tennis69
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Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Fri Apr 11, 2008 5:47 am

What are your longest, shortest, and average flight distances/times/routes? For 545 flights mine are:

Longest - 12,222 km, 15:03 h - DXB-ATL
Shortest - 231 km, 0:45 h - ATL-AGS
Average - 2,032 km, 2:24 h
 
787seattle
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Fri Apr 11, 2008 7:10 am

Longest: ORD to CDG (something like 7h 14m)
Shortest: HNL to KOA and back (40m)
Average: SEA to LAX or LAS (2h 30m more or less)
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jasp25
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Fri Apr 11, 2008 7:42 am

Longest: Nonstop Manila - San Francisco - 12hrs, 30mins: 6978 miles
Shortest: Altoona, PA (AOO) - Johnstown, PA (JST)
on UA operated by Colgan Air:
20 mins on schedule; 12 minutes actual: 28 miles
Average: LAX - IAD: 2295 miles: ~5 hrs flight time
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02hilliert
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Fri Apr 11, 2008 8:21 am

Longest: SIN-LHR 6,769m 12:36hrs
Shortest: WRY-PPW 4m 0:02hrs
Average: 1,663m 3:27hrs
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sfuk
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Fri Apr 11, 2008 4:08 pm

Longest Flight (distance): 8,772 mi, 16:20 h, Singapore (Changi Airport) - Los Angeles (International),
Shortest Flight: 36 mi, 0:34 h, Santa Ana (John Wayne) - Los Angeles,
Average Flight: 1,643 mi, 3:32 h
 
Jeremy
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Fri Apr 11, 2008 5:08 pm

Longest- JFK-JNB 7982 miles

Shortest- MIA-FLL 21 miles

Average- 780 miles
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sbworcs
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Fri Apr 11, 2008 6:44 pm

Longest - LGW - MCO 4,349 miles

Shortest - BHX - IOM 164 miles

Average - 1,265 Miles
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KPWM
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Fri Apr 11, 2008 9:55 pm

Longest- ORD-OGG (~6,761km)

Shortest- PWM-BOS (~150km)

Average- Around 1,500km
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flyboyseven
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Sat Apr 12, 2008 4:14 am

Longest: YVR-MEX (3941km)
Shortest:YQQ-YQQ(0km)(64 x glider flights)
Average:1970.5km
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Sat Apr 12, 2008 3:57 pm

Can the bumps on my last 767 landing count for the shortest flight?  silly 


Longest: LGW-HKG at 5993 miles on one of the sadly now defunct Oasis Hong Kong B744s.
Shortest: PZE-PZE at about 10-15 miles on a British International S-61 helicopter.
Average: 581 miles.


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AirAmericaC46
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Sat Apr 12, 2008 6:36 pm

longest: SQ A345 EWR-SIN 18 hrs flew over North Pole, Irkutsk, Ulan Bator in 2006
shortest: CO ATR42 PHL-EWR vs. US D9S Elmira-Ithaca-----I'm not sure which one is shorter, anybody knows?
 
LXM83
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Sat Apr 12, 2008 8:34 pm

shortest:
by helicopter:
6 km / 3.7 mi: Berne (BRN/LSZB) - Ostermundigen (off-airport), Agusta Bell 206B JetRanger III
by float plane:
15 km / 9.3 mi: Seattle/Lake Union (KEH) - Kenmore/Lake Washington (LKE), DHC-3 Turbo Otter
by regular plane:
19 km / 11.8 mi: Inverin/Connemara (NNR/EICA) - Inisheer (INQ/EIIR), BN-2B Islander

longest:
by regular plane:
10883 km / 6762 mi: London/Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) - Singapore/Changi (SIN/WSSS), B747-400

average stage length:
1273 km / 791 mi (1333843 km / 828812 mi with 1048 flights)

route that comes closest to the average:
1271 km / 790 mi: Johannesburg (JNB/FAJS) - Cape Town (CPT/FACT), B737-200
 
dfwmzuri
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Sat Apr 12, 2008 10:59 pm

