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As many longtime readers will know, I like checking things off lists and I like keeping track / statistics of most things in my life. I track my countries visited, counties visited, Interstate highways traveled, UNESCO World Heritage Sites visited among other things
So it’s probably no surprise that I also keep a detailed log of every flight I’ve ever taken. After researching which site was best to track flights, I went with OpenFlights.org, which is a pretty basic / barebones site but does the job. I have done my best to put in flights I took as a kid and I believe this is an up-to-date list
One thing I noticed on my recent trip to Cuzco / Machu Picchu was that I had made it halfway to the moon!
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And actually, in the time it’s taken me to get around to writing this post, I’ve flown to Sweden and back which is another 9000 miles. In fact, among a few other interesting statistics
- You can see my shortest flight – the 11 mile helicopter ride over the Mediterranean
- Longest flight was Emirates First Class from Dubai to New York – aka shower on the plane!
- My 2 most recent trips were my northernmost (to Arlanda Airport in Stockholm Sweden) and southernmost (to Cuzco Peru)
- 56 different airports (SEE ALSO: Meet the man who’s been to airports starting with all 26 letters). Personally, I’m missing G, J, O, Q, T, U, V, W, X, Y and Z
So I’m quite sure that my travels are not the most impressive out there – so I’m interested in hearing your travels.
Do you use something to track your flights? If so, what are some interesting travel stats you have? Leave a note on our Facebook group or in the comments!
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