Kalitta Charters

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Kalitta Charters
IATA ICAO Callsign
Hubs Willow Run AirportYpsilanti, Michigan KYIP
Secondary hubs Oscoda Wursmith AFB Oscoda, Michigan KOSC
Alliance Kalitta Aviation
Fleet size 35+
Destinations ADHOC Charter Flights
Headquarters Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA
Key people Doug Kalitta, President
Website http://www.kalittacharters.com/

Kalitta Charters is an American charter airline based in Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA. Its main base is Willow Run Airport.[1] The company is owned and run by Doug Kalitta. Kalitta Charters is now the sole company that has a contract with the US government to fly the remains of soldiers to their final resting places. Kalitta Charters offers Executive Charter, Air Ambulance & Air Cargo services as well as a FAR Part 145 aircraft repair station at their operating facility in Ypsilanti, Michigan.


A Kalitta Charters II 727-200, parked at LEX airport in Lexington, KY

The Kalitta Charters II fleet comprises the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[2]

Kalitta Charters II Fleet (FAR Part 121 Operation)
Aircraft In
Boeing 727-200F 8 N720CK, N722CK, N724CK, N726CK, N727CK, N728CK, N729CK all active for Kalitta Charters II part 121ops/ N725CK on Contract lease to Tex Sutton Aviation
Boeing 737-400F 2 N730CK, N731CK both on Contract Lease to DHL
Douglas DC-9-10F 2 N915CK, N917CK Both active for Kalitta Charters II part 121 ops
Douglas DC-9-30F 1 N916CK active for Kalitta Charters II part 121 ops
Total 14

As of November 2016 the Kalitta Charters FAR Part 135 fleet includes:

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  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 99. 
  2. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part Two)". Airliner World (November 2016): 39.