08 March 2016

Alaska Airlines' Total Eclipse Flight

Today's Alaska Airlines flight ASA870, from ANC to HNL, will have the distinction of flying through the shadow of a total solar eclipse, of which the path is north of the Hawaiian Islands. To make the window of the solar eclipse, ASA870's departure from ANC will be delayed by 25 minutes. N459AS (c/n 36352, l/n 4832), a 737-990ER, is making the flight.

Further information is in this Alaska Airlines blog post.

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