From take-off to touchdown, the two-minute flight within Scotland’s Orkney Islands covers a distance less than that of the main runway at Edinburgh. The Loganair Islander plane flies between Westray and Papa Westray in the Orkney Islands - a distance of less than 2 miles - in just two minutes Forget in-flight movies, magazines and meals to help pass time in the air. There simply isn’t time for any of these options on the world’s shortest scheduled flight. The two minute crossing within Scotland’s Orkney islands is as close as anyone will get to true “island-hopping.”To put the journey into perspective, the flight covers a distance less than that of the main runway at Edinburgh Airport.
If you want to try the experience, just don’t bring too many friends. The twin-engine Loganair plane that connects the islands of Westray (WRY) and Papa Westray (PPW) in Scotland seats just eight passengers. Source:Terminal U, Gunnar Garfors
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