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Featured Maps: Disaster relief to Haiti via seaplane (19 January 2010)

Many organizations are working to provide disaster relief to Haiti after the recent 7.0 earthquake but the seaport at Port-au-Prince was severely damaged and Toussaint Louverture International Airport is clogged with aircraft.

Ray Wolfe of SeaPlane Operations, LLC saw this as a perfect mission for the unique capabilities of the Grumman Albatross. Ray used the Great Circle Mapper to study various refueling options:

refueling options for Grumman Albatross disaster relief flight to Haiti

Click on the map for distances, estimated flight times, and map details.

Airlines and general aviation pilots use the Great Circle Mapper every day to study flight possibilities (depending on official charts for actual flight planning) but supporting this humanitarian mission is a very special opportunity.

 

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