Located in New Jersey Meadowlands, just 12 short miles from Manhattan, Teterboro Airport is an outstanding choice for private charter flights into New York City and the surrounding New Jersey area. The convenience for getting into and out of New York City make this an attractive airport for passengers coming into the city.
Because Teterboro Airport is a general aviation airport it does not accommodate regular scheduled air traffic. Instead, it serves the needs of smaller aircraft in the region with strict weight limits prohibiting the use of the airport to craft that weighs more than 100,000 pounds.
About Teterboro Airport
There’s plenty of hangar space available at Teterboro, according to Fly Corporate, with a total of 23 hangars offering more than 570,000 square feet of hangar space at last count, and is located on 827 acres of land in the boroughs of Teterboro and Moonachie, in Bergen County, NJ.
Of the five airports the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, NJ.com reports that Teterboro Airport is the only one that is a general aviation reliever airport, meaning that it provides relief from private jets that would otherwise further congest traffic at the major airports under their authority including:
- Newark Liberty
- John F. Kennedy International
The remaining airport under the Port Authority’s supervision is Stewart Airport, a commercial airport in Rockland County.
Because of its proximity to Manhattan and major events that often take place in the city, Teterboro is accustomed to large scale events with dignitaries and executives from around the world. From the United Nations General Assembly each September to Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium, Teterboro has seen an impressive amount of traffic.
In fact, Forbes reports that during the Super Bowl the FAA required pilots to schedule private charter jet landings (and non-charter flights alike) and departures at Teterboro from the Wednesday prior to the Super Bowl through the Tuesday afterwards in order to facilitate the huge number of charter flights coming into the region for the big game.
Teterboro Fixed Base Operators (FBOs)
Private aviation is big business at Teterboro Airport, which is why this airport offers five different Fixed Base Operators to accommodate the needs of various aircraft, flight crews, and passengers coming into the airport, including:
- Atlantic Aviation
- Landmark Aviation
- Jet Aviation
- Meridian Teterboro
- Signature Flight Support
FBOs are an important part of your flight experience when scheduling private jet charters to Teterboro. The FBO provides your:
Travelers driving into Teterboro will discover that there’s no central parking area to service the airport. One of the many charter jet benefits is that you can arrange for parking with your fixed base operator prior to your flight.
Additionally, passengers arriving at Teterboro may need to contact their FBOs to make arrangements for pickups upon landing or transportation to the train or bus stops located near the airport.
Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey
In addition to the amenities you’d normally expect to find at a general aviation airport, Teterboro Airport is also home to The Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey. This museum was founded in 1972 to preserve the long history of aviation and space history New Jersey celebrates.
More than two hundred years of history is held within the walls of the museum along with opportunities to view historic aircraft, fine art, and an impressive, not to mention substantial, model collection.
The museum, which receives an impressive amount of support from the Port Authorities of New York and New Jersey, offers exciting shows and expos throughout the year, such as Open Cockpit Weekends, the Wings and Wheels Expo, Scout troop sleepovers, and electronic walking tours.
While most flying into Teterboro Airport are more interested in business or other pursuits in Manhattan, Bergen County, where Teterboro is located, is not without its share of attractions and points of interest. It is home to several Revolutionary War sites including Fort Lee Historic Park, art galleries, museums, fine dining, and outstanding shopping opportunities. Others may be interested in chartering a flight to Jersey City, NJ.
Call Presidential Aviation today to discuss charter jet pricing and to schedule your flight into Teterboro today so you can see for yourself what a difference the private touch can make for your private aviation needs.