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    Watch: Super Smoky Classic Airliner Ops At SFO

    Here’s some classic commercial airliner action shot at San Francisco International Airport (KSFO) in 1973! Shot by Ken Butz, this footage of departures from runway 1R and approaches on runway 28L was originally silent but the uploader of the transfer, Classic Airliners & Vintage Pop Culture, added sound. The film features Western Airlines (WA) and […] More

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    Virgin America Celebrates 10 years of Hipster Flying Before The Airline Fades To History

    Virgin America is celebrating 10 years of bringing a rockin vibe to flying!  On August 8th, 2007 the airline flew its first flight between San Francisco International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. Teammate Chris Garlington, a Guest Services team member in LAX, created this tribute video to celebrate the occasion. It’s pretty impressive! Chris […] More

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    BREAKING: NTSB Releases Extremely Close Call Photos From Air Canada Incident At SFO Airport

    Last month, an Air Canada A320 (Air Canada Flight 759) mistakenly lined up to land on a taxiway instead of the active runway.  On the taxiway were 4 other aircraft, including three wide-body aircraft each carrying hundreds of passenger.  The potentially deadly incident was only avoided after one of the 787 pilot’s holding short made […] More

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    Additional Footage Of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 Crash at SFO Shows Tower View

    The crash of Asiana Flight 214, a Boeing 777-28EER (HL7742) at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) took place on July 6th 2013. The flight originated at Incheon International Airport near Seoul, South Korea. On final approach to runway 28L the aircraft made contact with the water short of the runway. After that the aircraft made […] More

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    Formation Landing With a Boeing 747-400 at SFO

    Have you ever looked out the window while landing at San Francisco International and noticed a plane flying seemingly in a close formation with you?  There’s a reason for that.  San Francisco International Airport has two sets of parallel runways.  On most days, traffic lands on runways 28L and 28R.  These two runways are only […] More