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Old Sep 20, 09, 9:55 am
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Originally Posted by ClueByFour View Post
Don't they need at least 2 332s to run to TLV? At all times?

There was a time when PIT-LAX and CLT-LAX were run with 767s. I'm too lazy to look up the wingspan differences with a 332, nor do I recall if US has given up gates at LAX since then.
Indeed, PHL-LAX was served with the 767 until around 2004. The wingspan is 156 feet/1 inch. Both the A332 and A333 are 197 feet/10 inches. If I recall, one limitation of the gate area at T1 was that the 767 was as big as they could cram in there. But I also recall reading something here not long ago that even now there isn't room for a 767 without displacing WN for the time it sits there.
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