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Bluegrass Airlines, October 2010

 

Trans Sierra Airways

by Allan Lowson

Trans Sierra was a small feeder line serving Porterville and Lake Tahoe from San Francisco in the late 1950s to 60s using de Havilland Dove aircraft and there is not much more information available for them.

These routes were taken from a timetable from the late 1950s which is displayed on www.timetableimages.com .

San Francisco Lake Tahoe Route (Flt 501/502 & 503/504)

 

Heading

Distance

Down

City Name

ICAO

Up

Heading

Distance

072

0

0600

San Francisco

KSFO

0930

-

56.8

077

56.8

0645

Stockton

KSCK

0855

252

39.8

020

39.8

0710

Sonora

(Columbia)

O22

0830

258

54.7

-

54.7

0740

Lake Tahoe

KTVL

0800

201

0

 

San Francisco Porterville Route (Flt 401/402)

 

Heading

Distance

Down

City Name

ICAO

Up

Heading

Distance

146

0

1830

San Francisco

KSFO

0840

-

67.7 nm

114

67.7 nm

1920

Salinas

KSNS

0805

327

70.1 nm

073

70.1 nm

2005

Coalinga

C80

0725

295

33.5 nm

122

33.5 nm

2030

Hanford

KHJO

0655

254

32.9nm

-

32.9nm

2050

Porterville

KPTV

0630

302

0

 

Flight Simulator Files

The de Havilland Dove is available in dh104_v2.zip from www.flightsim.com.