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Airbus A330-200 (ZS-SXX)


The second day of flight SA405 / SA410 being operated by the A330-200. The previous pics were snapped on Tuesday 4 September of ZS-SXZ. The next day, Wed 5 September, her sister came to visit - ZS-SXX. When she landed the sky was mostly blue, but the westerly had already started bringing in a few clouds. By the time the unusual passenger count and their bicycles had been loaded, the wind had picked up considerably, and the weather had turned. By departure the weather was terrible, the clouds were low-down, and the rain started to pound down. Our notorious wind sure helps when the runway is short of 6,700 foot! Just to re-cap, our city had an influx of over 6000 athletes from around the world for the Iron Man Competition (tri-athlon). The usual single-isle aircraft (A319/A320) could not cope with the extra passengers and hundreds of bicycles to ferry the athletes back to Johannesburg for their onward journeys. The last time a aircraft of comparable size visited our airport was in 2010 for the Soccer World Cup.


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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
22-Jan-2020 A332Kotoka Int'l ()Washington Dulles Intl () 12:33AM GMT 06:53AM EST En Route
21-Jan-2020 A332OR Tambo Int'l ()Kotoka Int'l () 07:17PM SAST 11:05PM GMT 5:48
20-Jan-2020 A332Kotoka Int'l ()OR Tambo Int'l () 09:36AM GMT 05:01PM SAST 5:25
19-Jan-2020 A332Washington Dulles Intl ()Kotoka Int'l () 06:18PM EST 08:19AM GMT (+1) 9:00
18-Jan-2020 A332Kotoka Int'l ()Washington Dulles Intl () 11:53PM GMT 06:39AM EST (+1) 11:46
18-Jan-2020 A332OR Tambo Int'l ()Kotoka Int'l () 06:23PM SAST 10:15PM GMT 5:52
17-Jan-2020 A332Munich Int'l ()OR Tambo Int'l () 08:34PM CET 08:07AM SAST (+1) 10:32
16-Jan-2020 A332OR Tambo Int'l ()Munich Int'l () 09:36PM SAST 07:04AM CET (+1) 10:27
15-Jan-2020 A332Munich Int'l ()OR Tambo Int'l () 08:33PM CET 07:47AM SAST (+1) 10:14
14-Jan-2020 A332OR Tambo Int'l ()Munich Int'l () 09:24PM SAST 06:59AM CET (+1) 10:35
13-Jan-2020 A332Munich Int'l ()OR Tambo Int'l () 08:52PM CET 08:07AM SAST (+1) 10:14
12-Jan-2020 A332OR Tambo Int'l ()Munich Int'l () 09:47PM SAST 07:20AM CET (+1) 10:32
11-Jan-2020 A332São Paulo-Guarulhos Int'l ()OR Tambo Int'l () 05:33PM -03 06:46AM SAST (+1) 8:12
11-Jan-2020 A332OR Tambo Int'l ()São Paulo-Guarulhos Int'l () 11:16AM SAST 03:31PM -03 9:14
10-Jan-2020 A332São Paulo-Guarulhos Int'l ()OR Tambo Int'l () 06:00PM -03 07:19AM SAST (+1) 8:19
10-Jan-2020 A332OR Tambo Int'l ()São Paulo-Guarulhos Int'l () 11:17AM SAST 03:40PM -03 9:22
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