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by Rhodylee
Sat Jul 17, 2021 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 643
Views: 76579

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

It’s 84 miles in a straight line but the flight from MHT-PVD went almost twice that - 159 miles, according to FlightAware. I guess avoiding traffic into Boston forces these flights to take roundabout routes ?

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by Rhodylee
Tue May 25, 2021 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: new york airways helicopter
Replies: 15
Views: 2403

Re: new york airways helicopter

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/US_Helicopter
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Looks like there was also a company called us helicopter that flew from Newark airport to Manhattan in the late 2000’s

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/US_Helicopter

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by Rhodylee
Mon Feb 22, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta vs. Alaska During Seattle Snow
Replies: 62
Views: 8855

Re: Delta vs. Alaska During Seattle Snow

The article says that Delta cancelled 30% of their flights, which must be more than 7, right ?

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by Rhodylee
Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will N757A retire?
Replies: 9
Views: 3456

Re: When will N757A retire?

https://aerospace.honeywell.com/en/lear ... r-67-years
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This CV-580 Testbed just retired last year after 67 years in service

https://aerospace.honeywell.com/en/lear ... r-67-years

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by Rhodylee
Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines operating just one single route
Replies: 11
Views: 2130

Re: Airlines operating just one single route

New England Airlines only flies from Westerly, Rhode Island to Block Island

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by Rhodylee
Mon May 06, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM announces direct SCL-SYD flight
Replies: 41
Views: 8800

Re: LATAM announces direct SCL-SYD flight

Ah - thanks for that alggag

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by Rhodylee
Sun May 05, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM announces direct SCL-SYD flight
Replies: 41
Views: 8800

Re: LATAM announces direct SCL-SYD flight

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ANZ ... /KAUS/NZAA
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Just looking at FlightAware and seeing very few flights in that part of the South Pacific.

Off topic but, there’s a flight today from Austin to Auckland- I wonder why ?

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ANZ ... /KAUS/NZAA

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by Rhodylee
Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FMN tries to bring back commercial service, plans infrastructure upgrades.
Replies: 8
Views: 1223

Re: FMN tries to bring back commercial service, plans infrastructure upgrades.

http://www.departedflights.com/FL030277p24.html
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Here’s a Frontier schedule from 1977 with quite a few flights to Farmington. Some connections included 6 stops !

http://www.departedflights.com/FL030277p24.html

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by Rhodylee
Wed Nov 21, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats going on in SEA today (11/20)
Replies: 36
Views: 4597

Re: Whats going on in SEA today (11/20)

Looks like 7 diversions to PAE:

AS519 - SNA
AA2211 - ORD
AS176 - JNU
AS85 - ATL
AS163 - AUS
AS545 - ONT
AS321 - SJC

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by Rhodylee
Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats going on in SEA today (11/20)
Replies: 36
Views: 4597

Re: Whats going on in SEA today (11/20)

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL ... /KORD/KPAE

Is this real ?
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According to flightaware, several planes did divert to PAE - here’s one:

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL ... /KORD/KPAE

Is this real ?

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by Rhodylee
Wed Nov 21, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats going on in SEA today (11/20)
Replies: 36
Views: 4597

Re: Whats going on in SEA today (11/20)

Why not just divert to Paine Field instead of someplace like Moses Lake ? Perfectly clear there this morning.

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by Rhodylee
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where? (National DC-7 -- 1959-60?)
Replies: 32
Views: 4000

Re: Where? (National DC-7 -- 1959-60?)

are those palm trees in the back ?

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by Rhodylee
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Msp taking a beating 7/1 due to wx
Replies: 18
Views: 3319

Re: Msp taking a beating 7/1 due to wx

Looks like a United 757-300 also diverted to MSN on the way from ORD to SFO today. Any ideas why ?

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by Rhodylee
Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United KOA-SFO diversion to HNL 16DEC
Replies: 5
Views: 1319

Re: United KOA-SFO diversion to HNL 16DEC

And odd since HNL is 30 miles farther from SFO than KOA is

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by Rhodylee
Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BVT/HVN) - 2017
Replies: 174
Views: 18793

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BVT/HVN)

Looks like RIAC did not include Delta in their PVD market share pie chart ?

