BTE World Tour '17 - Leg 4 BGGH to BIRK

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Having logged the grueling 1856nm trip Thursday, I decided to take Friday off and spend it in Nuuk. I had a leisurely brunch on Saturday morning at Cafe Esmeralda then headed to the airport rested and well fed for the trip to Reykjavik.

Flight plan distance - 930nm
Cruise Altitude - FL290
Weather - Wind Direction and Speed 102°M, 7 kts, Temperature 4°C, 39°F, Sea Level Pressure 29.91 inHg, Visibility > 20 nm
Weather - Wind Direction and Speed 117°M, 16 kts, Temperature 12°C, 54°F, Sea Level Pressure 29.48 inHg, Visibility > 20 nm

Taking off runway 05 departure to the north:

Wheels up  12:26pm local 3:26pm UTC:

Into the clouds:

BGSF Kangerlussuaq Greenland from FL290:

Leaving Greenland 405nm to my destination:

Top of Decent 87nm to Reykjavik:

Cleared to land runway 19 at BIRK:

I over compensated a bit for the 16kt crosswind and landed a little too far to the left but down safely at 7:44pm local and UTC:

BIRK, Reykjavik, Iceland
May 13, 2017
Flight time - 4:18
Accumulated flight time - 19:39
Accumulated distance - 3577nm

Next stop on the tour is Dublin, Ireland.

Until then, happy landings!


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