Whats your Shortest non stop flight?

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2NM from Kuredu to Komandoo 1min airborne
MAT DH6-300
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MBGT-MBSY 7.3 nm
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AK3 to ZBB..Off R25 straight-in R25..32 seconds in my Grumman AA1A/
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Great Circle Distance - 18mi
KMKE - KUES
Piaggio Avanti... 7mins

Or

Great Circle Distance - 12mi
CYYZ - CYTZ
Piaggio Avanti... 7mins
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PilotDAR wrote: Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:42 pm Doug Ronan's to Skywagon City, 1/3 mile (Google earth) liftoff touchdown.

I've also done this flight, albeit not intentionally! Peter had given me the coordinates to his place as I was heading up for a visit. But failed to mention there was an almost identical strip right next to his, also with a collection of different planes and parts laying around. I took a guess and ended up landing at Dougs. He lets me know of my miscalculation after I tell him I was there to see Peter. I quickly apologize and he tells me not to worry about it as he gives me the keys to his truck, points to Peters place and shows me the path leading directly to his house.

I returned after a few hours and made the quick hop from his strip to Peters. That was a fun day!
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I’ve heard of a couple people mistaking Denny Island for Bella Bella then making the 4 mile hop to the right airport.
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goleafsgo wrote: Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:01 am Island Lake to St. Theresa 7NM
I was beat to it. Done it in both directions.

One client once wanted to go to Island Lake. I asked him "There are 2 airports up there, are you sure?" Turns out he wanted to go to St. Theresa, but apparently I was the dumb one for landing at the wrong airport.

Why you would want to go to either sure beats me.
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Two.
Northern Quebec, saint honore airport to bagotville air force base. About 5 miles.
Mirabel airport to dorval airport. Also about 5 miles.
The northern flight took 3 minutes in a light single trainer.
The Montreal area flight took 20 minutes in a large jet!!!
Go figure.
Both in vmc conditions.
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SnotRocket wrote: Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:31 am
goleafsgo wrote: Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:01 am Island Lake to St. Theresa 7NM
I was beat to it. Done it in both directions.

One client once wanted to go to Island Lake. I asked him "There are 2 airports up there, are you sure?" Turns out he wanted to go to St. Theresa, but apparently I was the dumb one for landing at the wrong airport.

Why you would want to go to either sure beats me.
Medevac up there was fun as well. It was hard to get the patient, medevac plane and ground transport to consistently show up at the right airport :D

It was a challenge though to be able to log .0 flight time.
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