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First Spirit Air Flight From FLL-CRW On Its Way  
User currently offlineMainRunway From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 174 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 3287 times:

very exciting news for the folks at CRW. Now they have service to two Florida destinations. MCO with AirTran and now FLL.

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User currently offlinenkops From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 2660 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3113 times:

anybody know how the loads were??


I have no association with Spirit Airlines
User currently offlineMainRunway From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 174 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3093 times:

Here are five photos showing the arrival and departure of today's inaugural flights between CRW and FLL on Spirit Airlines.

http://www.facebook.com/FlyCRW?ref=m...3868090.281864.85843703089&theater


User currently offlinekcrwflyer From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3795 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2965 times:

Quoting nkops (Reply 1):

anybody know how the loads were??

All reports are the flight was oversold.


User currently offlineMainRunway From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 174 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2871 times:

Hey kcrwflyer.......I heard the runway extension on the 23 end of the runway opened today. Is that true? 500 ft right?

User currently offlinekcrwflyer From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3795 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 2528 times:

Quoting MainRunway (Reply 4):

I'm pretty sure it did.


User currently offlineJohn From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 1374 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 2427 times:

According to airnav.com, that runway is still showing 6300 feet. Are you talking about a 500 foot overrun area?

User currently offlinekcrwflyer From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3795 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 2371 times:

Quoting John (Reply 6):
According to airnav.com, that runway is still showing 6300 feet. Are you talking about a 500 foot overrun area?

It only opened yesterday.. don't think any documentation is going to show that just yet.


User currently offlineMainRunway From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 174 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2258 times:

it's not an overrun, it's an actual extension of 500 ft. But, it's a little strange the way they're doing it. For takeoff on 23 the runway is now 6800 ft. But for all other uses, it's still 6300 ft. Meaning take off and landing on 5 or landing on 23 it's still 6300 ft. That's what they told me when I asked. So that means the new extension when landing on 23 is a displaced threshold. For landing on 5, it is being considered an over run I guess.

User currently offlinekcrwflyer From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3795 posts, RR: 7
Reply 9, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2233 times:

Quoting MainRunway (Reply 8):

it's not an overrun, it's an actual extension of 500 ft. But, it's a little strange the way they're doing it. For takeoff on 23 the runway is now 6800 ft. But for all other uses, it's still 6300 ft. Meaning take off and landing on 5 or landing on 23 it's still 6300 ft. That's what they told me when I asked. So that means the new extension when landing on 23 is a displaced threshold. For landing on 5, it is being considered an over run I guess.

You pretty much nailed it. Though I don't understand why the 500ft. cant be used in the LDA or TORA/TODA for 5 since it is paved runway.. EWR has displaced thresholds on both ends of the 4-22's and for LDA they seem to be using threshold to the end of the pavement on the opposite end. Likewise, they're calling TODA full length of both.


User currently offlineavi8tir From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 409 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2230 times:
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Strange to see more than an RJ at CRW.... I remember as a kid there were always 727, 737 DC9, BAE146 etc etc.... then the RJ's took over. Good to see some mainline sized planes are back.


*Long live the Widget*
User currently offlineMainRunway From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 174 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2202 times:

I don't understand why the LDA for 5 can't be 6800ft. If someone can figure that out, let us know.

User currently offlineSean-SAN- From United States of America, joined Aug 2002, 768 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 2115 times:

I'm sure they sold out of pabst blue ribbon?

User currently offlineMainRunway From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 174 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (3 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 1915 times:

Is that supposed to be some kind of sly shot at CRW? Ran out of Pabst? How clever.

User currently offlineLV From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 1991 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (3 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 1883 times:

I always love seeing smaller airports finally get an Airbus or Boeing service. And in this case it wasn't even Vision or G4 (I know, MDs... which are technically Boeings now). What is NK's schedule at CRW?

User currently offlineMainRunway From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 174 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (3 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 1856 times:

Tues, Thurs, Sun, One flight per day to FLL and MYR using A319 equipment.

User currently offlinekcrwflyer From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3795 posts, RR: 7
Reply 16, posted (3 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 1852 times:

Quoting LV (Reply 14):
What is NK's schedule at CRW?

Tues, Thurs, Sun to FLL. May 5th, they run MYR on the same days as well. It's pretty awesome that they and AirTran are on the ground here side by side on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Quoting Sean-SAN- (Reply 12):

I'm sure they sold out of pabst blue ribbon?

I live here and wasn't aware that was a popular beer.


User currently offlineLV From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 1991 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (3 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 1778 times:

Quoting LV (Reply 14):
I always love seeing smaller airports finally get an Airbus or Boeing service

oopps... wrote this then remembered that FL already sends 717s in....... sorry, my mistake


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