Shortest flight in the world

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World's Shortest flight

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The world’s shortest commercial flight is between the two Orkney Islands, Westray and Papa Westray. These islands are just at north of Scotland. These two islands are separated by a distance of only 1.7 miles. This shortest flight is operated by Loganair Scotland's Airline.
Loganair operates this flight with one of its two Pilatus Britten-Norman BN2B-26 Islander aircraft.

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The flight duration is officially two minutes, but under ideal wind condition can be completed in only 47 seconds. Pilot Stuart Linklater flew the short hop a record more than 12,000 times, more than any other pilot, before he retired in 2013. Linklater set the record for the fastest flight between the islands at 53 seconds

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Tickets are priced at about $30 per passenger with no in-flight service.
It’s used by teachers, doctors, policemen and school pupils, helping them to go about their daily routines with ease and simplicity.

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