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Today, I believe I had the shortest flight in the history of AK; perhaps the world

Today, I believe I had the shortest flight in the history of AK; perhaps the world

Old Aug 1, 17, 9:57 pm
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Wink Today, I believe I had the shortest flight in the history of AK; perhaps the world

I took off from NNK in a King Air Piper Saratoga and landed at WSN approximately 45 seconds later. The return was a grueling 90 second haul, due to having to make a couple turns. I know this isn't AS related, but thought it might be of some interest.
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Old Aug 1, 17, 10:31 pm
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AS related - many moons ago from SFO to OAK. Remember it was an MD80.
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Old Aug 1, 17, 10:38 pm
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Originally Posted by Valveman View Post
AS related - many moons ago from SFO to OAK. Remember it was an MD80.
I did that too...only opposite direction from OAK-SFO when we needed fuel in OAK due to fog issues (I think) at SFO.
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WRG-PSG on the milk run. Pretty sure it's the shortest scheduled jet flight in the world.
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Someone's going to school:
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Originally Posted by beckoa View Post
Someone's going to school:
Lol! I read an article about the children who live in South Naknek and fly to school daily!
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Originally Posted by Chugach View Post
WRG-PSG on the milk run. Pretty sure it's the shortest scheduled jet flight in the world.
FIH-BZV was once the shortest scheduled 787 flight looks like now its 737. Its 17 mi on great circle map.

http://blog.wandr.me/2015/08/shortes...-in-the-world/
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I once saw an AA flight between JFK and LGA on the departure board; I'm sure it was a positioning flight w/o pax due to some SNAFU or other, but it was amusing.
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We flew from BUR to ONT on a hot day because AS could not carry enough fuel to legally take off from BUR and get to PDX.
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A year ago, I flew from PAE to SEA after a weather/fuel divert for thunderstorms on AS 15 from Boston. 12 minutes. NO EQMs though.
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Originally Posted by AKLifetimeFlyer View Post
I took off from NNK in a King Air Piper Saratoga and landed at WSN approximately 45 seconds later. The return was a grueling 90 second haul, due to having to make a couple turns. I know this isn't AS related, but thought it might be of some interest.
That was what, nearly 4x the duration of Orville's first flight?
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