Shortest Flight

Top 5 Shortest Flights On Earth

Airlines today are competing to launch the longest scheduled flights to cross continents and oceans alike, but sometimes the only option is to commute by plane. That creates some unique flights and these are the Top 5 shortest flights on Earth!...


World's Shortest Flight: Westray to Papa Westray

What Is the Shortest Commercial Flight in the World? The shortest scheduled flight in the world covers the hop between the Orkney islands of Westray and Papa Westray, in an eight-seater Islander aircraft operated by Loganair. It normally takes under two minutes, though the record is 58 seconds from take-off to touchdown. The distance of 2.8 km (1.7 mi) covered during the flight is shorter than the main runway at Edinburgh Airport. Tickets are qu...