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Does CO Still Have A 5-stop Flight GUAM-HONOLULU?  
User currently offlineBobcat From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 0 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 2 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1558 times:

Does CO still have a 5-stop flight GUAM-HONOLULU?

Not sure if it was operated by Continental
Micronesia... I do know that it used to
be operated with 727s...

It makes stopovers on those little islands
along the way. I can no longer find it
in CO's timetable, but it's still on their
route map.

Any info appreciated!!!



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User currently offlineETA Unknown From Comoros, joined Jun 2001, 2083 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 2 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1521 times:

Still operates- now with 737-800's. Frequency has been reduced (think 3x week) and Johnston Island (sometimes a 6th stop) is no longer serviced. Schedule should be on the CO website.

User currently offlineB737-700 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1507 times:

Here's an initerary : Gotta be a fun flight

A.B Won Pat Intl (GUM),
Guam, Guam

Truk (TKK), Truk,
Micronesia

Pohnpei (PNI), Pohnpei,
Micronesia


Kosrae (KSA), Kosrae,
Micronesia

Kwajalein (KWA),
Kwajalein, Marshall
Islands


Amata Kabua Int'l (MAJ),
Majuro, Marshall Islands

Honolulu Int'l (HNL),
Honolulu, HI, USA


User currently offlineETA Unknown From Comoros, joined Jun 2001, 2083 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 2 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 1476 times:

I knew someone who flew this flight in 1979. He said when the 727 landed at Johnston Island, all the window shades had to be pulled down while the aircraft was on the ground! Cold war spooky!

User currently offlineCOPTER808 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 1109 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (13 years 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 1465 times:

I rode on that trip a few years back. Thought it was really neat, but not something that you would want to do every day. Too long for that. Wife said "never again"--too long for her.

Rode it e/b and would do it again (and PLAN to if it still runs) in a heartbeat.

Only reason that I hesitate to do it, is because as a non-rev, I don't want to get stuck on a little island for several days because of overbooking or weight restrictions.


User currently offlineJiml1126 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (13 years 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 1453 times:

CO still operates the "Island Hopper". It is now operated by a 737-800. The reason why CO used to stop at Johnston is because that 727 doesn't have the range between Majuro and Honolulu for the westbound flight.

User currently offlineAirbus380 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (13 years 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1401 times:

TKK has the best airport. It is so fun. Natives with chickens greet you as yo deplane.

User currently offlineTravellin'man From United States of America, joined May 2001, 530 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1391 times:

A friend of mine has been on that flight, and said that there is one runway that is juuuuuuusssst long enough for landing and takeoff. He thought it was a blast!


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