Turboprops are very popular on the private jet charter market. They are most commonly used for routes less than 3 hours into short runways. Turboprops can be a very cost-effective option when looking into chartering a plane. Jets compared to turboprops are much faster and have a wide variety of uses. Very-light jets and light jets are commonly used for shorter routes when Super-mid Jets and Heavy Jets are commonly used for routes of 3 hours or more, or when comfort and space is an absolute necessity.