Olbia by private jet
Olbia, in the north east of the island of Sardinia, is a popular private jet charter destination during the summer months, favoured by travellers from within Europe and further afield.
Olbia is the gateway to the famous Costa Smerelda (Emerald Coast), renowned for its natural beauty, and its amenities for the luxury traveller. It is also a popular connecting point with those transferring to a yacht charter.
Private jet airports in Olbia & Sardinia
Sardinia has three international airports which are used for private jet flights:
- Olbia (OLB)
- Alghero (AHO)
- Cagliari (CAG)
Olbia Costa Smerelda Airport is just 6km southeast of the centre of Olbia, with a VIP terminal dedicated to private jet travel, that is open 24 hours a day. The airport is also just a 40 minute drive to the glamorous resort of Porto Cervo, with its Yacht Club a regular mooring point for some of the top superyachts in the world.
How to fly by private jet to Olbia
Private jets of all types and sizes fly into Olbia in the summer months - it is a popular destination with clients travelling from all over Europe, including the UK, France, Switzerland, Germany and Russia.
Light or midsize jets are popular for shorter European hops, with large cabin jets flying larger groups and those looking to travel in extra space and comfort - in addition to offering greater range for longer journeys.
Private jet travel to Olbia
There are thousands of private jet flights in and out of Olbia every year, but this is overwhelmingly a summer hotspot, with three quarters taking place between June and September.
Travellers are drawn to the area's beautiful beaches, sailing opportunities, luxury properties and restaurants, and golf courses.Olbia is also home to some annual seasonal events. Each September the Sardinia Cup sailing regatta is held off the coast; polo matches are held between April and October near Arzachena; and there is a film festival in Tavolara and a vintage car rally.