These Are the Best Flight Paths to See the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse
The 2024 total solar eclipse will be visible from many locations in the US, but the sky may be the best.
Southwest Airlines said that it will run three flights next year with the best chance of affording customers a perfect view of the eclipse (with solar eclipse glasses):
Southwest Flight #1252 leaves Dallas (Love Field) at 12:45 p.m. Pittsburgh CDT Southwest Flight #1721: Austin-Indianapolis at 12:50 p.m. CDT.
Southwest Flight #1910: St. Louis to Houston (Hobby) at 1:20 p.m. CDT. These flights may also experience totality during their scheduled times:
Southwest Flight #955 leaves Dallas (Love Field) for Chicago (Midway) at 12:50 p.m. CDT. Southwest flight #506 leaves Milwaukee for Dallas (Love Field) at 1:05 p.m. CDT.
Southwest flight #1734 leaves Houston (Hobby) for Indianapolis at 1:35 p.m. CDT. Southwest #1682: 1:30 p.m. Chicago (Midway) departure. Austin CDT
On April 8, 2024, the Great American Eclipse will cross the country from Texas to Maine at different times. It follows the annular eclipse that spanned
"This weekend's annular solar eclipse was an exciting preview of next year's total solar eclipse, and our Meteorology and Network Planning
Teams identified the best viewing opportunities," Southwest Airlines chief meteorologist David Dillahunt said. Our flight schedule allows us to provide hundreds
of seats in the skies to see the eclipse, and we look forward to celebrating with our customers and demonstrating our hospitality.
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