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Around The World Flight 24, Nairobi to Kalemie

A spectacular flight along the shores of Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika.

Kalemie_APPR

Another highlight of the tour is the opportunity to fly close to the shores of both Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika as we head to Kalemie in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. With a surface area of approximately 68,800 km2 (26,600 sq mi), it has a maximum depth of 84 m (276 ft) and an average depth of 40 m (130 ft). Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area, the world’s largest tropical lake, and the world’s second largest fresh water lake by surface area, after Lake Superior in North America.

NASA http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/sseop/EFS/photoinfo.pl?PHOTO=STS51G-34-12, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=26671324

Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania, Zaire, and Zambia June 1985

Lake Tanganyika is another African Great Lake. The lake covers 32,900 km2 (12,700 sq mi), with a mean depth of 570 m (1,870 ft) and a maximum depth of 1,470 m (4,820 ft). It is estimated to be the second largest freshwater lake in the world by volume, and the second deepest, in both cases, after only Lake Baikal in Siberia. It is also the world’s longest freshwater lake. The lake is divided among four countries – Tanzania, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Burundi, and Zambia. Kalemie, formerly Albertville or Albertstad, is a town on the western shore of Lake Tanganyika. (source: wikipedia)

Flight Information HKJK – FZRF (IFR)
Departure

Nairobi (HKJK)


Destination Kalemie (FZRF)

Aircraft Airbus a320neo
Cruising altitude FL280, 28000ft, 8534m
Date & Time May 20, 2016 14:20 Zulu

Waypoints &

Distance

HKJK NV PARIN EGLOX NIBOT MZ GETAB BJA TALAC FZRF

(627.9nm, 1162.8km ) TAS: 320Kts, Time: 1:58

Flight Plan & 

Scenery Tiles

FP_HKJK-FZRF (PlanG)
FP_HKJK-FZRF (PDF) Scenery: X-Plane default

Photo Gallery

Around The World, journey progress, leg 24

 Distance: 7361 nm, 13633 km

Next flight: Kalemie to Karonga >>>

The list of all flights:

Around The World in 80 Flights

Inspired by: First Class Simulations

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