GLA looks to expand service to SEZ & PHX

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GLA looks to expand service to SEZ & PHX

Postby Kilstorm » Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:20 pm

Great Lakes Airlines is looking to expand service from its Denver hub to provide service to Sedona KSEZ and Phoenix KPHX with its Jetstream 41. The new route will also include a stop at Telluride KTEX on the south going leg and a stop at Aspen KASE on the north going leg. A trial flight was conducted on Feb 16. Here is the flight info. Captain Nathan Palmer preformed a very nice landing during clam winds and clear skies which was great weather for this maiden flight.

Flight ID: GLA589
Flight Type: Normal
Pilot: Nathan Palmer
Company: Great Lakes Airways
Aircraft: PMDG Jetstream 41 Great Lakes Express
Flight Date: February 16 2017
Departure: 13h04 (20h05 GMT)
Arrival: 15h00 (22h01 GMT)

From: KDEN - Denver Intl - United States
To: KSEZ - Sedona - United States
Nbr of Passengers: 11

Report:

Flight Distance: 453 Nm Landing Speed: 101.93 kt
Time Airborne: 01h44:22 Landing Touchdown: -80.0 ft/m (kiss)
Flight Time (block): 01h55:33 Landing Pitch: 5.40°
Time On Ground: 00h20:41 Landing Weight: 20328 lbs
Average Speed: 260.44 kt Total Fuel Used: 1819 lbs
Climb Time: 00h23:41 Climb Fuel Used: 559 lbs
Cruise Time: 01h03:37 Cruise Fuel Used: 1067 lbs
Average Cruise Speed: 309.65 kt (M0.50) Cruise fuel/hour: 1006 lbs (calc)
Descent Time: 00h17:04 Descent Fuel Used: 192 lbs

Next leg will be a departure test flight and airport familiarity into KPHX with no passengers on board. With this new route, current travelers at KASE will be routed via Rocky Mountain Air into KDEN while passengers originating at Idaho Falls KIDA will continue to KPHX. Great Lakes Air is very excited about these new and expanding routes and welcome all the new travelers.
Nathan Palmer
Nantucket, MA
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Rocky Mountain Airways DHC6 N24RM
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