Cessna Citation Jets for Sale

Cessna Aircraft Company has been part of Textron Aviation since 2014, but started delivering business jets in 1971 (with the Citation I). It has since produced over 7,500 private jets across more than 25 different Citation models, primarily for the Entry-Level Jets, Light Jets and Mid-Size Jets.

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Cessna Citation Bravo

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North America + Canada, United States, For Sale by Assent Aeronautics
  • Year 1999
  • S/N 0895
  • Total Time 3141
A beautiful low time, low cycle aircraft with recent paint,excellent interior appointments, professionally operatedand maintained to world class standards.
A TRUE No-Excuses Aircraft
Updated 19 Apr 2021

Cessna Citation II

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Europe, Netherlands, For Sale by JetHQ
  • Year 1982
  • S/N 0378
  • Total Time 15055
Freon-Free Air Conditioning System (R134) Camera-Port AVCON Branson Gross Weight Increase (14,500 lbs MTOW) Approved for Steep-Approaches EASA Part 145
Approved for Steep-Approaches
Updated 03 Feb 2021

Cessna Citation 500

Price: USD $300,000

Cessna Citation 500

Price: USD $300,000
North America + Canada, United States - TX, For Sale by JetBrokers
  • Year 1977
  • S/N 500-0348
  • Total Time 9957.2
1977 Citation 500 Thrust Reversers Freon Air Phase 1-5 c/w 5/19 Six passenger with belted lav Asking only $300,000.00
Updated 01 Oct 2019

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Cessna Citation CJ4

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Europe, Monaco, For Sale by SPARFELL
  • Year 2014
  • S/N -
  • Total Time 3195
OFF-MARKET YOM 2014 Entry into Service 2015 (April) EASA ; Not EU imported 2020 compliant, ADS B out v2, T-CAS 7.1 WAAS/LPV Airframe and
Updated 08 Jun 2020

Cessna Citation V Ultra

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Europe, Switzerland, For Sale by SPARFELL
  • Year 1995
  • S/N 560-0280
  • Total Time 8618
8 Seats Configuration + Belted Lavatory WAAS/LPV Compliant ADS-B Out Compliant EASA Compliant Interior Refurbished in 2012 Repainted in 2012
don't miss this opportunity
Updated 17 Nov 2020

Cessna Citation Jet

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Europe, Austria, For Sale by Mesotis Jets
  • Year 1995
  • S/N 525-0089
  • Total Time 6760
TAP Elite ADSB out LPV converter Interior refurbished May 2018
Updated 01 Sep 2020

Cessna Citation Jet

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Europe, Austria, For Sale by Mesotis Jets
  • Year 1995
  • S/N 525-0090
  • Total Time 4321
• TAP Elite • Pro Parts • Last Doc 10 performed in December 2019 • Garmin GTN 750 with ADSB • LPV Converter • Interior refurbished in 2017
Updated 05 May 2020

Cessna Citation CJ2

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Europe, Germany, For Sale by Atlas Air Service AG
  • Year 2004
  • S/N 7500
  • Total Time -
Engines enrolled in TAP BLUE Comprehensive corrosion repair already carried out Enrolled in CESCOM ADS-B out installed New Paint and
Updated 14 Apr 2021

Cessna Citation Bravo

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South America, Argentina, For Sale by Southern Cross Aircraft LLC
  • Year 2002
  • S/N -
  • Total Time 7532
Purchased from Textron Preowned in 2013. Meticulous Corporate Owner. Aircraft is currently located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Movement to US will
Updated 13 Apr 2021

Cessna Citation M2

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North America + Canada, United States - NY, For Sale by jetAVIVA
  • Year 2018
  • S/N 525-0993
  • Total Time 562
jetAVIVA is proud to bring to market this very low time, like new Citation M2. This M2 has been meticulously
Updated 05 Apr 2021

Cessna Citation CJ2+

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Europe, Germany, For Sale by FROG Flugservice GmbH
  • Year 2012
  • S/N 525-0496
  • Total Time 1604
No damage history, German commercial certification, complete documents. Document 10 inspection is in  progress. No open maintenance items. German or FAA
Updated 06 Apr 2021

Cessna Citation Jet

Price: USD $1,075,000

Cessna Citation Jet

Price: USD $1,075,000
Europe, Austria, For Sale by aircraftsales.com
  • Year 1998
  • S/N 525-0254
  • Total Time 6130
Engines on JSSI 100% No Damage or Corrosion History ADS-B out WAAS LPV New Paint and Interior (buyer can choose) Dual
Updated 11 Apr 2021

