These Are the Longest Flights in the World

Non-stop flights covering a long distance can prove to be quite daunting.  They may end up saving you a lot of time, if you can forego mid-way stops along the way. But they are not for everyone, as some people may prefer these stops and go out shopping or dining.

Anyhow, if you ever wanted to know some of the world’s longest flights by distance and no stopovers in between, then read on. We have listed down the top 10 longest flights in the world in terms of the distance covered.

Sr. No. Route Airline Distance (km) Flight Time Aircraft
1 Auckland – Doha Qatar Airways 14536 18 h, 5 m Boeing 777-200LR
2 Perth – London Qantas 14500 17 h, 20 m Boeing 787-9
3 Auckland – Dubai Emirates 14201 17 h, 5 m Airbus A380
4 Los Angeles – Singapore United 14114 17 h, 50 m Boeing 787-9
5 Houston – Sydney United 13834 17 h, 30 m Boeing 787-9
6 Dallas Ft. Worth – Sydney Qantas 13805 17 h, 15 m Airbus A380
7 San Francisco – Singapore United / Singapore Airlines 13594 17 h, 5 m (United) / 16 h, 40 m (Singapore Airlines) Boeing 787-9 (United) / Airbus A350-900 (Singapore Airlines)
8 Johannesburg – Atlanta Delta 13576 16 h, 50 m Boeing 777-200LR
9 Abu Dhabi – Los Angeles Etihad 13502 16 h, 30 m Boeing 777-200LR
10 Dubai – Los Angeles Emirates 13420 16 h Airbus A380

The Perth-London flight by Qantas was introduced in March this year, becoming the second longest flight around the world.

Can you endure such extremely long flights? Whats the longest flight you’ve ever been on? Let us know in the comments section.

Via Forbes

Feature Writer


  • On longer flights and if in economy class it is always good to select those seats which are charged extra, like front rows. Most of passengers do not like to pay extra $25-200 but most of the time you get a neighbor free seats and you can have a full bed luxury :)


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