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Get closer to the Alps with a private jet

Are you looking at the quickest way to travel to your Alps ski resort this winter? We're here to guide and advise on the best ways to use private jets and helicopters to arrive as close to the slopes as possible.

Which Alps airport is best?

Due to the vast number of ski resorts compared with the number of airports in the region, it's important to consider the journey time to and from the closest available airport and your final destination. Compare journey times to your resort flying by private jet and scheduled airline services.

We have compiled an airport guide and map below to help you plan your flights and make the most of your resort time.

Equinox Charter guide to the Alps

Alps resort airport guide

Klosters - An attractive village with great scenery and wonderful activities, Klosters shares with its neighbour Davos, 300 kilometres of slopes for great skiing and unbeatable panoramas. The nearest airport is Zurich, approximately 1hr 50m by road or alternatively via helicopter straight to the slopes in just 20 minutes.

Zermatt - At an altitude of around 3,883 metres between Zermatt and Breuil-Cervinia lies the highest ski area in Switzerland: the Matterhorn Ski Paradise. 360 kilometres of blue, red, black and yellow runs promise fantastic skiing. The nearest airport is Sion, approximately 1hr 15m by road, the recommended option for this resort.

Verbier - Verbier and the Four Valleys is the biggest ski area in Switzerland, with 410km of linked pistes. The ski terrain starts at 1,250m and tops out at 3,330m at the summit of Mont Fort. The nearest airport is Sion, approximately 45m by road, the recommended option for this resort.

Chamonix - The resort is known the world over for its steep, challenging runs, off-piste powder, and dramatic mountain scenery. Its legendary 20-kilometre (12-mile) Valley Blanche is a high off-piste run, the longest in Europe. The nearest airport is Geneva, approximately 1hr by road, the recommended option for this resort.

Meribel - Méribel occupies a special place among the seven ski resorts that make up Les 3 Vallées. Situated in the centre of the ski area, with its 600km of pistes and breath-taking views of the most beautiful peaks in the Alps, it is an exceptional base for exploring on skis. The nearest airport is Chambery, approximately 1hr 20m by road. A helicopter charter can also be provided from Chambery, getting you to the resort in just 20 minutes.

Davos - Proclaimed as Europe's highest town at 1,560 metres, Davos is also the birthplace of Alpine downhill skiing, with plenty of very snow-sure slopes to enjoy and mountain restaurants to refuel at. The nearest airport is Samedan, approximately 1hr 15m by road.

Lech Zürs am Arlberg - The Arlberg features more than 300 kilometres of downhill slopes, making it the largest connected ski area in Austria and the fifth largest in the world! The nearest airport with most flexibility is Innsbruck, approximately 1hr 15m by road.

Due to the geographic nature of the region, all aviation activity is weather dependent on favourable conditions for travel. Airports can become restricted with snow or low visibility, sometimes at short notice. Our Operations Team will keep you fully updated with conditions en-route and for arrival and will advise of any changes or delays for you ahead of time.

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