Cessna Citation Ultra

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North America + Canada, Canada, For Sale by Hopkinson Aircraft Sales
  • Year 1997
  • S/N 560-0444
  • Total Time 12690
Updated 06 Apr 2021

Cessna Citation Ultra

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North America + Canada, Canada, For Sale by Hopkinson Aircraft Sales
  • Year 1996
  • S/N 560-0393
  • Total Time 12947
Delivered with ADS-B Low Time Engine Fresh Phase 1-4 Seven (7) Passenger Interior
Updated 06 Apr 2021

Cessna Citation M2

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North America + Canada, United States - FL, For Sale by jetAVIVA
  • Year 2014
  • S/N 525-0842
  • Total Time 902
jetAVIVA is excited to bring to market this beautiful 2014 Citation M2, SN 525-0842. This low time Citation M2 comes with
Updated 01 Apr 2021

Cessna Citation CJ3

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North America + Canada, United States - UT, For Sale by SOLJETS
  • Year 2005
  • S/N 525B-0044
  • Total Time 2547
• 2018 Paint and Interior Completed by West Star Aviation • ProLine 21 EFIS 6.0 Update • Cescom Maintenance Tracking • Fully Enrolled in TAP Blue and
Updated 30 Mar 2021

Cessna Citation CJ3+

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North America + Canada, United States - AL, For Sale by Textron Aviation
  • Year 2016
  • S/N 525B-0485
  • Total Time 3032
OPTIONS INSTALLED: – HF-9000 (Provisions Only) – Garmin Iridium Satcom Phone – Clarity Wireless – ATG Gogo Biz 5000 (contiguous U.S. only) – Synthetic vision –
Updated 26 Mar 2021

Cessna Citation CJ4

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North America + Canada, United States - FL, For Sale by Southern Cross Aircraft LLC
  • Year 2020
  • S/N 525C-0322
  • Total Time 248.3
Enrolled on CESCOM – Camp Systems Textron Aviation – ProParts Program ($64/hr) Textron Aviation – ProTech Program ($105/hr) Williams Intl – TAP Advantage Blue
Updated 25 Mar 2021

Cessna Citation Ultra

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North America + Canada, United States, For Sale by Textron Aviation
  • Year 1997
  • S/N 560-0421
  • Total Time 11941
Updated 17 Mar 2021

Cessna Citation CJ3

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North America + Canada, United States - MO, For Sale by The Ritchie Group
  • Year 2013
  • S/N 525-0400
  • Total Time 1751
EXCEPTIONAL AIRCRAFT! READY FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY. Well Maintained, Two U.S. Owners Since New Executive 8-Passenger Configuration with Aft Belted
Updated 18 Mar 2021
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FAQ: Cessna Citation Private Jets

Here are the most Frequently Asked Questions for Cessna Citation Private Jets for sale
  • How much does a Cessna Citation jet cost?

    A Cessna Citation business jet costs between $4.5m for a new Citation M2 and $21.0m for a new Citation Longitude, according to Aircraft BlueBook’s winter 2020 data. However, depending on the age and condition of an aircraft, buyers can purchase a used Cessna Citation airplane for less. For example, Aircraft Bluebook’s winter 2020 data shows that a 2016 model Citation Latitude retails for approximately $10.5m, while a 2016 model Cessna Citation CJ4 costs $6.2m. Older, out of production model can be purchased for as little as $150k in the case of a 1973-model Citation 500.

  • How many Cessna Citation jets are flying today?

    In November 2020 there were 7,312 Cessna Citation jets flying worldwide, according to JETNET. The Citation II has the largest in-operation fleet, with 495 still flying out of 607 produced. At the time of writing, there had been 531 retirements across the Cessna Citation fleet from a total 7,843 units produced.

  • How far can I fly on a Cessna Citation business jet?

    Cessna Citation private jets offer maximum ranges between 1,070nm for the Citation Mustang up to 3,500nm for the Citation Longitude, according to Textron Aviation, based on four passengers and available fuel aboard.

  • Which jets compete with Cessna Citation models?

    Several private jets compete with Cessna’s many jet models. Embraer’s Phenom 100 competes with the Citation Mustang in the Entry-Level Jet arena. In the Light Jet category, models from Beechcraft, Bombardier Learjet, Embraer (Phenom 100), Hawker and Pilatus’ PC-24 compete with different Citation models. In the Mid-Size class, models from Bombardier Learjet and Challenger (300/350 model), Dassault, Embraer, Hawker and Gulfstream all compete with specific Citation models.

