Alrighty folks, I ready to head back to St. Louis from Australia. This time, I will be doing three flights with American Airlines. So the first stop starts off with American Airlines Flight 72 from YSSY-KLAX on the Boeing 77W, and then American Airlines Flight 1956 on the A321 KLAX-KDFW, and last but not least, American Airlines Flight 2258 on the A320 KDFW-KSTL, which was delayed for almost twelve hours which was totally insane. So let’s get right to it.
First Flight: American Airlines Flight 72 - 🇦🇺 Sydney to Los Angeles 🇺🇸
Aircraft: Boeing 777-300ER
Origin: Sydney Kingsford Smith Int’l Airport (YSSY)
Destination: Los Angeles International Airport (KLAX)
Flight Time: 13hrs 25mins
At Terminal 1 Gate 58 (International Terminal), preparing to board American Airlines Flight 72 to Los Angeles. Let’s Go
And we took off after getting off the runway and coming back due to the troll landing on the opposite side of the runway. RWY 16R was our departure runway. So, we are airborne
And five to six hours later, we are in darkness. So, it’s sleep time @ FL390 after we had dinner. Next up will be breakfast before we descend onto LAX.
Ladies and Gentlemen, let us prepare for touchdown RWY 7R at LAX. Thanks for flying with me as we arrive at Terminal 4 Gate 43. What a great flight. Our next stop is DFW airport.
Second Flight: American Airlines Flight 1956 - Los Angeles to Dallas 🇺🇸
Aircraft: Airbus A321-200
Origin: Los Angeles International Airport (KLAX)
Destination: Dallas Fort-Worth Int’l Airport (KDFW)
Flight Time: 2hrs 35mins
After the previous flight, we are boarding flight 1956 at Terminal 4 Gate 45 LAX heading to Dallas. Let’s Go.
We did a morning takeoff RWY 7L from Los Angeles and now here goes the sunshine as we cruise @ FL370 enroute to Dallas. It’s snack time.
And we are on short final RWY 35C, KDFW. We will be arriving at Terminal C Gate C7. After that, we will transfer to Terminal D for our final flight to St. Louis.
Final Flight: American Airlines Flight 2258 - Dallas to St. Louis 🇺🇸
Aircraft: Airbus A320-200
Origin: Dallas Fort-Worth Int’l Airport (KDFW)
Destination: St. Louis Lambert Int’l Airport (KSTL)
Flight Time: 1hr 55mins
Oh man, it’s almost 1:00 AM and we have been sitting at Terminal D Gate D21 for almost 12 hours. We expected to leave at 12:50 PM and now it’s 12:15 AM. Geez 🙄. Let’s go man cuz I’m tired and I’m ready to sleep.
Took off RWY 18L from Dallas, heading home in the darkness, and now cruising past Oklahoma 🇺🇸 @ FL350. It’s snack time and sleep time since we delayed for almost twelve hours.
And FINALLY, we are back in St. Louis at 2:00 AM once we arrive RWY 30R. Arrival Gate, C12.
Thanks for flying with me on this amazing journey and hope to see you again on our next journey.