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Gulfstream 650ER sets record

The Gulfstream G650ER, known as the world’s longest-range jet, recently made news with two city-pair records. One of these records included Scottsdale Airport as the destination. 

Gulfstream 650ER recordFor the first flight, the G650ER took off from Ohio’s John Glenn Columbus International Airport and landed at Shanghai´s Pudong International Airport 14 hours and 35 minutes later, covering 6,750 nautical miles/12,501 kilometers at an average cruise speed of Mach 0.85. (Photo: Robb Report)

Following that flight, the aircraft flew 6,143 nm/11,377 km from Taiwan’s Taipei Taoyuan International Airport to Scottsdale Airport, cruising at Mach 0.90 the entire trip. The total flight time was just 10 hours and 57 minutes.

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