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Boeing 737-800 (HP1716CMP) - low landing
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Boeing 737-800 (HP1716CMP)


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Kurt Anderson
Just my take but to close for comfort and hearing loss.
gary ciana
Nobody is holding their ears!! Then, wouldn't beach goers have been blown all over the place??? I suspect Photo-Shop type deal here.
Google: St. Maarten airport
At this stage of approach, the engine noise would be minimal with the current generation of aircraft, wake turbulence may make one stumble. On take off on that beach, another ball game!

Once, at LHR, I was blown of my feet and got slight burns by standing by the fence directly behind BA Concorde ( 27L ) as the afterburner kicked in.....I learned a big lesson that day.
Brad Meyers
St Martin. No PhotoShop. Cool airport for plane watching but I betcha the watcher gets a facefull of sand!
S.O.P. at this airport. runway is pretty short. so being high and landing long are a bad idea.
People should have been blown away!
Dwight Hartje
Excellent composition and shot! I would really like to go there!
No hearing loss, and no Photoshop needed. I have spent many hours in the same spot. I could live on Maho Beach!
Sommer Whitlow
Jairo Silva
Muito linda esta foto!! Espetacular mesmo. Parabéns!!
There is a "rite of passage" to hold onto the fence during take-offs without being blown away.
Go look on Youtube for dozens of videos of Saint Juliana airport in St. Maarten to see both landings and takeoffs
looks like the united tail :)
Karter Hickling
This livery honestly is a united knockoff, always throws me off haha
It is very similar to Continental's globe logo adopted in 1991 (now adorning the UCH fleet)... but Copa was 49% owned by Continental in 1998 when Copa switched to this in 1999.
Devon Gabreluk
Well we know the photo was taken sometime after June of 2010 as the gentleman in the green shirt located lower-right seems to be capturing the landing on his white iPhone 4. I guess it could be a few months earlier if he is an Apple engineer conducting device abuse testing :)
Alvaro Gomez
Nice picture.....!
David Brown
So United. Much close.
wow that is so close nice picture wow
matt antes
Well, As Far as I am concerned, The take-off is much louder than the landing,

Because the engines need to start up, then comes the long roll of the aircraft (in this case, a 737-800)

So the landing is much quieter, because the noise is over you for a little while,

then dicapates when the aircraft moves away from you.
matt antes
And, no. The Beach-goers would not have been blown away by the engines because of the angle of attack. If you look at the beachers on the far Left side of the picture are already fighting the "Wind" but the people under the plane are fine (for now) Because the back of the engines have not gotten infront of the road on the right of the beach.
very good
Either you know the airport or you don't.
Seth Kim
It's from the beach right behind St. Maarten airport.

