Islands by Private Jet

Some of the world's most exclusive islands are only accessible by boat or by private jet.

Our recent Airport Approaches poll revealed that flights to and from islands around the world are loved by many, not just for the destination, but for stunning views and incredible take-off and landing experiences.

Here's our guide to the top 10 most popular island flights by private jet, and their nearest mainland airports.

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St Barts | Ibiza | Jersey | Sardinia | Sylt | Islay | The Maldives | Martha's Vineyard | St Maarten | Barra

Top 10 Islands by Private Jet

1. St Barts, Caribbean

The exclusive island of St Barts is only accessible via smaller propeller aircraft due to its short runway, and challenging approach.

The most popular private flight route is from the nearby island of St Maarten to St Barts.

Private Aircraft Charter to St Barts

St Maarten-St Barts from £900
Aircraft type: BN2 Islander
Seats: 8
Flight time: 15 mins

2. Ibiza

Private jet flights to Ibiza, or the "White Island" are popular throughout the summer months. World famous DJs fly into the island for exclusive sets before jetting off to their next venue the same night. Luxury villas and stunning beaches lure the private jet set to the island for summer holidays.

The nearest mainland airport to Ibiza is Valencia, although popular flight routes are from European capitals including London to Ibiza and Paris to Ibiza.

Private Jet Charter to Ibiza

London to Ibiza (return) from £9 500
Aircraft type: Phenom 100
Seats: 4
Flight time: 2 hr 15 mins

3. Jersey, The Channel Islands

The largest of the Channel Islands just off the north coast of France, Jersey is a popular private jet destination for leisure and business travellers. The main airport on the island for private flights is Jersey Airport, just 15 minutes drive from the centre of St Helier.

Private Jet Charter to Jersey

St Malo-Jersey from €3 200
Aircraft type: Cessna Mustang
Seats: 4
Flight time: 25 mins

4. Sardinia

One of the Mediterranean's private jet hotspots, Sardinia is located just off the coast of Italy. The Costa Smeralda's natural beauty, secluded villas and popular sailing and golf courses combine to make Sardinia's three main airports Alghero, Olbia and Cagliari busy with private flights during the summer months.

The closest private jet airport to the Costa Smeralda is Olbia, and the closest mainland private jet airport is Rome Fiumicino.

Private Jet Charter to Sardinia

Rome Fiumicino-Olbia from €4 250
Aircraft type: Citation Jet
Seats: 8
Flight time: 40 mins

5. Sylt

Located just off the North coast of Germany, Sylt is a popular island for tourism during the summer months. Sylt is connected to the mainland via the Hindenburgdamm Causeway - although only trains (not cars) can cross the causeway. The island is famous for its 40 km sandy beach. The main resorts on the island are Westerland, Kampen and Wenningstedt-Braderup.

The island's only airport is Westerland Sylt, and a popular private flight is from Berlin to Sylt

Private Jet Charter to Sylt

Berlin Schoenefeld-Sylt from £4 000
Aircraft type: Beech King Air
Seats: 9
Flight time: 1 hr 20 mins

6. Islay, Scotland

The island of Islay in the Inner Hebrides, just off the coast of Scotland is famous for its whisky distilleries. The island is home to some of the most famous whisky distilleries including Ardbeg and Laphroaig. The island is accessible by ferry, but the main airport on the island is Islay. The most popular mainland airport for flights to Islay is Glasgow Airport.

Private Flights to Islay

Private aircraft Glasgow to Islay from £3 500
Aircraft type: Piper Navajo
Seats: 7
Flight time: 35 mins

7. The Maldives

The Maldives are one of the world's most popular destinations for honeymoons and holidays due to their remote location, white sand beaches and crystal clear seas. The main airport for the Maldives is Hulule Airport on the biggest island Malé. The nearest mainland private jet airports are Dubai or Mumbai.

Private Jet Charter to the Maldives

Private flight Dubai to Malé from $44 200
Aircraft type: Learjet 40/40XR
Seats: 6
Flight time: 4 hours 10 minutes

8. Martha's Vineyard

Just off the Massachusetts coast, Martha's Vineyard is a popular summer retreat. The nearest mainland airport is New Bedford, but many private jets from from New York Teterboro to Martha's Vineyard.

Private Jet Charter to Martha's Vineyard

Private jet Teterboro to Martha's Vineyard from $5 500
Aircraft type: Citation Jet
Seats: 6
Flight time:40 minutes

9. St Maarten

The Caribbean Island of St Maarten is an island gateway into the rest of the Caribbean, and a destination in its own right, offering white sand beaches and clear blue seas. The island's main international airport is Princess Juliana airport. The nearest mainland airport is Miami.

Private Jet Charter to St Maarten

Private flight Miami to St Maarten from $17 300
Aircraft type: Learjet 31
Seats: 7
Flight time: 2 hrs 50 mins

10. Barra

A worthy island winner in our Airport Approaches Poll, Barra is an island in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. The island's beach serves as Barra Airport, and landing and take-off are dependent on tide.

Private Flights to Barra.

Inverness Dalcross-Barra from £4 100
Aircraft type: BN2 Islander
Seats: 8
Flight time: 50 minutes

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