[COMPLETED] 15JUL20 / 1800Z - The Great Madeira Flyin/Flyout! @ LPMA


Hello Everyone! Today we’re going to be checking out the beautiful island of Madeira! Madeira’s capital is Funchal. Most of you know, that Funchal Airport (FNC/LPMA), has an interesting runway. Funchal used to be known for its dangerously short runway, only being 1600 meters (around 5,250 feet). The airport was also built along the ledge of a cliff, meaning there wasn’t any land to extend the runway. In November of 1977, a TAP Air Portugal 727 operating the service overran the airport’s runway before crashing onto the nearby beach and exploding, killing 131 of the 164 people on board. It’s still TAP Air Portugals only fatal accident in its history. When this occurred, the runway was ordered to be extended. Since there was no land, they used stilts, or pillars, to hold up the runway. It was a difficult task to complete this project. Now, the airport sees around 50 flights per day (current situation).

Funchal is the capital city of Portugal’s Madeira archipelago. It’s backed by hills, and known for its harbor, gardens, and Madeira wine cellars. The centuries-old Funchal Cathedral, which mixes Gothic and Romanesque styles, is notable for its carved wooden ceiling. Fronting the harbor is the São Tiago Fortress, built in the 1600s. It now houses the Contemporary Art Museum, with a large collection of Portuguese works
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Event Information

Server: EXPERT
Airport: LPMA FUNCHAL CRISTIANO RONALDO AIRPORT
Time:
FLYIN: 2020-07-15T17:00:00Z
FLYOUT: 2020-07-15T18:00:00Z
TIME AUTOMATICALLY SWITCHES TO YOUR TIMEZONE


About Funchal Cristiano Ronaldo Airport

ICAO: LPMA // FNC
Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport, commonly known as Madeira Airport or Funchal Airport, is an international airport in the civil parish of Santa Cruz in the Portuguese archipelago and autonomous region of Madeira
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Gates

Flyin
Departure Airline Flight Number Aircraft Recommended Departure Time Pilot
Helsinki Finnair AY 1731 A321 2020-07-15T11:15:00Z @FlyCymru101
Stockholm SAS SK 2901 A320 2020-07-15T11:35:00Z -
Oslo Norwegian DY 1784 B738 2020-07-15T11:55:00Z -
Copenhagen Norwegian D8 3614 B738 2020-07-15T12:10:00Z -
Vienna Austrian OS 4059 A321 2020-07-15T12:30:00Z @CptCalvin437
Munich Lufthansa LH 1790 A320 2020-07-15T13:00:00Z @Lufthansa2
Frankfurt Lufthansa LH 1170 A320 2020-07-15T13:00:00Z @Alexian61
Amsterdam Transavia HV 6629 B738 2020-07-15T13:00:00Z @Liam_Gardener
Manchester easyJet U2 1957 A320 2020-07-15T13:00:00Z EZYVA534 @Igor_M
Brussels Brussels Airlines SN 3827 A320 2020-07-15T13:00:00Z -
Paris Transavia TO 3468 B738 2020-07-15T13:30:00Z @Infinite_Flight_Bra1
Lisbon TAP TP 1695 A319 2020-07-15T15:10:00Z @Planeviation
Porto TAP TP 1715 A319 2020-07-15T14:55:00Z @cptlogue
London-Gatwick easyJet U2 8135 A320 2020-07-15T13:00:00Z @FloAviation
Birmingham Jet2 LS 1225 B738 2020-07-15T13:00:00Z @Charlieab29
Flyout
Gate Destination Airline Flight Number Aircraft Pilot
A01 Lisbon [LPPT] TAP TP 1696 A320 @Udeme_Ekpo
A02 Porto [LPPR] TAP TP 1714 A319 @Captain-787
A03 Paris [LFPO] Transavia TO 3469 B738 @Liam_Gardener
A04 Amsterdam [EHAM] Transavia HV 6630 B738 @JornGroen
A05 Munich [EDDM] Lufthansa LH 1791 A320 @Alexian61
A06 Frankfurt [EDDF] Lufthansa LH 1171 A320 -
A07 Helsinki [EFHK] Finnair AY 1732 A321 @FlyCymru101
A08 Stockholm [ESSA] SAS SK 2902 A320 -
A09 Copenhagen [EKCH] Norwegian D8 3615 B738 -
A10 Oslo [ENGM] Norwegian DY 1785 B738 -
A11 Vienna [LOWW] Austrian OS 4060 A321 @CptCalvin437
A12 London-Gatwick [EGKK] British Airways BA 2781 A320 @cptlogue
A13 Manchester [EGCC] easyJet U2 1958 A320 EZYVA534 @Igor_M
A14 London-Gatwick [EGKK] easyJet U2 8136 A320 @FloAviation
A16 Bristol [EGGD] easyJet U2 6246 A319 @Infinite_Flight_Bra1

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May I take this gate please? Thanks!

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@Lufthansa2 - Munich // [EDDM]

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Can I have these two?

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@Alexian61
Flyin: Frankfurt // [EDDF]
Flyout: Munich // [EDDM]

Great event! One thing, I’ve been to Madeira, and I remember Lufthansa flying an a321 to Frankfurt, not an a320. If you want proof, I have a recording of a Lufthansa a321 taking off

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I believe you, I’m just deciding to use the A320 for the sake of the livery being in IF, and, due to the current COVID situation. They’re using either an A320, or the A320neo

Any flight that I can use a widebody?

No sorry, I’m doing a realistic flyout/flyin

Can you put me in TO 3468(flyin) and U2 6246(flyout)?

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Ok, I understand

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@Infinite_Flight_Bra1
Flyin: Paris // [LFPO]
Flyout: Bristol // [EGGD]

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@cptlogue, I have one question. Porto is short for Porto Santo right? If that is, why is the flight from there leaving at 7:55 if the island is only 10 minutes away?

Can I have gate A02 to LPPR for the flyout? Thanks

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Am I allowed to have this but change it round to a Jet2 737 from Birmingham (EGBB) please? Time can stay the same :)

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No, Porto is north of Lisbon with the ICAO of LPPR

@cptlogue, thanks for clarifying

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Sorry for all of the questions @cptlogue, but me and my friend @figsss077 want to both fly in from the same airport, but the flights from london gatwick depart too early for us. Would it be possible if we could both fly TAP a319s from lisbon?

Maybe not right now. Maybe later if there is some room for you guys

@Charlieab29 - Birmingham // [EGBB]

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