According to flightconnections.com, on May 1st, British Airways will begin operating one of the shortest B777 flights in the world: the 62-mile, 17 minute long hop between the islands of St. Kitts and Antigua in the Caribbean!! This is a very unique flight, so let’s get into it!
ROUTE: TKPK-TAPA (TKPK KIPUR1 ANASU DCT TAPA)
Aircraft: Boeing 777-200ER
Distance: 62 miles
Loading up at the gate at St. Kitts for the short hop East.
Lining up for takeoff on runway 25. Let’s go!
Climbing out of St. Kitts after a short 18-second takeoff roll!
5 minutes into the flight, we’ve reached our cruising altitude of 9,000 feet!
Only 9 minutes after departure, we’ve begun our descent. The island of Antigua can be seen in the distance.
Flaps down over the sunny beaches of Antigua
Parked at the gate in Antigua, preparing for the long flight back across the pond to London!
Thanks for reading and learning about this unique flight! If you want to fly it in real life, you can book it for only $65! 😄