1337Delta764 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 5819 posts, RR: 2 Posted (6 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 8749 times:
Does anyone know which airport has the most 777 movements? I know ATL has the most 717 and 767 movements, NRT has the most 747 movements, and I think I have heard that MIA has the most 757 movements. However, I don't remember hearing anything about the most 777 movements. Does anyone know which airport is it?
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RoseFlyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 8785 posts, RR: 52 Reply 2, posted (6 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 8683 times:
While LHR and DXB are obviously high, I would think that SIN is probably the highest in movements. Not only does SQ have a very large 777 fleet, but they operate many of them on short routes with high frequency. This results in many movements. While LHR has a lot of 777s, most only visit the airport once in the day.
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I have no idea how LHR compares with other airports for 777 movements. However on a typical weekday this summer there might have been around 144 777 movements at LHR (although this figure will vary on each day of the week). These movements are approximately made up as follows:
AI 4, AA 32, BA 64, BR 2, EK 8, JL 4, KQ 2, KU 4, MS 2, SV 4 and UA 18.
The BA figure might be lower than you might expect but remember that some of their 772s operate from LGW.
CRJ900 From Norway, joined Jun 2004, 2081 posts, RR: 1 Reply 5, posted (6 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 8481 times:
I'm betting on SIN too, with SQ being the world's largest 777-operator IIRC and many of them flying many short flights in a day. I'm also assuming that many Asian operators send 777s to SIN too due to high loads (CX, JL, KE)...
Bond007 From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 5098 posts, RR: 8 Reply 19, posted (6 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 7667 times:
Quoting 1337Delta764 (Thread starter): Does anyone know which airport has the most 777 movements? I know ATL has the most 717 and 767 movements, NRT has the most 747 movements, and I think I have heard that MIA has the most 757 movements. However, I don't remember hearing anything about the most 777 movements. Does anyone know which airport is it?
You'll find ATL is tops for 717, 757 and 767 in the USA anyway. MIA is probably 2nd for 757s, close with ORD.
In the USA...ORD would be top for 777s.
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Jacobin777 From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 14968 posts, RR: 61 Reply 21, posted (6 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 7623 times:
Quoting Ordryan28 (Reply 18): me too. I figured they would be up there with UA, AA, BA, KE, AF (sometimes, I've seen it there), LY (sometimes also), PK, and now ANA will being 777 service to ORD...not too bad.
LPLAspotter From Portugal, joined Jan 2005, 682 posts, RR: 1 Reply 24, posted (6 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 5778 times:
I was at Hatton Cross tube station waiting for a ticket and I counted 4 777s in less than 6 minutes, so I automatically thought LHR would be the 777 capital of the world. However, those people stating SIN make a good point and I tend to side with them now. However, if you want the variety of companies that fly 777 then I'd go with LHR but if you ignore this then I'd go with SIN.
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25 SeeTheWorld: For the 767, good guess mate ... ATL is second, but it's not even close. Those Japanese sure get around. Again, this if for September (departures onl
26 SeeTheWorld: And, as far as 717 go, it's primarily the U.S. (16 of the top 20). ATL blows everyone away, with the obvious, HNL and MKE #2 and #3, respectively. Gla
27 Jfk777: 777 rules in Japan, I forgot about that all important market.
28 Fly_yhm: So true. I had a short stay in NRT and did some spotting for bout 5 hours and almost every airline that flys into NRT flew in a 777. I couldn't belei
29 Bond007: Right...I did mention in the USA. Jimbo
30 Aaron747: Did you read the other comments at all? SIN is still below HND. Just because HND has daily 777 service to several cities most people have never heard