Charlotte is the second largest financial center by assets in the United States, followed only by New York City. Bank of America and the East Coast operations of Wells Fargo are headquartered in Charlotte along with eight other Fortune 500 companies. Charlotte, the largest city in North Carolina, was originally named for Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg and is commonly referred to as the “Queen City.”
Private Aircraft Accessibility to Airports in Charlotte
There are 21 individual airports within a 50 mile radius of Charlotte making charter jet flights uniquely convenient. The Charlotte/Douglas International Airport (CLT) is located within the city and five additional airports are less than 20 miles from the city.
Private Planes Available in Charlotte
Our ever-growing fleet of charter aircraft currently includes a variety of luxurious and well-appointed private jets, including Bombardier, Challenger, Citation, Dassault and Gulfstream.
Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc. has a diverse selection of private charter jets that can accommodate anything from short flights with limited passengers to long range jets and up to 18 passengers.
Popular Tourist Attractions in Charlotte, NC
Home to multiple offices of NASCAR , Charlotte major hub of the U.S. motorsports industry with approximately 75% of NASCAR employees and drivers based in or around Charlotte. The Charlotte Motor Speedway, NHRA Dragstrip, zMax Dragway, Metrolina Speedway and the NASCAR Hall of Fame are major attractions for racing enthusiasts.
Other points of interest include the Carowinds amusement park, U. S. National Whitewater Center, Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens and the Billy Graham Library.
Charlotte’s professional sport franchises include the NFL’s Carolina Panthers, the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats and the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers.
Home to the Johnson and Wales Culinary Institute, Charlotte is one of the best culinary cities in the New South with an array of diverse dining options.
Charlotte offers endless conference and meeting space capabilities. The 90,000-square-foot Charlotte Convention Center is conveniently connected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame via walkway. The Hilton Charlotte Center City includes a 280,000-square-foot exhibition hall, a 40,000-square-foot ballroom and 90,000 square feet of additional meeting space. Just minutes from the Charlotte’s Douglas International Airport, the 10,000-square-foot Harris Conference Center (HCC) features fourteen meeting rooms equipped with video conferencing capabilities.
Air charter transportation services are provided by Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc., a U.S. FAR Part 135 on-demand air carrier, or by other U.S. FAR Part 135 certificated on-demand air carriers arranged by Pentastar Aviation, LLC.