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Japan Airlines resumes seasonal flights to Alaska

...with the first scheduled landing in Fairbanks set for Aug. 22. Airport officials say all charters are operated on Boeing 747-400 wide-body airplanes, which can seat 356 passengers.
World's largest aircraft to land in Fairbanks

...relief equipment. The strategic airlift transport aircraft has a 290-foot wingspan and a length of 276 feet. A Boeing 747-400 has a wingspan of 212 feet and length of 232-feet.
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Jetliner, cargo plane in near miss at Anchorage

...board came within an estimated 100 feet vertically and one-third of a mile horizontally of the departing Cargolux Boeing 747-400, which was bound for Chicago. "It's a very, very serious loss of separation in controlled airspace," Federal...
Alaska Digest

...advantage of direct flights between Japan and Fairbanks this winter. Some of those tourists were on a 231-foot long Boeing 747-400 that department Fairbanks International Airport last week, the largest airplane at the airport in at least 20 years...
Budget cuts pare real-time monitoring of volcanoes

...blew 115 miles from Anchorage.Following that eruption, several aircraft experienced damage from ash - including a Boeing 747-400 carrying 231 passengers that lost all four engines after flying into an ash cloud. The plane dropped more than two...


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