It has been really cold in Denver for a while, so I got myself a plane ticket to Hawaii. Normal flights take about 6 hours and 30 minutes, to about 7 hours and 10 minutes.
Flight time: 7:46
Departure time: 9:30am (Mountain time)
Arrival time: 2:50pm (Hawaiian time)
Our aircraft that will take me west towards Hawaii today. This aircraft is 26 years old!
After being one of the last groups to board, we pushed back and setup our Take-Off Configuration
After flying for an hour and a half, we are at the coast of California about 30 miles south of KSFO
Four and a half hours later, we are descending into PHOG
Our first of TWO go-a rounds, this is due to winds (17G27KT)
Our second go-around, this time we decided to divert to HNL
Out final right turn into HNL
Now to get to our final destination
Take-off from 8R
We have arrived one hour late