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Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Flight Durations Commonly Asked Questions
Topic: Why do planes not fly straight across the Atlantic Ocean?
Replies: 1
Views: 1980

Re: Why do planes not fly straight across the Atlantic Ocean?

The reason planes don't fly straight across the Atlantic is it is shorter to fly the Great Circle route than a straight line due to the circumference of the earth being so much greater at the equator than near the poles. The route may look shorter as a straight line but due to the curvature of the e...
by flightdurations
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Flight Durations Commonly Asked Questions
Topic: At what time do planes stop flying for the day?
Replies: 4
Views: 2229

Re: At what time do planes stop flying for the day?

Generally speaking planes dont stop flying when it gets dark. Modern planes are more than capable of flying in complete darkness and have the ability to takeoff and land without any pilot interaction. the amount of flights that happen at night is controlled by the level of noise that is acceptable a...
by flightdurations
Sat Mar 24, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Flight Durations Commonly Asked Questions
Topic: Short flights from UK to Europe
Replies: 4
Views: 2188

Re: Short flights from UK to Europe

My wife and I love to visit Menorca for a relaxing get away. There are many great resorts catering for every type of holiday so you wont be disappointed. The weather is generally very good and the island is relatively cheap to eat and drink out and the beaches are some of the best we've found in Eur...
by flightdurations
Sat Mar 24, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Flight Durations Commonly Asked Questions
Topic: Why is there a difference in flight times?
Replies: 1
Views: 1977

Re: Why is there a difference in flight times?

There can be a number of reasons for the difference in time including using a different flight path on one of the routes or tail winds on the return journey. The flight times may vary on a flight to flight basis but generally the two directions have a similar flight time.
by flightdurations
Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Flight Durations Commonly Asked Questions
Topic: How long is it to Cape Verde?
Replies: 1
Views: 1962

Re: How long is it to Cape Verde?

Welcome to the forums. The approximate flight time from London Heathrow to the Cape Verde is 5 hours 30 minutes for a direct flight. Of course this may vary depend upon conditions and the actual flight route taken. You can find more information at Heathrow Airport to Cape Verde flight duration or fo...
by flightdurations
Wed Jan 24, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic:
Replies: 0
Views: 1526

by flightdurations
Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:25 am
Forum: United States of America
Topic: Alcatraz Island
Replies: 1
Views: 1962

Re: Alcatraz Island

The night tour is just fabulous I would highly recommend it. The views back across the water to the city are just stunning at night, I was absolutely blown away.
by flightdurations
Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Forum Rules
Topic: Use of Forum Rules
Replies: 0
Views: 2075

Use of Forum Rules

Post with respect toward others. This site is aimed at a general audience, please be considerate of this. Please do not link to warez, cracks, or any other material that does not respect copyright. Please do not attempt to create the impression that you are a flightdurations.com team member or imply...
by flightdurations
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: First here :)
Replies: 1
Views: 2291

Re: First here :)

Welcome Jackdoor
Good to have you on board, hope you stick around and help this community grow.

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