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Boeing 747-400 (N450PA)

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Standing near Northern Lights Boulevard at Ted Stevens International Airport as this Polar 747 took off.

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ERNST LINNEMANN
Nils,
Help me here. Flaps appear to be full down. Are you sure it's not landing.
rapidwolve
Great shot Nils...love the backdrop of the mountains and clouds.
And NO Ernst, it's taking off..if it were landing it would be in HUGE trouble as not much runway left after this shot.
A.Levent Bekdik
If it is landing Ernst, to me, they are in trouble
Barry Byrne
The location given is a bit misleading. Northern Lights Blvd becomes Point Woronzof Road once you get west of Lake Hood Drive.

Nice picture, I've got many hours in that plane.
Sunil Kurian
Beautiful.
zx zczc
Definitely taking-off. The angle of attack is too acute for a landing approach; and yes, there is hardly any runway left...
John Giambone
Nil's, great shot! Thanks for sharing and posting it!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
21-Oct-2018 B744Anchorage Intl ()Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport () 01:23AM AKDT 10:42AM EDT 5:19
21-Oct-2018 B744Narita Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 10:14AM JST 11:30PM AKDT (-1) 6:15
19-Oct-2018 B744Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport ()Incheon Int'l () 02:01PM EDT 04:49PM KST (+1) 13:48
19-Oct-2018 B744Anchorage Intl ()Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport () 01:53AM AKDT 11:08AM EDT 5:14
19-Oct-2018 B744Narita Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 10:10AM JST 10:53PM AKDT (-1) 5:42
18-Oct-2018 B744Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport ()Miami Intl () 01:06PM EDT 03:11PM EDT 2:05
16-Oct-2018 B744Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport ()Incheon Int'l () 02:29PM EDT 05:33PM KST (+1) (?) 14:04
16-Oct-2018 B744Anchorage Intl ()Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport () 01:01AM AKDT 10:26AM EDT 5:25
16-Oct-2018 B744Narita Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 10:06AM JST 11:15PM AKDT (-1) 6:09
15-Oct-2018 B744Melbourne Tullamarine ()Shenzhen Bao'an Int'l () 01:28AM AEDT 07:25AM CST 8:57
14-Oct-2018 B744Sydney ()Melbourne Tullamarine () 10:12PM AEDT 11:17PM AEDT 1:05
13-Oct-2018 B744Daniel K Inouye Intl ()Sydney () 01:21PM HST 07:55PM AEDT (+1) 9:33
13-Oct-2018 B744Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport ()Daniel K Inouye Intl () 08:51AM EDT 11:42AM HST 8:50
12-Oct-2018 B744Anchorage Intl ()Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport () 04:58PM AKDT 02:14AM EDT (+1) 5:15
12-Oct-2018 B744Hong Kong Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 09:39PM HKT 02:30PM AKDT 8:50
10-Oct-2018 B744Los Angeles Intl ()Incheon Int'l () 11:19PM PDT 03:33AM KST (+2) 12:14
10-Oct-2018 B744Anchorage Intl ()Los Angeles Intl () 03:11PM AKDT 08:34PM PDT 4:23
10-Oct-2018 B744Anchorage Intl ()Hong Kong Int'l () 10:35AM AKDT 12:09PM HKT (+1) (?) 9:34
10-Oct-2018 B744Incheon Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 10:40PM KST 12:51PM AKDT 7:10
09-Oct-2018 B744Anchorage Intl ()Hong Kong Int'l () 09:54AM AKDT 11:59AM HKT (+1) 10:05
09-Oct-2018 B744Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport ()Anchorage Intl () 06:11AM EDT 08:23AM AKDT 6:11
08-Oct-2018 B744Anchorage Intl ()Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport () 03:08PM AKDT 12:39AM EDT (+1) 5:31
08-Oct-2018 B744Shanghai Pudong Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 09:20PM CST 12:57PM AKDT 7:36
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