Price and Operating Costs
A new Gulfstream G200 has a list price of $6,000,000. Based on 400 flight hours per year the Gulfstream G200’s total annual variable costs are $1,502,462 and total fixed costs are $956,971 for an annual budget of $2,459,433. Which gives the Gulfstream G200 an hourly cost of $6,149 per hour.
Specifications and Performance
The Gulfstream G200 has a 2 person crew and can carry up to 8 passengers. The Gulfstream G200 has a seats full range of 3,130 nm and a maximum cruise speed of 470 kts. The Gulfstream G200 has a normal cruise speed of 459 kts and a long-range cruise of 430 kts. The Gulfstream G200 has a ferry range of 3,530 nm. The Gulfstream G200 has a rate of climb of 3,700 ft/min and a max certified altitude of 45,000 ft. The Gulfstream G200 has a Balanced Field Length (takeoff) of 6991 ft with the following landing field lengths: FAR-91 of 2,611 ft, FAR-135 of 3,264 ft, and FAR-121 of 4,352 ft. The Gulfstream G200 has a cabin width of 7.2 ft, cabin height of 6.25 ft, and a cabin length of 24.5 ft. The Gulfstream G200’s wingspan is 58.1 ft and the fuselage is 62.2 ft.
Design work on the Galaxy (initially called the Astra Galaxy) began in the early 1990s by Israeli Aircraft Industries (IAI) and was IAI’s entry into the super-mid-sized business jet market. General Dynamics acquired Galaxy Aerospace in 2001 and renamed the jet the Gulfstream 200. Its cabin can comfortably seat eight passengers and comes with a galley and aft lavatory. By using a step-down aisle the cabin has 6 feet 3 inches of headroom.
The Gulfstream 200 is powered by Pratt and Whitney PW306A engines. The Gulfstream 200 also feature an electronic flight instrument system Collins Pro Line 4 cockpit with non-stop trans-Atlantic and one-stop trans-Pacific range.
The Gulfstream 200 first flew in 1997 and received its certification in 1998.