A haven for private jet travelers no matter what season it is, Aspen is a one of the most popular U.S. destinations to visit. This breathtaking getaway offers an incredible combination of natural wonders and luxurious amenities that are sure to make your next adventure in the Centennial State truly memorable. Find out what makes this city so special with Magellan Jets’ destinations guide on how to fly privately to Aspen.
PRIVATE JET TRAVELER’S GUIDE TO Aspen
POPULAR Aspen PRIVATE JET ROUTES
Adorned with expansive mountain ranges and an array of outdoor beauty to explore, Aspen has a number of popular routes frequented by private jet travelers. Here are the top places Magellan Jets guests typically fly into Aspen from, as well as information on recommended aircraft, flight time estimates and more.
Las vegas TO Aspen
Popular FBOs and Private Terminals: For travelers leaving the Las Vegas area, many fly out of McCarran International Airport (LAS) in Las Vegas, before arriving at Aspen Pitkin County Airport (ASE) in Aspen.
Recommended Aircraft: For flights to Aspen from the Las Vegas area, a Citation CJ3 is recommended.
Flight Time Estimate: Aboard a Citation CJ3, the estimated flight time is approximately 1.8 hours.
Boca Raton TO Aspen
Popular FBOs and Private Terminals: For travelers leaving the Boca Raton area, many fly out of Boca Raton Airport (BCT) in Boca Raton, Florida, before arriving at Aspen Pitkin County Airport (ASE) in Aspen.
Recommended Aircraft: For flights to Aspen from the Boca Raton area, a Challenger 300 is recommended.
Flight Time Estimate: Aboard a Challenger 300, the estimated flight time is approximately 4.2 hours.
ADDITIONAL TRANSPORTATION NEEDS
For guests who need ground transportation, help transporting ski equipment or any other travel needs while arriving and leaving terminals, Magellan Jets’ Guest Services team is happy to arrange them.
WHERE TO STAY IN Aspen
Known for it’s five-star luxury, the St. Regis Aspen Resort is almost as gorgeous as the natural landscape encompassing it. Located at the base of Aspen Mountain, the resort features awe-inspiring views, plus elevated accommodations that allow you to relax in style after an exciting day on the slopes. Make your stay even more relaxing with a day of pampering at St. Regis’ Remède Spa.
Just a few miles away from downtown Aspen, the Viceroy Snowmass is another sought after escape by private jet travelers. With its upscale approach to ski-in, ski-out lodging, this luxury resort is both warm and cozy with a dash of modern flare, which will make you feel at home no matter what the temperature is outside.
WHERE TO EAT IN Aspen
Constantly catering to crowds of stars and notable names, it’s no surprise that Aspen has a vibrant fine dining scene. Among the many fantastic spots to grab a bite or a drink are hotspots like J-Bar. Located at the Hotel Jerome, a property that dates back to the 1880s, J-Bar offers both historical vibes as well as delicious libations and one of the best burgers in the region.
Another must-visit restaurant is Matsuhisa, which can be found inside a 120-year old Main Street Victorian house in downtown Aspen. This beloved establishment opened in 1998 as acclaimed chef Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa first location outside of his famed, original restaurant in Beverly Hills, and offers a menu that showcases a true mastery of sushi and the culinary arts.
Meanwhile, those interested in checking out après-ski lounges should head to Chair 9 at The Nell to enjoy great food and drinks after a day of snow-filled fun.
WHAT TO DO In Aspen
As you’ve probably already have guessed, Aspen is a pretty big ski and snowboard destination. With ski resorts, like Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass, there’s no shortage of great spots to hit the slopes.
Additionally, visitors who prefer a day of mountainside pampering have plenty of fantastic spas to enjoy. Plus, as one of the best après ski scenes in the country, there’s plenty of shopping, partying and entertainment to keep the fun going throughout your stay in Aspen.
Also, make sure to visit in the summer as well to check out the annual Aspen Ideas Festival, one of the largest and most popular events for private jet travelers each year.