World’s shortest international flight

The world’s shortest international flight started on November 2. The Austrian airline called People’s Viennaline started flying from St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport (Switzerland) to Friedrichshafen Airport (Germany). The distance is 13 miles (20 kilometers) and the flying time is about 8 minutes.

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The world’s longest (in terms of distance) non-stop flight is Emirate Airline’s Dubai (UAE) to Auckland (New Zealand). The distance is14,200 km (8,824 miles), and the flying time is about 17 hours.

Image Credits: http://www.peoples.at for the plane’s image
Sources: http://www.peoples.at, CNN, http://www.emirates.com