January 30, 2013 Delta to run Atlanta-Anchorage during the summer season.
Delta Airlines today loaded Atlanta – Anchorage 21JUN13 – 31AUG13 once daily for the summer season.
DL1776 will leave at 3:00 PM arriving in Anchorage at 6:30 PM. The return flight DL 1785 will leave Anchorage at 7:30 PM arriving in Atlanta at 6:35 AM + 1 day. The flight which is 3,417 miles is just shorter than New York-London at 3,465 miles.
While it is a long flight, it is no where near the longest domestic flight which is New York to Honolulu at 4,962 miles, which is slightly longer than Seattle to Tokyo at 4,769 miles.
For the record the longest domestic flight in the world is Paris-Orly to Reunion Island which is 5,802 miles.