Longest flights in the world


Published: 2019-09-09 16:40

Last Updated: 2021-05-05 17:59

Longest flights in the world
Longest flights in the world

Over time, different airline companies have offered a number of ever-longer direct flights, which have made people able to fly practically halfway around the world without having to make a connection

If spending 10 hours on a plane doesn’t scare you, then you'll enjoy this list of the world’s longest commercial flights. The flights are listed by distance, from the shortest to the longest, according to msn

1. San Francisco–Dubai (13,041 km – 8,103 mi)

The first San Francisco–Dubai route was made in 2008. If you wish to travel from San Francisco to Dubai, the route will take about 16 hours.

2. Dallas/Fort Worth-Hong Kong (13,072 km – 8,123 mi)

Americans who want to visit Hong Kong without making a stopover are in luck with the Dallas/Fort Worth–Hong Kong route, which was first launched in 2014. The flight takes about 16 hours, 20 minutes.

3. Washington Dulles–Hong Kong (13,121 km – 8,153 mi)

Starting in 2018, Hong Kong also became accessible from Washington, DC several days a week. The flight takes about 15 hours, 55 minutes.

4. Houston George Bush International–Dubai (13,144 km – 8,167 mi)

You’ll have to spend at least 16 hours, 20 minutes on a plane if you want to make a non-stop trip between Dubai and Houston. The first flight was offered in December 2017.

5. Vancouver–Melbourne (13,183 km – 8,192 mi)

The first direct flight from Vancouver to Melbourne was launched in 2017. The flight takes about 16 hours, 20 minutes.

6. Toronto–Manilla (13,230 km – 8,221 mi)

A total of 15 hours, 30 minutes is the average flight time between Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Canada, and Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manilla, Philippines.

7. Los Angeles–Doha (13,367 km – 8,306 mi)

Los Angeles International Airport has the distinction of offering many of the longest flights in the world. One of these flights links the City of Angels to Doha, the capital of Qatar. The flight usually takes almost 16 hours.

8. Los Angeles–Jeddah (13,409 km – 8,332 mi)

Los Angeles International Airport also gets you to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia with a flight that takes about 16 hours, 45 minutes. The first flight was in March 2014.

9. Los Angeles–Dubai (13,420 km – 8,339 mi)

Dubai is another destination you can reach non-stop from Los Angeles International Airport. The flight takes about 16 hours, 15 minutes. If you leave Los Angeles at 4:30 p.m., you’ll get to Dubai the next day around 7:30 p.m.

10. Los Angeles–Abu Dhabi (13,502 km – 8,390 mi)

The first flight between the City of Angels and Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates was made in 2013. The flight took about 16 hours, 25 minutes.

11. Johannesburg–Atlanta (13,581 km – 8,439 mi)

One of the quickest ways for Americans to visit South Africa is to take the Johannesburg–Atlanta flight which was first offered in 2009. The flight takes 16 hours, 50 minutes.

12. San Francisco–Singapore (13,593 km – 8,446 mi)

The flights from San Francisco to Singapore can take up to 17 hours, 35 minutes.

13. Manilla–New York JFK (13,712 km – 8,520 mi)

Like their Canadian cousins, Americans also have access to a non-stop flight to Manilla. Flights from Manilla to New York began taking off in 2018. The flight lasts about 16 hours, 35 minutes.

14. Dallas/Fort Worth–Sydney (13,804 km – 8,577 mi)

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport offers two of the 10 longest direct flights in the world. The shorter of the two links the Australian metropolis to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The flights take place several times a week. On average, each flight takes 17 hours, 10 minutes.

15. Houston–Sydney (13,834 km – 8,596 mi)

Since 2017, Australians have had another option for uninterrupted travel to the United States—a non-stop flight to Houston. This flight may take about 17 hours, 30 minutes.

16. Singapore–Los Angeles (14,113 km – 8,769 mi)

About 17 hours, 50 minutes—that’s how long the flight from Singpapore to Los Angeles will take.

17. Dubai–Auckland (14,200 km – 8,823 mi)

When it was launched in 2016, the flight between Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Auckland, New Zealand, was the longest in the world. Passengers could expect to endure a 17-hour, 15-minute stay in the plane before arriving at their destination.

18. Perth–London (14,498 km – 9,008 mi)

You’ll have to be patient, though—the flight from Perthto London takes about 17 hours, 20 minutes.

19. Auckland–Doha (14,535 km – 9,032 mi)

When it was launched in 2017, the flight between Doha, Qatar, and Auckland, New Zealand, was the longest flight in the world. It has since been surpassed, but still remains one of the world’s longest flights. Passengers have to wait for at least 17 hours, 30 minutes to reach their destination.

20. Singapore–Newark (15,344 km – 9,534 mi)

The flight from Singapore to Newark was classified as the longest flight in the world. The flight takes just under 19 hours.