A wholesome and prosperous city, Stamford is a place that makes its rather smug denizens and business corporations very proud to call home. Frequently deemed by the FBI as one of the safest cities in the U.S., and with excellent high school graduation rates, Stamford offers an array of cultural sights, excellent restaurants, and natural attractions to satisfy and invigorate its discerning population. The Palace Theatre is home to world-renowned performers, major off-Broadway musicals, the Stamford Symphony Orchestra, and the Connecticut Grand Opera. The Connecticut Ballet is the state’s professional ballet company and the Avon Theatre is an ‘art cinema’ featuring the best in independent and art nouveau film. The Bartlett Arboretum features 91 acres of award-winning champion trees, wildflower meadows, red maple wetlands, boardwalks, and woodland walking trails. Stamford is home to four Fortune 500 Companies, nine Fortune 1000 Companies, Stamford boasts the largest financial district in the New York Metro area, outside New York City itself, and one of the largest concentrations of corporations in the nation. Among the larger companies with headquarters in Stamford are WWE, Tasty Bite, Pitney Bowes, Gen Re, Frontier Communications, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Crane Co. and Charter Communications. UBS also has its North American headquarters here and its trading floor holds the Guinness World Record as the largest column-less trading floor in the world. The Royal Bank of Scotland moved its North American operations into Stamford in 2009, including its RBS Greenwich Capital subsidiary.
Airports within a 50-mile radius of Stamford:
- Westchester County Airport (HPN)
- Teterboro Airport (TEB)
- Waterbury-Oxford Airport (OXC)
Popular aircraft charters* in the Stamford area include:
- Citation Excel (super light)
- Learjet 45 XR (super light)
- Citation CJ3 (light)
- Learjet 31ER 400A (light)
- Learjet 60 XR (midsize)
- Citation III (midsize)
- Gulfstream G200 (super midsize)
- Citation Sovereign (super midsize)
*This is just a sample. Zephyr provides access to aircraft at every end of the spectrum, from luxurious VIP airliners, to ultra long range business jet, helicopters, and economical turboprops.