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by Rhodylee
Fri May 26, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier announces PVD
Replies: 28
Views: 4703

Re: Frontier announces PVD

I'm surprised the only connections they're showing through Denver are to SLC, PDX, and LAS. Are there really that many people going to those cities every day to fill a plane ? Maybe they'll add some other connection possibilities later ? Frontier as of late has been limiting connecting flights out ...

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by Rhodylee
Thu May 25, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier announces PVD
Replies: 28
Views: 4703

Re: Frontier announces PVD

I'm surprised the only connections they're showing through Denver are to SLC, PDX, and LAS. Are there really that many people going to those cities every day to fill a plane ? Maybe they'll add some other connection possibilities later ?

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by Rhodylee
Sat May 20, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Alaska Airlines Flying from Paine Field
Replies: 121
Views: 17269

Re: New Alaska Airlines Flying from Paine Field

One thing to note about the noise - the new Boeing widebodies that routinely fly out of Paine are very quiet - especially with their light loads. I'm guessing that the Alaska 737's and (possibly) Allegiant MD-80's that will be coming will be a bit noisier. Although the Dreamlifters and AN-124's that...

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by Rhodylee
Sat May 20, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Small cities (less than 750.000 people) with 2 or more airports
Replies: 83
Views: 8698

Re: Small cities with 2 or more airports

It's a long time ago (1970's), but Piedmont used to fly to both Smith- Reynolds airport in Winston Salem and Greensboro airport. They're only about 20 miles away from each other. Even today, the metro area population is about 750k (must have been a lot less back then) http://www.departedflights.com/...

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by Rhodylee
Thu Dec 08, 2016 1:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The 70's and 80's Tag Thread
Replies: 26
Views: 2957

Re: The 70's and 80's Tag Thread

http://www.departedflights.com/PVD79p1.html
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PVD-BDL (66 miles) was a busy route in the 70's and 80's. This shows 10 flights - all jets.

http://www.departedflights.com/PVD79p1.html

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by Rhodylee
Sat Apr 16, 2016 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Snapshot: Jan, 1987
Replies: 15
Views: 2922

RE: Boston Snapshot: Jan, 1987

That <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> DC-10 from to/from Hartford is a strange one. Looks like it continued on to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> - at least in 1985. Any body have any ideas on why they'd run that one ? Not ...

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by Rhodylee
Sun Mar 20, 2016 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Last DC-6 Flight
Replies: 47
Views: 8795

RE: United's Last DC-6 Flight

Looks like 737's were still flying the route until at least 1982: <a href="http://www.departedflights.com/RNO81p1.html" target="_blank">http://www.departedflights.com/RNO81p1.html</a> <a href="http://www.departedflights.com/SLC81p1.html" target="_blank">http://www.departedflights.com/SLC81p1.html</a>

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by Rhodylee
Thu Mar 17, 2016 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Diversion DXB-SEA To YVR And Fuel Emergency
Replies: 61
Views: 25320

RE: EK Diversion DXB-SEA To YVR And Fuel Emergency

Here are a couple other flights that diverted: <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/SKW4677/history/20160313/2014Z/CYYC/KPDX" target="_blank">http://flightaware.com/live/flight/S...7/history/20160313/2014Z/CYYC/KPDX</a> <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/SKW4476/history/20160313/1819...

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by Rhodylee
Thu Mar 17, 2016 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Diversion DXB-SEA To YVR And Fuel Emergency
Replies: 61
Views: 25320

RE: EK Diversion DXB-SEA To YVR And Fuel Emergency

Other flights around the same time were holding for awhile, waiting for the wind to die down a bit : <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/QXE2028/history/20160313/1952Z/KLWS/KSEA" target="_blank">http://flightaware.com/live/flight/Q...8/history/20160313/1952Z/KLWS/KSEA</a> <a href="http://fli...

