Alitalia MD-11 Rome to Kai Tak Hong Kong

Today the Alitalia MD-11 is going from Roma, LIRF, to Kai Tak, Hong Kong, VHHX. The flight time is 11 hours.


20:00 Roman time, the plane is preparing to depart.

20:15 Roman time, the plane is taking off.

The plane turns over Roma flying out to the sea.

Adios Roma, capital of the Roman Empire.

Midnight, the plane is flying over the Caspian Sea.

Good morning, 07:00 Chinese time, sunrise over western China.

12:00 noon, approaching Kai Tak.

The plane almost stalling because the plane in front is too slow.

Landing in Kai Tak at noon.

The plane is parked after 11 hours flight.

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MD-11!

Nice choice!

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Great photos, boy do I miss Kai Tak - truly an icon of the good days in Hong Kong!

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So cool, I saw your post number 6 the Mountains over China is a very excellent!