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767 at YYJ (runway 1000 ft too short)

767 at YYJ (runway 1000 ft too short)

  1. Anonymous

    Hi Lucky,

    I was hoping someone with a little more expertise could help me look into this…

    Apparently, according to the AirCanada booking site, they are planning on flying a schedule service to Victoria Airport (YYJ) using a 767. From what I could find a 767 requires 8900 ft for take off, however the longest runway at YYJ is only 7000 ft.

    Look for flights from YYJ to YYZ on July 14th.

    I am very curious.

    Thanks,

    Derek

  2. Anonymous

    Hmmm, I think that take off distance makes assumptions that don’t apply here. It’s a mid-range flight, so won’t have as much fuel weight, and the climate and elevation also have an impact. That’s how we’re able to have a 747 here at SAN, which wouldn’t work if you looked at the defaults/averages for the aircraft. Lots of math goes into these things!

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