NWA Man From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 1828 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 889 times:
OK, to set the record straight:
NW operates from Terminal 2 at LAX. Terminal 3 is just used for overflow operations, or in other words when all the gates at Terminal 2 are full (2 is also used by QF, NZ, Hawaiian, etc.)
NW flies LAX-NRT nonstop...in fact it's flight NW1. NW2 is the return flight, routed BKK-NRT-LAX-LAS. LAX-NRT is a 747-200, but the continuation of that flight (NRT-BKK) is a 747-400. LAX-KIX is also a 747-200. DC-10-30s and -40s are used on NW's two daily LAX-HNL runs.
If you're curious, NW operates these routes from LAX:
Hope this helps...if I'm incorrect, forgive me, I've been up since 4am EST today, early BOS-MSP run.
The777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6402 posts, RR: 55
Reply 5, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 857 times:
Both NRT and KIX flights from LAX are operated by 742s and have been for the last five years. NW briefly had a 744 on LAX-KIX-MNL aroumd Christmas '95 and before that, NW ended 744s at LAX around mid-92. The777Man
Need a Boeing 777 Firing Order....Further to fly...T5, CI, MU, LX and LH 777s
A330_DTW From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 371 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 828 times:
Actually, NW flies the DC10 on the SEA/KIX route and SEA/AMS, so yes, a DC10 can fly quite far. In fact, NW flew a DC10 nonstop from LAX to HKG (empty, of course!) when the aircraft was first introduced into the fleet.