The Route as flown

Total 'Great Circle' distance
25,442 miles
40,936 km
Total actual distance flown
27,056 miles
43,533 km
Total Flying Hours  
165h 19'
Average distance per flying day
1,272 miles
2,046 km
Longest Leg
2,385 miles
3,837 km

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chasing the Morning Sun - The Route
Leg Start Destination
Distance in miles
Distance in km
Flying hours
1 Gloucestershire, UK Luqa, Malta
1,375
2,213
7h 59'
2 Malta Luxor, Egypt
1,286
2,070

7h.40'

3 Luxor Muscat, Oman
1,609
2,589
9h 23'
4 Muscat Colombo, Sri Lanka
1,826
2,939
11h 52'
5 Sri Lanka Penang, Malaysia
1,405
2,261
10h 10'
6 Penang Manilla, Philippines
1,546
2,487
10h 27'
7 Manilla Guam, Mariana Islands
1,594
2,565
10h 06'
8 Guam Bonriki, Kiribati
2,109
3,394
14h 21'
9 Kiribati Honolulu, Hawaii
2,385
3,837
16h 18'
10 Honolulu Hilo, Hawaii
216
348
1h 40'
11 Hilo San Jose, California
2,330
3,750
15h 28'
12 San Jose Apple Valley, California
328
528
2h 12'
13 Apple Valley Abilene, Texas
1,018
1,637
6h 27'
14 Abilene Savannah, Georgia
1,077
1,733
6h 18'
15 Savannah Bangor, Maine
1,099
1,769
7h 06'
16 Bangor Halifax, Nova Scotia
260
419
1h 41'
17 Halifax St Maria, Azores
2052
3,302
12h 46'
18 St Maria Cascais, Portugal
869
1,398
5h 49'
19 Cascais La Rochelle, France
661
1,063
4h 46'
20 La Rochelle Gloucestershire, UK
397
639
2h 50'
    Totals
25,442
40,936
165h 19'