Cessna Citation Jets Overview

By Gerrard Cowan

The Cessna Citation family of business jets marked its 50th anniversary in 2019. Over the decades, the company has taken a leading role in building Entry-Level Jets, Light Jets and Mid-Size Jets.

Cessna Citation Light Jet Models

The first Cessna Citation model – the Fanjet 500, later renamed the Citation 500 - made its inaugural flight in September 1969, and provided a jet capable of holding up to eight passengers. As time went on, so the aircraft evolved, with its engine nacelles being repositioned, the addition of a larger tail, and more.

An improved version of the aircraft entered the market in 1976 as the Cessna Citation I Light Jet, with a longer wingspan and increased payload. Some Citation Is were certified for single pilot operation and were named the Citation ISP.

The Cessna Citation II (certified in 1978) boosted passenger capacity to 10 with a longer fuselage, and it has greater range than the Citation I at just under 2,000nm. As with the Citation ISP model, a Citation IISP single pilot version was produced.

An improved Cessna Citation S/II Light Jet made its first test flight in 1984, and offered superior fuel capacity and a better version of the Pratt & Whitney JT15D-4B engines, among other advances. The final upgrade to the Citation II series came with the Cessna Citation Bravo, which brought advances including Honeywell Primus avionics and PW530A engines.

In 1988 Cessna further strengthened its position in the Light Jet market with the launch of the Cessna Citation V, a stretched version of the Cessna Citation II aircraft. The new aircraft offered more powerful JT15D-5A turbofans and a slight fuselage stretch. Seating seven passengers, the Citation V was later upgraded, first through the Citation Ultra, and then the Citation Encore and Citation Encore+.

The Cessna CitationJet was certified in 1992, designed to lower the bar into business jet ownership. The model was then upgraded and modified several times, generating a wide range of Light Jets. Each subsequent model included a slight stretch to the fuselage and upgraded engines for increased performance.

Among the CitationJet family are the Citation CJ1 and Citation CJ1+; Citation CJ2 and Citation CJ2+; Citation CJ3 and Citation CJ3+; and Citation CJ4. Currently, the Citation CJ3+ and CJ4 remain in production, while the CJ1+ was replaced with the Citation M2 in 2013, offering state-of-the-art avionics and powerplants.

Cessna Citation Entry-Level Jets

Taking the entry point into bizjet ownership even lower, when the Entry-Level Jet revolution took place at the start of the 21st century Cessna’s Citation Mustang was one of the first to be certified in the category. Between 2006 and 2017, the company delivered nearly 500 units of its smallest 4-5-seat, Pratt & Whitney PW615F-powered jet.

Cessna Citation Mid-Size Jets

Naturally as Cessna’s product line expanded over the decades, the company started developing and producing Mid-Size Jets. In 1982, the Cessna Citation III was certified, seating up to eight passengers and offering a range of 2,348nm.

Though plans for a larger, even longer-range variant – the Cessna Citation IV – were cancelled, the company went on to build the Cessna Citation VI, and then the upgraded Cessna Citation VII aircraft, which featured improved engines.

The 3,200nm-range Citation Sovereign, certified in 2004, was introduced for the same market niche as the Citation III/VI/VII platforms, and holds up to 12 passengers. The upgraded Cessna Citation Sovereign+, meanwhile, has range-enhancing winglets and Pratt & Whitney PW306D engines.

Other Mid-Size Jets from Cessna include the 3,125nm-range, Mach 0.90, Super Mid-Size Cessna Citation X, with its unique wing design and AE3007C1 engines. Models delivered after 2001 enjoy extra thrust, greater MTOW and improved Honeywell avionics over older units. Cessna upgraded the model to the Citation X+ which entered the market in 2012 with a stretched cabin and other upgrades.

At the lower end of the Mid-Size Jet market is Cessna’s Citation Excel that has been upgraded twice with the Citation XLS and Citation XLS+ (offering a maximum range of 2,100nm).

The fairly recent Cessna Citation Latitude has a maximum range of 2,870nm and seats up to nine. The platform has been a market hit over the past five years, and offers sophisticated Garmin G5000 avionics, a 6ft stand-up cabin, and more. 

And finally, the Citation Longitude Super Mid-Size jet is Cessna’s largest to date, offering a range of 3,500nm. It features Garmin G5000 avionics, Honeywell HTF7700L engines, and a cabin altitude of 5,950ft, and is pitched at the transatlantic jet market.

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