Dear Gte439u -
Watch out what you call "intercontinental"...
Would you accept Europe to Asia as intercontinental... OK
Taking off from Istanbul (Yesilkoy is in the European continent) and flying to Bursa (Asia) is about 70 miles... Intercontinental - yet SAME country...
I walked from one continent to another in Istanbul, on the bridge over the Bosphorus.
I think such statements are just good for the Guinness Book of Records...
No practical value. Think about a flight from Moscow to Khabarovsk. Same country, Russia, but accross 9 or 10 time zones... It is intercontinental, but still a domestic flight.