Yes, private planes can land on dirt. The most common planes used for jet charters to dirt runways are turboprops. Popular turboprops include the King Air 350and the Pilatus PC-12. The only charter jet that is certified to land on unapproved runways is the new Pilatus PC-24. In the bush, in Alaska, the most common planes to charter are the Cessna Grand Caravan and the Kodiak Quest. Being versatile with rugged landing gear makes these aircraft ideal for charter into unapproved runways.