• Private Jet Charter in Cancún – Mexico

    Aircraft Charter / Private Jet Charter in Cancún – Mexico

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    Lush beaches, golf courses and bustling nightlife. No wonder why Cancún continuously appears within the Latin America’s top 5 private jet destinations. Cancún is a permanent base for 11 turbo-props and private jets. The nearby cities of Playa del Carmen, Chetumal and Mérida add a further 26 charter aircraft to the list.

    Top General Aviation Airports near Cancún

    The states of Yucatán and Quintana Roo – where Cancún is located – are home to 17 airports and runways supporting general aviation operations. With more than 2’100 annual flight requests, Cancún International Airport (MMUN) is the region’s most popular private jet destination. The airports of Merida (MMMD) and Cozumel (MMCZ) come next on the list and both equipped in dedicated FBO facilities. The nearby Tulum Air Base (MMTU) is currently only open to special charter operations, including military missions.

    Cancun Private Jet Charter FBO
    CANCÚN INTERNATIONAL

    Located just 25 min away from Zona Hotelera – where most of the luxury chain hotels are – Cancún Airport features a premium ASUR FBO facility. It general aviation terminal operates 24/7.

    Cozumel Airport Private Jet FBO
    COZUMEL INTERNATIONAL

    The regular 2h trip between Cozumel and Cancún can be shortened by using a heli transfer to Embarcadero Heliport. Cozumel FBO is operated by Universal, between 8am and 11pm.

    Chichen Itzá private jet FBO
    CHICHÉN ITZÁ INTERNATIONAL

    Equipped in a 2’800 m -long runway, customs and a separate general aviation gate, Chichén Itzá (MMCT) constitutes an alternative to busy Cancún Airport and serves as a popular tourist destination.

    Merida Private Jet FBO
    MERIDA INTERNATIONAL

    Merida Airport boasts a large FBO infrastructure and operates on a 24/7 basis. It’s a further one hour away by flight from Cancún.

    Playa del Carmen airplane charter
    PLAYA DEL CARMEN

    Due to limited infrastructure and short runway (715m) Play del Carmen (MMPY) only receives Caravan- and piston-based domestic flights.

    Isla Holbox Private Plane Charter
    ISLA DEL HOLBOX

    Holbox Airstrip (DGAC Code: HOL) is 660 meters-long. It can be accessed by a 20-min Caravan-based flight or a helicopter transfer from Zona Hoteleira.

    The Most Popular Fly Tours in Cancún and Yukatán

    With a hub at Cancún Airport Flapper operates Premium tours around Yukatán using safety-vetted turbo-prop aircraft and helicopters. Our international destinations include Cuba, Belize and Honduras. Below you will find the list of the most popular routes we offer. All itineraries can be personalized to include scenic flights or multi-leg trips.

    ROUTEDURATION (FIXED WING)DURATION (HELICOPTER)
    Cancún (CUN) – Holbox (HOL)17 min35 min
    Cancún (CUN) – Cozumel (CZM)15 min17 min
    Cancún (CUN) – Isla Mujeres (ISJ)10 min22 min
    Cancún (CUN) – Chichén Itzá (CZA)40 min60 min
    Cancún (CUN) – Mérida (MID)65 min100 min *
    Cancún (CUN) – Campeche (CPE)90 min100 min
    Cancún (CUN) – Chetumal (CTM)70 min85 min
    Cancún (CUN) – Mahahual (MHL)60 min85 min
    Cancún (CUN) – Kohunlinch (KLI)80 min85 min *
    Cancún (CUN) – Xcalak (XCA)70 min105 min
    Cancún (CUN) – Belize City (BZE)95 minN/A
    Cancún (CUN) – Roatán, Honduras (RTB)120 minN/A
    Cancún (CUN) – Havana, Cuba (HAV)115 minN/A

    * Due to the distance, helicopter flights to Mérida and Kohunlinch must be operated by a twin-engine helicopter. For other routes we consider Bell JetRanger as a base.

    The departure point for fixed-wing flights is Cancún International Airport (CUN). For helicopter flights Cancún Heliport (MX-1966) has been considered. The pick up location can be altered.

    Cancún Tours Fleet

    The regional fleet is based on Kodiak 100 and Grand Caravan EX airplanes, seating nine, as well as piston-, single-engine- and twin-engine helicopters, with a capacity of 3 – 6 passengers.

    The below map contains our most popular destinations for the local and regional tours. For private jet rentals and intercontinental flights please refer to the next section.

    Top Private Jet routes to and from Cancún

    Other Popular Private Jet Routes in Cancún

    Private Jets Available for Charter in Cancún

    We are proud to offer the widest range of safety-vetted private jets, turbo-props and helicopters in Cancún, Yukatán and Central America Region. Our international and local clients benefit from 24/7 trip support and multiple back-up options available in case your first choice is not available.

    Pilatus PC-12 side view
    SINGLE-ENGINE

    3 aircraft available


    • 6-9 pax
    • 2420 km max range

    King Air 300 side view
    TWIN-ENGINE

    3 aircraft available


    • 5-6 pax
    • 1560 km max range
    HondaJet side view
    VERY LIGHT JET

    1 aircraft available


    • 4-6 pax
    • 1700 km max range

    Learjet 35 side view
    LIGHT JET

    2 aircraft available

    • 6-7 pax
    • 2550 km max range

    Learjet 45 side view
    SUPER LIGHT JET

    0 aircraft available

    • 6-9 pax
    • 3200 km max range

    Citation VII side view
    MIDSIZE JET

    3 aircraft available

    • 7-9 pax
    • 4500 km max range
    G280 side view
    SUPER MIDSIZE JET

    1 aircraft available

    • 8-10 pax
    • 6670 km max range
    G450 side view
    HEAVY JET

    0 aircraft available

    • 8-14 pax
    • 7800 km max range

    G650 side view
    ULTRA LONG-RANGE JET

    1 aircraft available

    • 14-18 pax
    • 12960 km max range
    Metroliner side view
    REGIONAL TURBO-PROP

    2 aircraft available

    • 14-19 pax
    • 2750 km max range
    Embraer 145 side view
    REGIONAL AIRLINER

    2 aircraft available

    • 49-110 pax
    • 3700 km max range
    A330 side view
    WIDE BODY JET

    3 aircraft available

    • 160-440 pax
    • 14000 km max range

    Most Chartered Aircraft in Cancún

    Phenom 100

    Homologated for 5 passengers this popular light jet boasts the largest baggage compartment in its class and a bright modern cabin. Reach Miami in 1h 40 min flying an Embraer-made Phenom 100.

    Hawker 800 interior

    Hawker 800

    Our mid-size segment is represented by two Hawker 800 jets, with a capacity for eight and ten passengers, respectively. With a stand up cabin and reliable avionics, the Hawker series is the most popular business jet family for mid-haul travel in Central America.

    Why to Book Your Next Charter Flight with Flapper

    Flapper is an award-winning company with over 20,000 happy customers across the globe. Chartering your jet or a turbo-prop in Toluca and CDMX distict with Flapper is more than just buying a service. You experience business aviation from a new perspective. We are rated “Excellent” on TrustPilot and boast impeccable safety ratings.

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    EXPERIENCED MULTINATIONAL TEAM

    We offer a personalized service, 100% adapted to your needs.

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    AGILITY AND FLEXIBILITY

    Thanks to our technology, we are able to respond fast and offer numerous payment options.

    Wide array of options
    WIDE ARRAY OF OPTIONS

    Choose from over 100 different types of jets, helicopters and turboprops.

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