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It takes around 90 seconds.

August 10, 2017

Off the tip of Scotland, visitors and residents can take the shortest flight in the world, clocking in at around 90 seconds.

The flight from Westray to Papa Westray in the Orkney Islands is just 1.7 miles, with the lowest recorded flight taking 47 seconds during the best possible wind conditions, according to The Telegraph.

The flight has been running for the past 50 years, all year-round (with a slightly adjusted schedule in winter), a representative from the airline told Travel + Leisure.

Passengers take the short flight on one of Scottish airline Loganair's eight-seater planes, The Independent reported.

Belize is home to one of the other shortest flights in the world, covering a 2.4 mile distance between Caye Caulker and Caye Chapel in approximately two minutes, the Telegraph reported.

While Scotland might take the top spot for the shortest flight overall, an Austrian airline called People’s Air Group used to hold the record for the shortest international flight, crossing from Switzerland to Germany in just eight minutes. The flight was canceled earlier this year because of low ticket sales and the high cost of operating the short-haul flight.

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