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land mile

[′lan ¦mīl]
(mechanics)
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In typical FedEx operations, the 777 Freighter has a revenue payload capacity of 178,000 pounds (81 metric tons), and can fly 5,800 nautical miles, the equivalent of about 6,675 land miles or nearly three times the approximate distance between the east and west coasts of the U.
TWO drunken Dubliners caused chaos aboard a packed holiday flight forcing the plane to land miles from its destination because they were refused alcohol.
Its flight range, the equivalent of about 6,675 land miles, or nearly three times the approximate distance between the east and west coasts of the U.
The year-long expedition took the team across two continents, 16 countries and more than 18,000 land miles.