14 Celebrities Who Ride In Their Own Private Jets (Who Needs Fancy Cars Anymore?)

October 18, 2012  |  

 

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There’s nothing worse than having to sit in traffic from day to day but, if you’re a celebrity, not only do you have the money to enjoy the luxury of a highly expensive car, you also have enough cash to buy an airplane or a helicopter. Here are 14 celebrities who have taken to the skies and are proud owners of an aircraft.

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Oprah

Oprah owns a Bombardier Global Express private jet that she has often expressed as being one of the best things that she owns.

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Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise became a real maverick in 1994 with his role in the movie Top Gun. He earned his private pilot’s license the same year and has purchased various planes, including a P-51 Mustang.

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Kim Kardashian & Kanye West

Though it isn’t clear who owns the helicopter, Kim and Kanye have been spotted hopping into a personal helicopter.

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Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood is a licensed pilot, having been certified for more than 30 years. He claims that his favorite hobby nowadays is flying helicopters.

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Donald Trump

With the amount of money flowing into his bank account, it’s no real shock that Donald owns a helicopter as well as a Boeing 727-23.

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Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie purchased an SR22 plane and is said to fly it barefoot.

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Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy sees Margaritaville from above in his Dassault Falcon 900ex jet that he has been flying for years. He also owns a Grumman HU-16 Albatross.

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Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman has often said how he used to dream of being a fighter pilot when he was younger; crazily enough he didn’t become a true pilot until he turned 65. He owns two personal planes.

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Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford not only owns a helicopter, he’s saved people while flying one. In 2000 he rescued a sick hiker in Idaho while flying his private helicopter. Harrison also owns a Cessna 525B CJ3 Citation Jet.

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Seal

Seal’s proposal to Heidi Klum started off high in the air with a trip to the Canadian Rockies in his private helicopter.

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John Travolta

John Travolta is definitely a pilot at heart. He has five planes total and his home is fitted with a 1.4-mile landing strip as well as a carport to house his smaller aircraft.

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Kobe Bryant

It’s been reported that Kobe Bryant chooses to avoid LA traffic by flying in his helicopter after every home game.

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Jay-Z

Jay-Z has taken adorable Blue Ivy on helicopter rides with him.

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  • CC-Seattle

    You forgot actors Clint Eastwood and Jeffrey Donovan, who fly their own planes