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Old 05-01-2014, 11:22 AM
Colophon Colophon is offline
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It used to be a 2-minute flight between two islands in Shetland (Scotland) IIRC, but I think the flight no longer operates.

It was listed in my old Guinness Book of Records.

Edit: it's Orkney, not Shetland, and it looks like it is still running. I misremembered this story about the pilot on the route retiring last year:

Stuart Linklater, 59, will retire after making his final trip on the route between Westray and Papa Westray.

It takes just two minutes - including taxiing - to complete the 1.7 mile flight, which is about the same length as the runway at Edinburgh Airport.

Last edited by Colophon; 05-01-2014 at 11:24 AM.