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    Default Boeing 777 Air Austral can land shortest runway ever!

    I was browsing from St Denis flight. I saw that flight Air Austral 777 to Dzaoudzi, Comoros. I check the airport data. Damned that runway is short 6,330 feet! Never heard of this town before. Wow!

    Name: Dzaoudzi Pamandzi
    IATA: DZA
    ICAO: FMCZ
    Dzaoudzi, Comoros
    Latitude: 1248' 17" S
    Longitude: 4516' 52" E
    Elevation: 23
    Runway Length: 6330 Feet


    from www.flightstats.com



    (RUN) St Denis airport Departures 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Click on flight link for status details.

    Statistics for RUN 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Status Departure ArrivalFlight Performance Summary
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------Destination Flight Carrier Departure Gate Equip. Set
    Code City Scheduled Actual Status Alert

    ZSE Saint Pierre de la Reunion UU 984 Air Austral 10:50 AM Unknown AT7
    DZA Dzaoudzi UU 974 Air Austral 11:25 AM Unknown 772

    Very interesting!


    Stuart

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    I found it. I browsing google surfing. Someone took photo of 777 in FMCZ.

    http://www.patricksaviation.com/photos/dawnovsky/13831/

    Click more photo right corner of menu.

    Stuart

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    Short WET runway too. Fascinating!!

    -Chris

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    Impressive, but how about bringing a 737 full of crab in and out of this airport

    Runway Information

    Runway 12/30

    Dimensions: 3900 x 100 ft. / 1189 x 30 m
    Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
    Runway edge lights: medium intensity


    Anybody guess the airport?
    You've got to try to find what's right before your eyes-Finger Eleven


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    Quote Originally Posted by ASpilot2be
    Impressive, but how about bringing a 737 full of crab in and out of this airport

    Runway Information

    Runway 12/30

    Dimensions: 3900 x 100 ft. / 1189 x 30 m
    Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
    Runway edge lights: medium intensity


    Anybody guess the airport?
    That would be Unalaska (Dutch Harbour) Airport.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unalaska_Airport

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    Quote Originally Posted by MELflyer
    That would be Unalaska (Dutch Harbour) Airport.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unalaska_Airport

    Yeah, I knew that. Alaska 737 dropped Unalaska not anymore 2 years ago. I really wanted to go fly to that airport.


    Stuart

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    The home of Deadliest Catch. Never even knew they had an airport.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MELflyer
    That would be Unalaska (Dutch Harbour) Airport.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unalaska_Airport
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    oh man i love that show, they usually send saab 340s there

    yes i am a boeing fan, and i know thats a airbus, haha

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