Beechcraft King Air 250 Buyers’ Guide

Why Buy the Beechcraft King Air 250?

Beechcraft King Air 250 Buyer's Guide

Maximum Range
1575 nm
Payload - Full Fuel LBS
115 lb
Seats (Executive)
7
Long Range Cruise
232 Ktas

If you’re looking for a turboprop that combines versatility and rugged performance with passenger comfort, the twin-engine Beechcraft King Air 250 may be near the top of your list of aircraft to buy.

In production between 2011 up until the end of 2020, when Beechcraft replaced it with the King Air 260, the King Air 250 derives from a family of aircraft that has been in production since the early 1970s. Helping it deliver its prized performance characteristics is a pair of Pratt & Whitney PT6A-52 engines.

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AvBuyer Opinion: The result of many decades of refinement, development, and fine tuning across the King Air 200-series, the words 'reliability', 'versatility', and 'efficiency' are commonly associated with the Beechcraft King Air 250. It is popular with pilots for its handling characteristics, and with passengers for the comfort and luxury its cabin volume enables.

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Flight Range

Beechcraft King Air 250 has a full range of 1575 nm and a long-range cruise for 232 KTAS.

Beechcraft King Air 250 specifications

Variable Cost
1,265.04
Cabin Width FT
4.50
Landing Dist FT
4625
Range NM
1575
Cabin Length FT
16.70
Engine Manufacturer
Honeywell Engines
Range – Seats Full N.M.
636
Cabin Volume CU FT
303
Engine Model
PT6A-52
MTOW LBS
12500
Baggage Vol.Ext CU FT
55
Engines
2
B.O.W W/Crew LBS
8830
Seats Executive
7
R.O.C All Engines FT PER MIN
2437
Payload - Full Fuel LBS
115
Crew / Passengers
2 / 7
R.O.C 1 x Engine Out FT PER MIN
682
Normal Cruise Speed KTAS
301
Door Height FT
4.30
Useable Fuel LBS
3645
L/Range Cruise Speed KTAS
232
Door Width FT
2.25
Max. Cruise Speed KTAS
310
Cabin Height FT
4.80
Balanced Field Length FT
3925

Data courtesy of Conklin & de Decker

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FAQ: Beechcraft King Air 250

  • How many passengers can fly on a Beechcraft King Air 250?

    Seven passengers can fly on the Beechcraft King Air 250 in executive configuration.

  • How many Beechcraft King Air 250 turboprops are in operation?

    There are 272 Beechcraft King Air 250 turboprops in operation worldwide, according to JETNET (July 2021 data). Just one unit has been retired to date.There are 272 Beechcraft King Air 250 turboprops in operation worldwide, according to JETNET (July 2021 data). Just one unit has been retired to date.

  • How do I find a Beechcraft King Air 250 for sale?

    You can find Beechcraft King Air 250 turboprops for sale via AvBuyer’s King Air 250 page.

    You can also search for dealers who specialize in the model, who will offer a deep knowledge of the King Air 250 marketplace; context on the price of a particular aircraft compared to others on the market; identify models that have yet to reach the open market; and will help you achieve the best value for your money.

  • Can I charter a Beechcraft King Air 250 and try before I buy?

    Yes, you can charter a Beechcraft King Air 250 first to help decide whether it’s the right turboprop for you. This will give you a better idea of its range capability, how much baggage room you will need, and most importantly how comfortable the aircraft is with your typical passenger load.

  • Which is the best engine maintenance program for a Beechcraft King Air 250?

    There are two engine maintenance program choices for operators of Beechcraft King Air 250 aircraft: Pratt & Whitney Canada provides ESP program coverage for its PT6A-52 engines. Third-party hourly maintenance cost program providers (such as JSSI) also provide coverage.

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