Here's mine from Flight Memory:

Longest Flight (distance): 7,478 mi, 13:52 h, Chicago (O'Hare) - Delhi (Gandhi International)
Shortest Flight: 175 mi, 0:49 h, Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta) - Kisumu
Average Flight: 1,985 mi, 4:03 h
 
cedarjet
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Sun Apr 13, 2008 8:28 pm

Longest in a big jet: SYD-DXB on EK (A340-500), UA LAX-SYD on UA (747-400), QF SYD-SYD via S Pole sightseeing on QF (747-400ER), all of these were 15h.
Shortest in a big jet (scheduled): YYZ-YOW on Zoom (767-300), 230 mi but we still got up to 33,000 feet and back down again in 28 minutes.
Shortest in a big jet (unscheduled): LGW-LGW on Air Transat (A310-300), emergency with a quick return, about 10 minutes in the air.

Don't know the average but the most flights in a year between one city-pair: London / New York.
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EWRandMDW
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:03 pm

My longest NS is JFK-ARN, the shortest is probably PHL-TTN (long time ago on Ransome Airlines!), and typical is EWR/LGA - ORD/MDW in length/duration
 
YULYMX
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Wed Apr 16, 2008 1:31 pm

Longest would be HNL-YMX Wardair
Shortest would be FLL-MIA and PUJ-LRM both on L1011  Smile
Average flight would be around 3:45 hours
 
wilco737
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Wed Apr 16, 2008 1:34 pm

longest flight: 9.163 km, 11:50 h, Hongkong (Chek Lap Kok) - Frankfurt (Rhein-Main), 02.10.2007
shortest flight: 0 km, 0:18 h, Baden Baden (Baden-Airport) - Baden Baden (Baden-Airport), 21.06.2007
average: 984 km, 1:49 h

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DABZF
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Wed Apr 16, 2008 3:14 pm

Longest: 12039 km 14:30 h SYD-DXB
Shortest: 101 km 0:35 h HEL-TLL
Average: 1500 km 2:30 h HEL-Central Europe
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Wed Apr 16, 2008 4:03 pm

Longest: JNB-SYD 14:00 h
Average: JNB-CPT 01:45 h
Shortest: HLA-HLA 00:23 h
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ZBBYLW
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Thu Apr 17, 2008 3:20 am

Longest: None stop YVR-HKG on AC One stop YVR-HNL-SYD

Shortest: YVR-YCD (9 minutes on a QK DH8)

Average: I have probably done YVR-YLW or YLW-YVR about 50 times at least.... This would be the most common.
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n186bd
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Thu Apr 17, 2008 7:14 pm

Longest: 4,154 mi AMS - NBO
Shortest: 0 mi FOK - FOK
Average: 1,227 mi

All on only 109 flights.

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NWADC9
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Thu Apr 17, 2008 7:39 pm

GA not counted...

Longest: DTW-GMP 6623mi.
Shortest: GMP-YEC 107mi.
Average: Don't start with me...

Quoting AirAmericaC46 (Reply 10):
shortest: CO ATR42 PHL-EWR vs. US D9S Elmira-Ithaca-----I'm not sure which one is shorter, anybody knows?

ELM-ITH by a longshot at 32mi compared to 80mi for the PHL-EWR route.
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Thu Apr 17, 2008 10:50 pm

Longest:
CVG-FRA= This one is about 8:40.
Shortest:
ATL-SAV= Only about 35 minutes.
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JGPH1A
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Fri Apr 18, 2008 7:27 am

Longest nonstop: JFK-JNB 7984 miles 14h30
Longest: SYD-SIN-LHR 10648 miles 22h00
Shortest: UNI-CRU 9 miles 0h05

Average: 1611 miles 3h36
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amigocharlie
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RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Fri Apr 18, 2008 3:21 pm

Longest: ZRH - SIN 10315 km
Shortest: FDH - FRA 274 km
Average: 3118 km
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