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B747 landed to Rijeka Airport from Miami!

B747-400F landed to Rijeka Airport this morning (at 10:43 AM) from the United States.

B747-400F aircraft (registration mark N409MC) landed to Rijeka airport from Miami International Airport, Florida (USA) after 9 hours and 18 minutes of flying across the pond. The mentioned aircraft which landed to Rijeka is 20 years old.

B747 from Miami to Rijeka, photo: flightradar24

Atlas Air is the airline specialized for the cargo operations, with 8 hubs across the United States, one of them is Miami from where this aircraft arrived to the Kvarner region.

Rijeka Airport had great numbers in terms of cargo handling, it was not rare scene to see 2 B747 and MD-11 at the airport, even at the same time! But cargo traffic significantly dropped in last two years. In 2018. Rijeka handled 4655 tons of cargo, in 2019. 1025 tons, and now, in 2020., in the first 6 months - just 256 kilograms.

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