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Delta 737 Landing At Jnas Question

Sun Apr 08, 2012 5:29 am

I was at Jacksonville NAS today and saw a Delta 737 landing there and was just curious as to why. Its not a joint use airport and I've never seen air carriers fly into there before, so my best guess was a chartered plane bringing military personnel back home for Easter? Anyone know or have a guess?
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RE: Delta 737 Landing At Jnas Question

Sun Apr 08, 2012 1:37 pm

It's the shuttle to Guantanamo Bay.

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RE: Delta 737 Landing At Jnas Question

Sun Apr 08, 2012 9:05 pm

it is was STT757 said. It's a shuttle between Gitmo Jacksonville and Norfolk (Chambers Field) that runs on an almost regular schedule.
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RE: Delta 737 Landing At Jnas Question

Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:23 am

Thank you both, interesting.
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RE: Delta 737 Landing At Jnas Question

Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:51 am

It used to be consistently done by TZ before they went bust. I recall afterward seeing NA aircraft at NIP from time to time, presumably fulfilling the same function.
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