Over 900 Gulfstream GIV series aircraft wereproduced between 1985 and 2018, the last of which was the G450. It is one ofthe most successful business jet models ever produced. The first model GIV wasan improved version of the GIII and replaced it in 1987 with an improved rangeof over 345 miles, larger cabin and faster speed. Models in this series includethe GIV, GIVSP, G300, G350, G400 and G450. The Gulfstream is the most requestedlarge cabin jets for charter flights and due to the large number produced overthe past 35+ years and there is ample supply in the charter market.
In 2005, the Gulfstream G450 replaced the G400model with a 12 inch longer fuselage, upgraded engines, some aerodynamicimprovements which help it fly further and faster with a larger payload. TheG450 can fly with up to 14 passengers, over 4,900 miles non-stop at speeds ofup to 534 mph.
The Gulfstream G450, ended production in early 2018with over 360 delivered to customers since 2005. The G450 will be replaced by the new G500model but will continue to be supported and serviced by Gulfstream.
For a more complete comparison, check out PriJet’sperformance of the Gulfstream G450.
For a more complete cost comparison, check outPriJet’s operating cost for the Gulfstream G450.
NTSB Record Search
We found only one reported accident in the NTSBrecords where the nose landing gear collapsed while landing at Salzburg,Austria from Bangor Maine. The aircraft sustained substantial damage, howeverno one was injured and the final cause was not reported to the NTSB since theaccident occurred under the jurisdiction of the Austrian Civil Aviation SafetyInvestigation Authority.
To search NTSB records for the Gulfstream G450check out our safety records search by jet type (warning: this page will take acouple minutes to load.)
Gulfstream G450’s For Sale
At the time of writing this article, there are 40advertisements of Gulfstream G450’s for sale at: https://www.libertyjet.com/private_jets_for_sale/Gulfstream/G450which is a site that consolidates aircraft for sale listings. Prices range from$10.9 to $14.5 million.
Gulfstream G450 Charter
The Gulfstream G450 is one of the most popular LargeCabin jets available in the Charter market with nearly 74 currently availableWorldwide. Depending on your flight patterns, charter can be the leastexpensive option. To located one near you, click here: Gulfstream G450 Charter,or enter your trip itinerary here for a cost comparison between Charter,Fractional Ownership and Jet Cards.
Gulfstream G450 Jet Cards
There are many Jet Cards which allow you to fly ina Large Cabin jet, but only one from Sentry Jet: https://prijet.com/company/SentryJetoffers a GIV specific which would include not only the G450, but also the GIV,GIVSP and G400. If you require a G450 on every flight, then you might want toconsider purchasing a FlexJet fraction.
Gulfstream G450 Fractional Ownership
There is currently only one option to purchase afraction of a Gulfstream G450; FlexJet.