This evening we bid adieu to 2016 and ring in 2017. As I reflect on the year and the lessons learned, one of the most striking is how much I was on the road: 92,234 miles flown and 99 nights spent in hotels. That’s the most I’ve traveled since 2005, when I moved to Thailand.
Some interesting statistics from my travel: I flew 59 flights covering 208 hours, resulting in an average flight of 1,563 miles with a flight time of 3:34. Not as much as many people but still a significant amount of time in the year.
The goal for next year is to manage my schedule more effectively. I may not reduce my travel quite as much but do hope to reduce the number of overall nights on the road a bit and balance the time more effectively between on the road and at home.
Wow! That’s a lot of miles and points. Do you have a lot of control on your travel schedule or does the business pretty well dictate the schedule?
Wow. I knew you travel a lot for work, but this looks amazing, it’s like you travelled the whole world.
Yup, that is WOW alright. I am glad you were able to visit your grandparents. Happy New Year Chris and Tawn.
That is a huge amount of travelling! Hopefully see you in Bangkok or Sydney. All the best for 2017!
i would loose many sleeps if i were in your shoes. i can’t sleep on the plane, and not on the first night at a hotel. thank goodness my work doesn’t require me to travel much at all.
Thankfully most flights are only about three hours – not requiring sleep.
that’s good then. but for someone who loves all things aerospace, i assume spending many hours on the plane is fun for you.