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by Rhodylee
Tue Feb 24, 2015 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where? (UA DC-7-- Says 1954)
Replies: 9
Views: 2220

RE: Where? (UA DC-7-- Says 1954)

FC - Fort Collins ?

Filler

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by Rhodylee
Thu Jan 16, 2014 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 NE Travel Alert Due To Rain?
Replies: 16
Views: 3402

RE: B6 NE Travel Alert Due To Rain?

I like the name of the IAF on the runway 29 ILS - "SPAGS" - named after the old store underneath.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spag's

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by Rhodylee
Tue Oct 29, 2013 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jennifer Aniston Wants New Personal Private Runway
Replies: 50
Views: 29312

RE: Jennifer Aniston Wants New Personal Private Runway

Well, google says 3 acres = 130680 square feet. 130680/3200 = 40'. So, the only way it could work is if the lot was 40' x 3200', which is highly unlikely - it would also leave little room for a house, or a vineyard  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.g...

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by Rhodylee
Thu Jul 11, 2013 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vx LAS-JFK Odd Flight Path
Replies: 16
Views: 10104

RE: Vx LAS-JFK Odd Flight Path

Westbound flights were taking similar routes - so maybe they were just avoiding bumpy air, and not necessarily headwinds ? <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/JBU687/history/20130710/2321Z/KBOS/KLAX" target="_blank">http://flightaware.com/live/flight/J...7/history/20130710/2321Z/KBOS/KLAX</a>

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by Rhodylee
Fri Feb 01, 2013 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: B6 Red Eye LAX-BDL
Replies: 24
Views: 6615

RE: Rumor: B6 Red Eye LAX-BDL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RWA380" class="quote" target="_blank">RWA380</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Quoting USAirALB (Reply 4): I don't recall <...

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by Rhodylee
Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where? (UA Caravelle Over France?)
Replies: 50
Views: 10292

RE: Where? (UA Caravelle Over France?)

I think you've got it Seat55A - nice work !

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by Rhodylee
Thu Aug 09, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official New England Aviation Thread #13
Replies: 109
Views: 15311

RE: Official New England Aviation Thread #13

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mjgbtv" class="quote" target="_blank">mjgbtv</a> (<a href="#57" class="quote">Reply 57</a>):<br/><i>Here's something unusual. This <acronym titl...

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by Rhodylee
Wed Apr 21, 2010 1:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is JST-AOO The Shortest Sched Flight In The US?
Replies: 11
Views: 9820

RE: Is JST-AOO The Shortest Sched Flight In The US

New England Airlines flies scheduled flights from Westerly RI to Block Island. 17 miles

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by Rhodylee
Tue Nov 06, 2007 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No Runways To SeaWorld.
Replies: 47
Views: 8628

RE: No Runways To SeaWorld.

I think one reason for having more than one runway (apart from having lots of traffic) is so the airport can stay open while doing maintenance on one of the runways.

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by Rhodylee
Wed Oct 31, 2007 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 SFO-RDU Nonstop - Who Believes Me?
Replies: 76
Views: 11891

RE: 737 SFO-RDU Nonstop - Who Believes Me?

Are you sure it was going to RDU and not CLT?

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by Rhodylee
Sun Jun 10, 2007 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Commercial Airport Closest To Easthampton, Ny
Replies: 7
Views: 3920

RE: Commercial Airport Closest To Easthampton, Ny

http://www.departedflights.com/HTO79p1.html

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by Rhodylee
Tue May 15, 2007 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-124 @ PBI!
Replies: 10
Views: 2869

RE: An-124 @ PBI!

Blackhawks maybe? Sikorsky has a plant near West Palm.

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by Rhodylee
Sat Apr 21, 2007 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321 PHL -> SFO With Pit-stop
Replies: 35
Views: 8968

RE: A321 PHL -> SFO With Pit-stop

Las Vegas seems a little out of the way - Wonder why it didn't stop in Salt Lake or Reno instead. Maybe fuel is cheaper there?

