TOUR DETAILS
Tour
Get Your Kicks Above Route 66
Tour description

Take to the Skies low & slow over Route 66 in the Cessna 152. The goal of this tour is for you to fly VFR using the road as your navigation and visual waypoints using a VFR chart (Skyvector link below). The leg distances to the right are only measured direct so actual flight distances will be longer when using the road to navigate.

U.S. Route 66 or the "Mother Road", was one of the original highways in the U.S. Highway System. US 66 was established on November 11, 1926, with road signs erected the following year. The highway, which became one of the most famous roads in the United States, originally ran from Chicago, Illinois, through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona before terminating in Santa Monica in Los Angeles County, California, covering a total of 2,448 miles (3,940 km).

It was recognized in popular culture by both the hit song "(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66" and the Route 66 television series, which aired on CBS from 1960 to 1964. In John Steinbeck's classic American novel, The Grapes of Wrath (1939), the road "Highway 66" symbolized escape and loss.

US 66 served as a primary route for those who migrated west, especially during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, and the road supported the economies of the communities through which it passed. People doing business along the route became prosperous due to the growing popularity of the highway, and those same people later fought to keep the highway alive in the face of the growing threat of being bypassed by the new Interstate Highway System.

US 66 underwent many improvements and realignments over its lifetime, but was officially removed from the United States Highway System in 1985 after it had been replaced in its entirety by segments of the Interstate Highway System.

Portions of the road that passed through Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico, and Arizona have been communally designated a National Scenic Byway by the name "Historic Route 66", returning the name to some maps. Several states have adopted significant bypassed sections of the former US 66 into their state road networks as State Route 66.

So jump in that 152 and take in the sights of America as you Get Your Kicks ABOVE Route 66!


VFR Skyvector Maps by State:
Illinois
Missouri
Oklahoma
Texas
New Mexico
Arizona & California

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Start date
03-03-2021
End date
03-03-2026
Distance
1,041 nm
Num. Legs
29 Flights
 TOUR LEGS
Leg #DepartureArrivalFlight #A/CDistanceETEBook Leg
1   KMDW
Chicago Midway International
  KDTG
Dwight
NDB3501 C152 28 nm 00:30
2   KDTG
Dwight
  KAAA
Logan County
NDB3502 C152 39 nm 00:30
3   KAAA
Logan County
  K3LF
Litchfield Municipal
NDB3503 C152 33 nm 00:30
4   K3LF
Litchfield Municipal
  KCPS
St Louis Downtown
NDB3504 C152 24 nm 00:30
5   KCPS
St Louis Downtown
  KUUV
Sullivan Regional
NDB3505 C152 33 nm 00:30
6   KUUV
Sullivan Regional
  KTBN
Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Forney field
NDB3506 C152 33 nm 00:30
7   KTBN
Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Forney field
  K3DW
Downtown
NDB3507 C152 38 nm 00:30
8   K3DW
Downtown
  KJLN
Joplin Regional
NDB3508 C152 38 nm 00:30
9   KJLN
Joplin Regional
  KH04
Vinita Municipal
NDB3509 C152 27 nm 00:30
10   KH04
Vinita Municipal
  KRVS
Richard Lloyd Jones Jr
NDB3510 C152 32 nm 00:30
11   KRVS
Richard Lloyd Jones Jr
  KPWA
Wiley Post
NDB3511 C152 53 nm 00:30
12   KPWA
Wiley Post
  KCLK
Clinton Regional
NDB3512 C152 38 nm 00:30
13   KCLK
Clinton Regional
  K2E7
Mc Lean Gray County
NDB3513 C152 52 nm 00:30
14   K2E7
Mc Lean Gray County
  KTDW
Tradewind
NDB3514 C152 40 nm 00:30
15   KTDW
Tradewind
  KTCC
Tucumcari Municipal
NDB3515 C152 53 nm 00:30
16   KTCC
Tucumcari Municipal
  KSXU
Santa Rosa Route 66
NDB3516 C152 32 nm 00:30
17   KSXU
Santa Rosa Route 66
  KSAF
Santa Fe Municipal
NDB3517 C152 50 nm 00:30
18   KSAF
Santa Fe Municipal
  KABQ
Albuquerque International Sunport
NDB3518 C152 25 nm 00:30
19   KABQ
Albuquerque International Sunport
  KGNT
Grants-Milan Municipal
NDB3519 C152 36 nm 00:30
20   KGNT
Grants-Milan Municipal
  KGUP
Gallup Municipal
NDB3520 C152 26 nm 00:30
21   KGUP
Gallup Municipal
  KP14
Holbrook Municipal
NDB3521 C152 48 nm 00:30
22   KP14
Holbrook Municipal
  KFLG
Flagstaff Pulliam
NDB3522 C152 45 nm 00:30
23   KFLG
Flagstaff Pulliam
  KP23
Seligman
NDB3523 C152 33 nm 00:30
24   KP23
Seligman
  KIGM
Kingman
NDB3524 C152 30 nm 00:30
25   KIGM
Kingman
  KA09
Eagle Airpark
NDB3525 C152 26 nm 00:30
26   KA09
Eagle Airpark
  KDAG
Barstow Daggett
NDB3526 C152 57 nm 00:30
27   KDAG
Barstow Daggett
  KVCV
Southern California Logistics
NDB3527 C152 19 nm 00:30
28   KVCV
Southern California Logistics
  KSBD
San Bernardino International
NDB3528 C152 18 nm 00:30
29   KSBD
San Bernardino International
  KSMO
Santa Monica Municipal
NDB3529 C152 35 nm 00:30
  Tour Pilots
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Lance WilliamsLeg 1 PIREPLeg 2 PIREPLeg 3 PIREPLeg 4 PIREPLeg 5 PIREPLeg 6 PIREPLeg 7 PIREPLeg 8 PIREPLeg 9 PIREPLeg 10 PIREPLeg 11 PIREPLeg 12 PIREPLeg 13 PIREPLeg 14 PIREPLeg 15 PIREPLeg 16 PIREPLeg 17 PIREPLeg 18 PIREPLeg 19 PIREPLeg 20 PIREPLeg 21 PIREPLeg 22 PIREPLeg 23 PIREP
John WhiteLeg 1 PIREPLeg 2 PIREPLeg 3 PIREPLeg 4 PIREPLeg 5 PIREPLeg 6 PIREPLeg 7 PIREPLeg 8 PIREPLeg 9 PIREPLeg 10 PIREPLeg 11 PIREPLeg 12 PIREPLeg 13 PIREPLeg 14 PIREPLeg 15 PIREPLeg 16 PIREPLeg 17 PIREPLeg 18 PIREPLeg 19 PIREPLeg 20 PIREPLeg 21 PIREPLeg 22 PIREPLeg 23 PIREPLeg 24 PIREPLeg 25 PIREPLeg 26 PIREPLeg 27 PIREPLeg 28 PIREPLeg 29 PIREP
Chris SmithLeg 1 PIREPLeg 2 PIREPLeg 3 PIREPLeg 4 PIREPLeg 5 PIREP
Tom KoczkodanLeg 1 PIREPLeg 2 PIREPLeg 3 PIREPLeg 4 PIREPLeg 5 PIREPLeg 6 PIREPLeg 7 PIREPLeg 8 PIREPLeg 9 PIREPLeg 10 PIREPLeg 11 PIREP
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