744 at MCN? 6500' runway?


And what is US Transportation Command?

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6500ā€™ is certainly a bit squeezy for a 747, it could get in (lots of reverse thrust), but getting out with a load would be fun. 8000ā€™ and no problem.

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Iā€™d imagine they might have gotten it in with a 40 lb. payload and 100 lbs. of fuel! I wish I would have seen this earlier, as the airport is only a few miles away from me. I know for years there was an old DC-10 there, though I think it was dismantled as opposed to having to take off.