Track the Florida Gators en route to Tuscaloosa

By Adam Silverstein
September 19, 2014

The Florida Gators are on their way to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to take on the No. 3 Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 3:30 p.m. As a long-time special OnlyGators.com feature, the following is the flight information for the Gators, which are flying over on an American Airlines Boeing 757-200 twin-jet.

You can also track the flight live while it is in the air!

ORIGIN: Gainesville Regional Airport (KGNV)
DESTINATION: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (KBHM)

DURATION: 1 hour, 3 minutes

DEPARTURE: 4:42 p.m. EDT [scheduled 4:45 p.m. EDT]
ARRIVAL: 4:46 p.m. CDT [scheduled 4:45 p.m. CDT]

4 Comments

  1. Mark says:

    Looks like a 737-800, not a 757.

  2. Mark says:

    It’s not a big deal, I don’t really care, it’s just if you’re going to go to the trouble of listing the make and model of the plane, you may as well use accurate info. I saw photos of them loading the plane, it was definitely a 737, not 757. Plus if you look at the data on the flight aware site, it clearly says 737-800. Also, in your graphic above it indicates that it is a 737 as well. The green lettering next to the little green plane tells you a lot of information, AA9405 is the chartered flight number, B738 indicates Boeing 737-800. The photo you linked to is of an actual 757-200, but as you said, this is not the actual plane used.

    • At one point, Florida was using a 757 to fly the team. I thought your previous comment was referring to the picture, not the data on the FlightAware page. It must’ve changed at some point last season, so in the next post I’ll update it accordingly. Thanks for pointing it out.

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