Just got back from STT into EWR on a CO 73G. We had what I thought was a very unusual departure from rwy 28 instead of rwy 10. Winds favored rwy 10, and all arrivals and other departures were from rwy 10.
We were totally full- not one seat left. My hunch was we were so heavy, the crew was concerned about the rate of climb with the higher terrain off rwy 10. Wanted to ask the crew about it after we arrived in EWR, but they were occupied.
To any STT experts here- how often does this occur, especially if the winds favor rwy 10?