Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
This event is on MLK day, a public holiday recognized by all 50 states in the United States.
About Martin Luther King Jr:
Born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Martin Luther King was an active civil rights activist and petitioned for equality in the United States. He was famous for the March on Washington in 1963, and his I Have A Dream speech. His actions led to the end of racial discrimination in the United States. However, five years after this speech, he was killed on his hotel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee. Read More
This will be a group flight, however VA sponsors may choose to fly elsewhere at their respective concourses.
To everyone participating in the event:
At 21:05Z, everyone participating in the event will participate in a moment of silence, with engines off. Everyone shall remain at their respective gates for this ceremony.
Time and Date: 2020-01-20T22:00:00Z (Moment of silence five minutes after the top of the hour)
Location: Atlanta (KATL)
Destination: Memphis (KMEM)
Aircraft: Boeing 737 BBJ (Air Force Livery)
Please spawn into your assigned gate 10-15 minutes before the event.
The flight plan for the flight to Memphis is as follows:
KATL NASSA 3341N/8554W ENGNR CHOOK WASER ERASE 3422N/8821W CRAMM VANZE NESBT KMEM
The general public will be using the C concourse, due to it being the largest concourse in Atlanta. VA partners may wish to sponsor any of the other concourses and fly to their preferred destination.