Charter a Private Jet at Vienna Airport
Situated approximately 16 kilometres from the city centre, Vienna Airport (VIE) private jet passengers enjoy VIP treatment, with a diverse list of services on offer to accommodate guests’ wishes. From there, various European cities can be reached in the quickest possible time without the need for any stopovers. Book your stress-free charter flight to or from Vienna with JetApp and arrive rested in the "City of Dreams." Vienna International Airport stands ready to offer its private leisure and business passengers the very best service.
History of Vienna Airport (VIE)
Initially used as a military airfield in the town of Schwechat, southeast of the Austrian capital, Vienna Airport was built in 1938. In 1945, occupying British troops took over the facility, using the airport together with the French for several years before handing it over to the Austrian Handling Unit – later the Vienna Airport Authority – in 1953. Extensive reconstruction work was undertaken to convert the former military airfield into a civil airport. Upon completion of the work in 1977, flight operation at Aspern Airport was discontinued and Vienna Schwechat took over the former’s role as Austria’s most important flight hub.
In the following years, VIE Airport continued to expand, with additions including several hall extensions, additional car parks, ramps, the airport train station, and four terminals. Between 2004 and 2005, a new, separate VIP terminal was built, offering discrete and exclusive service to VIPs and visiting dignitaries, many of whom travel by private jet to Vienna. In 2016, Vienna Airport set a new record with 23.4 million arriving or departing passengers.
Vienna Airport Location
- Vienna city centre: approx. 16 kilometres by car
- Prater: approx. 18 kilometres by car
- Central cemetery: approx. 10 kilometres by car
- Danube Tower: approx. 23 kilometres by car
- Schönbrunn Palace: approx. 25 kilometres by car
Private Jet Charter from Vienna Airport
With its close proximity to the centre of the Austrian capital city, a charter flight from Vienna Airport is the ideal way to travel, whether for leisure or business. The VIP terminal sets the ideal tone for onward travel, with services including a separate check-in, meeting rooms, a VIP salon, as well as exclusive limousine transport directly to the runway. With a private jet, travel to numerous European cities and resorts is unencumbered by waiting or queues. In no time, you can reach a variety of attractive European destinations:
- Vienna ✈ Klagenfurt (LOWK / KLU): approx. 45 minutes
- Vienna ✈ Salzburg (LOWS / SZG): approx. 50 minutes
- Vienna ✈ Moscow Vnukovo (UUWW / VKO): approx. 2 hours 40 minutes
- Vienna ✈ Innsbruck (LOWI / INN): approx. 1 hour
- Vienna ✈ Nice (LFMN / NCE): approx. 1 hour 30 minutes
Only 45 minutes by private jet from Vienna, Klagenfurt (KLU) and the elegant villas overlooking the turquoise blue waters of Lake Wörther offer a break from the city without the need to travel long distances. Also less than an hour away, the breath-taking surroundings of Salzburg (SZG) set the perfect backdrop for one of the world’s most prestigious cultural events, the Salzburg Festival. In 2 hours and 40 minutes, one can be transferring from private jet to helicopter at Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) and be shopping at GUM or attending a première at the Bolshoi shortly thereafter. For outdoor enthusiasts, at only an hour away, Innsbruck (INN) is the perfect destination for winter sports or hiking trails. If the Côte d’Azur is more your scene, a flight by private jet from Vienna to Nice (NCE) takes an hour and a half. From there, the nearby principality of Monaco is reached within minutes by helicopter transfer.
The VIP terminal at Vienna Airport offers private jet passengers the highest level of comfort and service. Its many exclusive amenities and services include:
- Separate check-in and clearance
- VIP treatment of passengers and any accompanying guests
- Escort through immigration and security
- VIP salon and meeting rooms
- VIP transfer to and from the runway
- Executive car or helicopter transfers
- Aircraft servicing
Over 23 million passengers travel through Vienna Airport annually, with over 226,000 aircraft movements. As there are no restrictions against night flying, charter flights from Vienna can be organised around the clock and – due to the availability of both Visual Flight Rules (VFR) and Instrumental Flight Rules (IFR) – landing and take-off can proceed in bad weather. The terminal accommodates all types and weight classes of aircraft. The two runways are 179 metres (587 ft) above sea level and have the following specifications:
|Runway||Length and width||Surface|
|11/29||3,500 m x 45 m||Bitumen|
|16/34||3,600 m x 45 m||Bitumen|
Passenger transfer at Vienna Airport
Individual transport options to and from the city are offered as part of the service available to passengers at VIE Airport’s private jet terminal. These include executive car hire with or without chauffeur, as well as limousine or helicopter transfers. There are also taxis available 24 hours a day.
Fly by Private Jet to Vienna and Discover Austria’s Capital
A flight to Vienna by private charter jet offers the opportunity to experience and enjoy the Austrian capital at its best. Vienna’s renowned hotels, such as the Hotel Sacher or the Hotel Sans Souci, are accustomed to exceeding the expectations of a discerning clientele, as indeed are the many fine dining establishments and flagship boutiques in the "City of Dreams." Alongside London’s ultra-exclusive Mount Street and Paris’s Champs-Élysées, Vienna’s Golden Quarter in the old town is the place to go for those in search of investment pieces for their wardrobes or homes.
Charter flight passengers looking for an unforgettable visit to Vienna should consider a city tour by helicopter or an elegant evening in the red-lacquered dining room of Casino Restaurant. Of course, no trip to Vienna is complete without a stroll through the Prater park, including a ride on its famous Ferris wheel for spectacular views over the city at night. Vienna is a paradise for culture lovers, from the traditions of the Musikverein to MUMOK, the largest modern art museum in central Europe. Autumn sees important festivals swing into action, including Wien Modern and the film festival Viennale.
Private jets to Vienna can be easily booked online through JetApp. We take pride in fulfilling your wishes through tailor-made service, VIP treatment at Vienna Airport, and assuring your comfort throughout your journey.
- Airport code: LOWW / VIE
- Surface area: 1,000 ha
- Altitude: 179 m (587 ft) above MSL
- Passengers per year: 23,352,016 (2016)
- Aircraft movements per year: 226,395 (2016)
- Aircraft types: all common aircraft and weight classes
- Runway operating hours: 24/7
- Runways: 2 (3,500 m; 3,600 m)
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