A summer of music festivals by private jet

Friday, May 31, 2019

Summertime is fast approaching, and the music festival season is nearly underway. With their vibrant outfits and funky accessories ready to go, festival attendees will be flying from city to city for weekends filled with music. Traveling together by private jet, music lovers enjoy being onboard their very own cabin. We have selected our favorite summer music festivals across the globe you can fly privately to this year.

Governor's Ball Music Festival

May 31- June 2 / Randall Island, New York

Taking place just after Memorial Day Weekend, Governor’s Ball is a three-day music festival on Randall’s Island, accessible from New York City.

Kicking off the summer with a multi-stage setup, Governor’s Ball is known for an impressive lineup of music’s biggest names (including Florence and the Machine, Major Lazer, Kasey Musgraves and more) and easily one of the most anticipated early summer music festivals.

Our team can arrange a private jet charter to the most convenient NYC airports along with personal ground transportation, as well as make arrangements to get to Randall’s Island by ferry or cable car.

Nearest airports/helipad: LaGuardia Airport (LGA), JFK International Airport (JFK), Downtown Manhattan Heliport, Teterboro Airport (TEB)
Flight time from Los Angeles: ~5 hours, 30 minutes
Recommended private jet/heliCitation X


CMA Music Festival

June 6 – June 9 / Nashville, Tennessee

The Country Music Association brings together some of the top country performers to Music City for a four-day music festival at the Nissan Stadium.

This year’s CMA Fest 2019 lineup includes Florida Georgia Line, Kane Brown, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and more who are sure to put on a memorable show.

We can arrange flights to Nashville by private jet charter at your request.

Nearest airports/helipad: John C. Tune Airport (JWN), Nashville International Airport (BNA)
Flight time from New York: ~1 hour 50 minutes
Recommended private jet/heli: Learjet 45


Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

June 13-16 / Manchester, Tennessee

Live from Great Stage Park in Manchester, TN, Bonnaroo 4-day music event that showcases music genres for all, including rock and roll, country, hip hop, jazz, grassroots, reggae, indie and much more.

Catch all of your favorite artists during their summer tours for a lineup of amazing performances.

Fly by private jet to closest airports to Great Stage Park, and we can arrange seamless ground transportation to Bonnaroo.

Nearest airports/helipad: Tullahoma Regional Airport (THA), Warren Country Memorial Aiprot (TNC), Nashville International Airport (BNA)
Flight time from New York: ~ 1 hour 50 minutes
Recommended private jet/heli: Phenom 300


Essence Festival

July 5-7  / New Orleans, Louisiana

The Essence Festival continues to grow and expand its very own horizons from music to film and art, continuing to shine a light on African-American Women in arts and society. Celebrating its 25th year, the Essence Festival returns with some of music’s biggest names at the Mercedez-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

Performing artists Mary J. Blige, Normani, MC Lyte, Timbaland, Pharell Williams, Nas and many more take the stage during 4th of July Weekend.

Our team can arrange a private jet to New Orleans for Essence Festival 2019.

Nearest airports/helipad: Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY), New Orleans Lakefront Airport (NEW)
Flight time from New York: ~ 3 hours
Recommended private jet/heli: Gulfstream 200



August 1-4, Chicago, Illinois

Lollapalooza is an annual 4-day music festival that is based in Chicago, Illinois. Performed there is a mixture of alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop and electronic music. Born out of the 90's Alternative Rock era, it was originally created in 1991 and ran till 1997, where it was eventually revived in 2003.

The line-up for 2019 includes artists like; Hozier, 21 Savage, Childish Gambino, Bring Me the Horizon, Twenty One Pilots, Lil Wayne and Ariana Grande.

Lollapalooza has developed into one of the best festivals in the world right now and it would be disappointing for any alternative rock fan to miss out. Secure your travel to Chicago via private jet to arrive in ample time to explore the rest of the city.

Nearest airports: Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), Chicago Pal-Waukee Airport (PWK)
Flight time from New York: ~2 hours
Recommended private jet: Cessna Citation Jet 2 (CJ2)


Woodstock 50

August 16-18, Watkins Glen, NY

Woodstock 50 is a music festival that will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Music & Art Fair, which was a landmark festival that was held on August 15th -17th, 1969 in Bethel, New York.

Some of the artists that are included in the line-up for Woodstock 50 include: Jay-Z, The Killers, Imagine Dragons, Miley Cyrus and Cage the Elephant.

The 50th-anniversary festival is in tribute to the original Woodstock Music & Arts Fair that attracted over half a million people to come to upstate New York for the 3-day festival of Peace Love & Music.

If you are planning to make history and attend the anniversary festival, Air Partner can organize your private jet travel to New York from any city.

Nearest airports: Elmira-Corning Regional Airport (ELM), Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH)
Flight time from Los Angeles: ~ 5 hours, 30 minutes
Recommended private jet: Challenger 350


19th-21st July & 26th-28th July - Boom, Belgium

Tomorrowland is an electronic dance music festival that is held in the town of Boom in Belgium. It was first held in 2005 and has become one of the world's largest and most notable music festivals.

This year at Tomorrowland, you will experience music sets from artists such as; Martin Garrix, Bebe Rexha, Steve Aoki, The Chainsmokers and Tiësto.

Tomorrowland is undoubtedly one of the most famous music festivals - why not fly there by private jet?

Nearest airport: Antwerp
Flight time from London: 55 mins
Recommended private jet: Cessna Citation Jet 2


Sziget Festival

7th-13th August - Budapest, Hungary

The Sziget Festival is one of the largest music and culture festivals in Europe. It is held in Northern Budapest, Hungary every August and lasts for seven days.

In 2011, the Sziget Festival was ranked one of the five best festivals in Europe by The Independent and is a two-time winner at the European Festival Awards in the category Best Major European Festival, in 2011 and 2014.

Artists in the line-up for the Sziget Festival include; Florence + The Machine, Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters, Post Malone, Macklemore and The 1975.

Travelling to Budapest can be done simply and hassle-free by private jet for the Sziget Festival.

Nearest airport: Budapest Ferenc Liszt Int.
Flight time from London: 2 hours 20 mins
Recommended private jet: Embraer Phenom 300



22nd-25th August, Daresbury, UK

Creamfields is a major dance music festival that takes place on the August Bank Holiday weekend in the UK.

Initially it began as a 1-day event with 25,000 attending, however, it is now a 4-day event with camping options and attracts 70,000 attendees each day.

Creamfields is one of the largest electronic music festivals in the world in terms of attendance, number and size of stages, and size and depth of line-up.

There are always regular headline performances from mainstream artists and underground DJ's. This year, the line-up includes; Afrojack, Calvin Harris, Carl Cox, Deadmau5, Fatboy Slim and MK.

To travel to Cheshire, we can offer flights to Creamfields by Private Jet or Helicopter.

Nearest airport: Liverpool
Flight time from London: 45 mins
Recommended private jet: Cessna Mustang


Why fly with Air Partner?

We provide a tailored solution for your private air travel. We will work with you to find a travel solution to fit your needs when traveling to one or multiple music festivals this summer. Our operations team are available 24/7 to ensure that your private charter runs smoothly and successfully.

With access to over 7000+ aircraft, we can ensure a reliable and resourceful service, so that whatever your requirements, you can have the confidence that your charter needs will be met and delivered with the highest quality.

Air Partner can offer tailored travel plans to fit around the music festivals you would like to attend. Contact us for quote.


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