akjetBlue
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UA 777 In Gulfport, MS Today!

Sat Jan 15, 2005 2:01 am

Airline United
Flight Number 9973
Departure City (Airport) Chicago, IL (ORD)
Departure Time 01/14/2005 09:53 AM
Arrival City (Airport) Gulfport, MS (GPT)
Arrival Time 01/14/2005 11:41 AM
Remaining Flight Time 00:43
Aircraft Type Boeing 777-200
Current Altitude 37,000 feet
Current Groundspeed 541 mph
Flight Status In Flight
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widebodyphotog
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RE: UA 777 In Gulfport, MS Today!

Sat Jan 15, 2005 2:06 am

Any info as to why it's landing there? I know GPT very well and depending on the arrival pattern a lot of people may "feel" that 777 on approach as well as see and hear it.

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jtamu97
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RE: UA 777 In Gulfport, MS Today!

Sat Jan 15, 2005 2:17 am

It could be some some sort of charter. I remember when the Concorde was still flying a few years ago, there was a Fly and Cruise of something like that where you flew to London on the Concorde and could either cruise back or fly back 1st class on BA.
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A340Spotter
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RE: UA 777 In Gulfport, MS Today!

Sat Jan 15, 2005 2:29 am

I'd stake my small fortune in it being a military charter...it's not the only one that's been through there of late.

JD
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sidishus
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RE: UA 777 In Gulfport, MS Today!

Sat Jan 15, 2005 4:29 am

JD is correct. It's a Reach flight.
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planespotting
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RE: UA 777 In Gulfport, MS Today!

Sat Jan 15, 2005 7:07 am

Yeah isn't there a Naval Air Station in Gulfport? Navy/Marine folks going to ship out probably?
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GMUAirbusA320
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RE: UA 777 In Gulfport, MS Today!

Sun Jan 16, 2005 12:03 am

Navy, Marines around there...Also Keesler AFB is located there. THey have a HUGE training base there.

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