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Boeing 747-400 (N450PA)


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


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Help me here. Flaps appear to be full down. Are you sure it's not landing.
Great shot 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
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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
16-Jul-2018 B744Melbourne Tullamarine ()Shenzhen Bao'an Int'l () 01:15AM AEST 08:22AM CST 9:07
15-Jul-2018 B744Sydney ()Melbourne Tullamarine () 10:01PM AEST 11:08PM AEST 1:06
14-Jul-2018 B744Daniel K Inouye Intl ()Sydney () 01:43PM HST 07:27PM AEST (+1) 9:43
14-Jul-2018 B744Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport ()Daniel K Inouye Intl () 08:29AM EDT 11:05AM HST 8:35
14-Jul-2018 B744Chubu Centrair Int'l (Centrair) ()Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport () 05:10AM JST 03:43AM EDT 11:32
12-Jul-2018 B744Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport ()Narita Int'l () 05:45AM EDT 06:41AM JST (+1) 11:55
11-Jul-2018 B744Anchorage Intl ()Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport () 03:31PM AKDT 12:59AM EDT (+1) 5:28
11-Jul-2018 B744Shanghai Pudong Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 09:41PM CST 01:56PM AKDT 8:14
10-Jul-2018 B744Los Angeles Intl ()Incheon Int'l () 06:15AM PDT 09:41AM KST (+1) (?) 11:26
09-Jul-2018 B744Los Angeles Intl ()Incheon Int'l () 11:38PM PDT 03:24AM KST (+2) 11:45
09-Jul-2018 B744Anchorage Intl ()Los Angeles Intl () 03:12PM AKDT 09:03PM PDT 4:50
09-Jul-2018 B744Incheon Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 10:11PM KST 12:18PM AKDT 7:06
07-Jul-2018 B744Almaty ()Leipzig/Halle () 04:05PM +06 06:12PM CEST 6:06
05-Jul-2018 B744Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport ()Narita Int'l () 06:46AM EDT 07:47AM JST (+1) 12:00
04-Jul-2018 B744Anchorage Intl ()Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport () 03:58PM AKDT 01:28AM EDT (+1) 5:30
04-Jul-2018 B744Shanghai Pudong Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 10:05PM CST 01:57PM AKDT 7:51
03-Jul-2018 B744Los Angeles Intl ()Incheon Int'l () 11:06PM PDT 03:00AM KST (+2) 11:54
03-Jul-2018 B744Los Angeles Intl ()Incheon Int'l () 05:55AM PDT 09:14AM KST (+1) (?) 11:19
03-Jul-2018 B744Los Angeles Intl ()Incheon Int'l () 12:28AM PDT 04:40AM KST (+1) 12:12
02-Jul-2018 B744Anchorage Intl ()Los Angeles Intl () 02:55PM AKDT 08:24PM PDT 4:29
02-Jul-2018 B744Incheon Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 11:08PM KST 01:35PM AKDT 7:26
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