Olbia by private jet
Olbia, in the north east of the island of Sardinia, is a popular private jet charter destination in Europe during the summer, favoured by luxury and corporate travellers from Europe and further afield.
Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport is one of the main airports on the island, and the gateway to the famous Emerald Coast, renowned for its natural beauty and luxury tourism. It is also popular with those transferring to a yacht charter.
Private jet airports in Olbia & Sardinia
Sardinia has three international airports which cater for private jet flights:
- Olbia (OLB)
- Alghero (AHO)
- Cagliari (CAG)
Olbia airport, just 6km southeast of the centre of Olbia, has a VIP terminal which is dedicated to private jet travel and is open 24 hours a day. Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport is also just a 40 minute drive to the glamorous Porto Cervo, with its Yacht Club a regular mooring point for some of the biggest and luxurious superyachts in the world.
How much does it cost to fly by private jet to Olbia?
Private jets of all types and sizes arrive in Olbia in the summer months. Light jets are popular for short European hops for 2-4 people. But large long range jets are popular for larger groups and those looking to arrive in VIP style, as well as for their range on longer journeys. With many private jets flying in and out of Olbia during the peak summer period, last minute private jets to and from Olbia are readily available. Prices shown below are estimates for whole aircraft charter prices.
London - Olbia by private jet
London - Olbia
Aircraft: Legacy 600
Charter price: €26,500 (one-way)
Nice Cote d'Azur - Olbia by private jet
Nice - Olbia
Aircraft: Nextant 400XTi
Charter price: €6,500 (one-way)
How many private jets fly to Olbia?
There are around 8,000 private jet flights in and out of Olbia every year, but this is overwhelmingly a summer hotspot, with three quarters taking place during the peak months of June, July and August.
The busiest month is August, with around 90 private jet flights taking place every day to and from Olbia. By contrast, December sees around 20 flights for in the whole month.
Who flies by private jet to Olbia?
The most popular city destination routing to Olbia by private jet in the summer is from Nice, followed by Moscow, then Rome Ciampino, Geneva, Milan Linate, Zurich, Ibiza and Cannes.
By overall flight volumes, the most popular departure countries (after domestic flights within Italy) are France, Russia and Switzerland.
Source: PrivateFly and WingXAdvance.com. All prices are estimates and subject to aircraft availability at the time of booking.