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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
04-Aug-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Mariscal Sucre Int'l () 19:01 EST 20:29 -05 1:27
04-Aug-2021 B738Cancun Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 13:48 EST 15:55 EST 2:06
04-Aug-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Cancun Int'l () 09:35 EST 11:49 EST 2:13
04-Aug-2021 B738Mariscal Sucre Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 05:00 -05 06:23 EST 1:22
03-Aug-2021 UnknownJose Joaquin de Olmedo Int'l ()Near Quito 22:59 -05 Last seen 23:40 -05 0:40
03-Aug-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Jose Joaquin de Olmedo Int'l () 19:16 EST 21:30 -05 2:14
03-Aug-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Mariscal Sucre Int'l () 19:16 EST Diverted
03-Aug-2021 B738Simon Bolivar Int'l (Maiquetia Int'l) ()Tocumen Int'l () 16:36 -04 17:42 EST 2:05
03-Aug-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Simon Bolivar Int'l (Maiquetia Int'l) () 11:45 EST 14:33 -04 1:47
03-Aug-2021 B738Miami Intl ()Tocumen Int'l () 08:05 EDT 09:32 EST 2:26
02-Aug-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Miami Intl () 18:38 EST 22:09 EDT 2:30
02-Aug-2021 B738Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 10:57 CDT 14:10 EST 3:12
01-Aug-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l () 22:07 EST 01:22 CDT (+1) 3:14
01-Aug-2021 B738Orlando Intl ()Tocumen Int'l () 18:36 EDT 20:35 EST 2:58
01-Aug-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Orlando Intl () 09:59 EST 14:00 EDT 3:00
01-Aug-2021 B738Ernesto Cortissoz Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 07:37 -05 08:32 EST 0:54
31-Jul-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Ernesto Cortissoz Int'l () 21:55 EST 22:49 -05 0:53
31-Jul-2021 B738Mariscal Sucre Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 18:50 -05 20:25 EST 1:35
31-Jul-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Mariscal Sucre Int'l () 15:30 EST 17:03 -05 1:32
31-Jul-2021 B738Cancun Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 11:36 EST 13:50 EST 2:13
31-Jul-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Cancun Int'l () 07:43 EST 10:01 EST 2:18
31-Jul-2021 B738Jorge Chávez Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 02:45 -05 05:56 EST 3:10
30-Jul-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Jorge Chávez Int'l () 21:40 EST 00:45 -05 (+1) 3:05
30-Jul-2021 B738Cancun Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 17:44 EST 19:51 EST 2:06
30-Jul-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Cancun Int'l () 14:06 EST 16:16 EST 2:09
30-Jul-2021 B738Rafael Nunez Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 09:34 -05 10:27 EST 0:52
30-Jul-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Rafael Nunez Int'l () 07:43 EST 08:30 -05 0:46
30-Jul-2021 B738Cheddi Jagan Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 04:20 -04 06:20 EST 2:59
29-Jul-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Cheddi Jagan Int'l () 21:30 EST 01:46 -04 (+1) 3:15
29-Jul-2021 B738Tampa Intl ()Tocumen Int'l () 17:53 EDT 19:42 EST 2:48
29-Jul-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Tampa Intl () 09:51 EST 14:05 EDT 3:14
29-Jul-2021 B738Luis Munoz Marin Intl ()Tocumen Int'l () 06:30 AST 07:54 EST 2:23
28-Jul-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Luis Munoz Marin Intl () 18:59 EST 22:24 AST 2:24
28-Jul-2021 UnknownNear QuitoTocumen Int'l () First seen 15:24 -05 16:47 EST 1:23
28-Jul-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Mariscal Sucre Int'l () 09:39 EST 11:06 -05 1:26
28-Jul-2021 B738Jorge Chávez Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 04:58 -05 08:09 EST 3:10
27-Jul-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Jorge Chávez Int'l () 19:12 EST 22:11 -05 2:59
27-Jul-2021 B738Mariscal Sucre Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 15:27 -05 16:53 EST 1:25
27-Jul-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Mariscal Sucre Int'l () 09:39 EST 11:09 -05 1:29
27-Jul-2021 B738Alfonso Bonilla Aragon Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 07:23 -05 08:29 EST 1:06
26-Jul-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Alfonso Bonilla Aragon Int'l () 22:00 EST 23:08 -05 1:07
26-Jul-2021 B738Fort Lauderdale Intl ()Tocumen Int'l () 18:35 EDT 20:09 EST 2:33
26-Jul-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Fort Lauderdale Intl () 11:51 EST 15:30 EDT 2:38
26-Jul-2021 B738Silvio Pettirossi Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 03:09 -04 08:23 EST 6:13
25-Jul-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Silvio Pettirossi Int'l () 19:13 EST 01:41 -04 (+1) 5:27
25-Jul-2021 B738Simon Bolivar Int'l (Maiquetia Int'l) ()Tocumen Int'l () 16:35 -04 17:31 EST 1:55
25-Jul-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Simon Bolivar Int'l (Maiquetia Int'l) () 11:34 EST 14:26 -04 1:51
25-Jul-2021 B738Ernesto Cortissoz Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 07:49 -05 08:45 EST 0:56
24-Jul-2021 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Ernesto Cortissoz Int'l () 21:58 EST 22:48 -05 0:50
24-Jul-2021 B738Cheddi Jagan Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 04:17 -04 06:31 EST 3:13
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