Boeing.com lists the 737-800 maximum range at 3,060 miles. CO
flight 1406, non-stop service from IAH
, is on a 737-800, but great circle mapper lists the distance as 3,266. If the max range is 200 miles less than the route - which carries a full compliment of cargo and passengers, and fights some degree of headwinds, how does it make it. Are CO
's 738's different at all?