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The world’s longest flights

March 8, 2016

longest flights

On March 2, Emirates’ new flight from Dubai to Auckland officially become the world’s longest nonstop scheduled commercial route. The flight lasted 17hr.15 min.

On March 2, Emirates’ new flight from Dubai to Auckland officially become the world’s longest nonstop scheduled commercial route. The flight lasted 17hr.15 min.

Below is the runners-up (ranked by estimated time from gate to gate):

2, Dallas/Fort Worth – Hong Kong

Time: 17:05

Distance: 8 108 nautical miles

Carrier: American Airlines

3, Johannesburg – Atlanta

Time: 16:57

Distance: 8 434 nautical miles

Carrier: Delta

4, Dallas/Fort Worth – Sydney

Time: 16:55

Distance: 8 576 nautical miles

Carrier: Qantas

5, Dubai – Houston

Time: 16:45

Distance: 8 151 nautical miles

Carrier: Emirates

6, Abu Dhabi – Dallas/Fort Worth

Time: 16:45

Distance:  8 056 nautical miles

Carrier: Etihad Airways

7, Abu Dhabi – Los Angeles

Time: 16:40

Distance: 8 375 nautical miles

Carrier: Etihad Airways

 

Source: The Time

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