its productions ended in 2014, it open the way for its predecessors, like the Challenger 350, with a longer maximum range and better overall performance.

8 – Hawker 750 – $13.3 million

Beechcraft Hawker 750 - best mid size private jet

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Last but not least, the Beechcraft Hawker 750 is valued at around $13.3 million and is one of the best mid range private jets, as well as, probably, one of the most well-known.

It’s economic price tag allows you to travel, along other 7 passengers, at a cruise speed of 448 knots, for about 2573nm, without haveing to break the bank. Not only does it offer the speed and take-off performance of the Hawker 800XP, but it also has a 32ft³ of additional baggage capacity.

9 – Bombardier Learjet 45XR – $4.1 million

Learjet 45XR - best mid size private jet

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The Bombardier Learjet 45XR is the perfect combination of a low cost aircraft, with a quality mid size private jet. Its 2003 mdel goes for about $2.25 million and is 2012 edition for about $4.1 million.

This extremely reliable aircraft has a maximum range of 1690nm and it can accommodate 8 passengers (usually in a double club layout). Lastly, not only does the noise level in the cabin never exceeds 72 dB, but it has work tables that fold down, as well as other very practical features for anyone who wants to work, or relax.

This jet is too big… This jet is too small… This jet is just perfect!

Whereas more light jets are very specific of certain situations and contexts, and the bizliners are for those who have big wallets, the mid size private jets are just perfect for everyone else. On one side you have the capacity to travel with friends, family or coworkers, without having to sacrifice comfort and a great nap, while on the other one you don’t have to spend crazy amounts of money to reach your destination in style.

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