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by Rhodylee
Tue Mar 13, 2007 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Kills Kbdl - Kphl Eff 3/10/07
Replies: 68
Views: 6296

RE: WN Kills Kbdl - Kphl Eff 3/10/07

if you're going to Mystic, it's a lot easier to fly to Providence and drive from there. It's about a 45 minute ride on I-95 and no cities to go through.

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by Rhodylee
Wed Oct 05, 2005 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: You Can't Get There From Here
Replies: 12
Views: 3901

RE: You Can't Get There From Here

New England Airlines flies between Westerly, RI and Block Island, RI.

No connections to anywhere at either airport.

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by Rhodylee
Wed Mar 09, 2005 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting Northeast Snow Diversions
Replies: 18
Views: 3272

RE: Interesting Northeast Snow Diversions

Looks like <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 155 (777) from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> to <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> was diverted to <acro...

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by Rhodylee
Wed May 26, 2004 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: President Bush To New Haven
Replies: 22
Views: 4069

RE: President Bush To New Haven

There was a "no fly zone" within a 30 mile radius of New Haven for like 7 hours! I think it went up to 18000 feet.

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by Rhodylee
Wed May 26, 2004 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: President Bush To New Haven
Replies: 22
Views: 4069

RE: President Bush To New Haven

There was also a C-17 (for the limo?) on the ramp. Pretty impressive sight. The A319 and 757 (C-32A) were in parked in bad places for taking pictures, but I got a good one of the C-17. There was even a Black Hawk flying around New Haven.

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by Rhodylee
Tue May 25, 2004 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Looking For Route Maps For North America
Replies: 2
Views: 3325

RE: Looking For Route Maps For North America

This website might answer your question: http://www4.passur.com/jfk.html You can get a good chunk on <acronym title="LIAT (Antigua)">LI</acronym> if you pick the map range of 80 miles. If you pick a time at least 2 hours ago, you can click on the individual flights - It'll show the origin and destin...

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by Rhodylee
Thu Apr 01, 2004 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country Airlines
Replies: 19
Views: 9113

RE: Sun Country Airlines

I believe the Transavia aircraft had IFE when they were with Transavia. Did they remove it when Sun Country got them?

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by Rhodylee
Fri Mar 12, 2004 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Runway A 747 Ever Landed On
Replies: 53
Views: 30236

RE: Shortest Runway A 747 Ever Landed On

I was wondering which direction they land because, if I remember right, there's a big red and white barrier at the south end of the runway. If they were landing to the north and landed short of the runway, they would have gone right through it. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/open.file/117179/M/" ...

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by Rhodylee
Thu Mar 11, 2004 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Runway A 747 Ever Landed On
Replies: 53
Views: 30236

RE: Shortest Runway A 747 Ever Landed On

I'm sure Mr. Boeing gave Mr. Trippe a big discount on that one!

They must have done a good job repairing it. It was still flying up until 2000 (the registration changed a couple of times - the latest was N615FF).

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by Rhodylee
Thu Mar 11, 2004 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Runway A 747 Ever Landed On
Replies: 53
Views: 30236

Shortest Runway A 747 Ever Landed On

Yes, that was at Renton. I think it was the first time a 747 landed there.

I'm sure they did a lot of research before the flight, but I wonder why they flew to Renton in the first place? What could they have been doing there that they couldn't do in Everett or Seattle, just a few miles away?

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by Rhodylee
Thu Mar 11, 2004 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Runway A 747 Ever Landed On
Replies: 53
Views: 30236

Shortest Runway A 747 Ever Landed On

I just looked up Renton in Airnav - it's 5382' long.

Would the 747's land to the south, over the lake, or the north?

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by Rhodylee
Thu Mar 11, 2004 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An Observation Deck At An American Airport?
Replies: 40
Views: 6919

RE: An Observation Deck At An American Airport?

ALB has one inside the new terminal. Last time I went, there was one inside the Museum of Flight at BFI.

If I remember right, they both had ATC piped in.

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by Rhodylee
Thu Mar 11, 2004 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Runway A 747 Ever Landed On
Replies: 53
Views: 30236

Shortest Runway A 747 Ever Landed On

Renton is 5400' long.

A 747 landed there at least once, in 1969.

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