Rounding out our top 10 series of the best airports for executive jet charter is New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport. The oldest airport in the New York City area, Teterboro has a rich history. It started as a base of operations for Fokker in 1919, . In 1926 Colonial Air Transport at Teterboro was the first private company to deliver mail by air. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey purchased the airport in 1949 and leased it to Pan Am World Airways in 1970 for a term for 30 years. In 2000, the Port Authority resumed full responsibility of operations and since 1970 has invested $174 million to upgrade the airport’s facilities and open new areas of service to the aviation community. Teterboro is now a relief airport for the New York City area, and serves general aviation including private jets.
Teterboro Airport has nineteen hangars and two large office buildings, in addition to an operations building, maintenance facility and two fuel farms. Approximately 200,000 flights begin or end at Teterboro every year, many of which are operated by executive jet charters. In its 90 year history, Teterboro Airport has been an important port for all types of passengers to travel into and out of New York City and New Jersey. Efficient design, low fees, and convenient location across the George Washington Bridge make Teterboro Airport the best airport for executive jet travel.