Old 11-07-2007, 09:13 PM   #1
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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


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(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!


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Old 11-07-2007, 10:50 PM   #2
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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.

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Short WET runway too. Fascinating!!

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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?
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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?
That would be Unalaska (Dutch Harbour) Airport.

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


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

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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
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