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The leading zero in 08:00 implies that the time is given in a 24-hour clock, so it is not necessary to specify AM or PM. Your appointment will be at 8 in the morning. Note that it is common, but usually erroneous, to specify EST during daylight saving time. Your appointment will be at 8 AM according to daylight time or standard time, whichever is in ...


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All trains in Russia for years have operated on Moscow time. It's only slightly unsettling when you get to your train in Yekaterinburg and find out it's not there, but the upside is most of Russia is ahead of Moscow in terms of timezones, so worst case you'll arrive early, rather than late. However, it now appears that is changing as of August 1, 2018 (...


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Flight time between the two cities is approximately 2 hours 25 minutes. If the landing timezone was the same as Munich, it would land at around 00:10. Since the ETA is 01:10 and we know that the time difference between these 2 places is 1 hour (Munich = UTC+1, Athens = UTC+2), it is safe to say that Yes you will land at 01:10 local time in Athens. This is ...


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The earliest would be countries lying in UTC+14. In the Southern hemisphere summer, there are two places: Kiribati Samoa The latest is UTC-12 in which only a couple of uninhabited islands lie. However in UTC-11 you might have better chances. One of the territories lying there is American Samoa. So if you manage to travel from Samoa to American Samoa you ...


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Whenever I see leading zeroes in times without an AM/PM qualifier (e.g. "08:00") in the USA, they always refer to 24-hour time. This means that your appointment is almost certainly at 8 AM. I would give them a quick call to be certain.


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Yes, flight departure times for normal passenger flights are always shown in official local time, which follows DST changes according to the local rules.


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Easily. Since Dec 29, 2011, Apia, Samoa lies in UTC+14; Pago Pago, Western Samoa is UTC-11, 25 hours -- more than one entire day -- behind. There are several flights a day between them on Inter Island Airways and Polynesian, taking all of 35 minutes. So here's a sample schedule. Party through to the new year in Apia, then take the first flight out at (...


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I did some testing and it seems to be the time of the start and ending points you provided. I chose a route which passes a time border (between Spain and Portugal) and this is what I get: As you can see it takes into account the time zones, as the arrival time is actually before the departure time (because it's offset by the time difference). Just to ...


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From at least one authority on the topic: Whether clocks stay set on "ship" time or are changed as the vessel moves through time zones depends on the ship, the itinerary, and the time of year so it'll depend on the company you use, and the zone of the ship and where it travels during the tour. Most ships adhere to the time zone they are in and ...


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Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (UUS) to Sapporo-Chitose (CTS): 1h30 flight time 2 hours time difference 1.33 ratio. You actually arrive before you left, without any of the international date line trickery: (from Google Flights) I'm pretty sure there must be lots of short 30-minutes-or-so hops across a timezone boundary which would result in a ratio of 2, so I'm not ...


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You will be 17 according to the local calendar. No one checks your "Place of birth" when they ask for your age.


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UTC is typically used for co-ordinating flight plans, air traffic control, and so on, for precisely this reason. UTC is 'standard' time in the sense that all other timezones, including daylight-adjusted ones, are set against it. Of course, UTC is typically not used in day-to-day use by the public, so times in timetables, etc., will still typically be shown ...


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You can also go forward in time with good results, see Almaty to Urumqi: 45 minutes flight which propels you 3:45 forward for a ratio of 5! Maybe there is some trickery with flight time since the reverse flight is timed 2:50. Still they're 900 km away which should not translate to more than 1:30 in air.


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Your base facts are off. It is not the diameter of the Earth that is important, it is the Earth's circumference. At the equator, the Earth's circumference is approximately 40,000 km. Thus, to achieve what you suggest, you would need to travel at about 1,700 km/hour or 1,100 mph. This is much faster than any current commercial aircraft. This is also Mach 1.4 (...


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From seat61's page "Queen Mary 2, transatlantic ferry...": What's [a westbound] Atlantic crossing like? The QM2's clocks are put back an hour at 2am on five of the seven nights because of the time difference, giving you a welcome extra hour's sleep in this direction What's an eastbound Atlantic crossing like? The QM2's clocks are put ...


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I think just about every flight east across the international date line would qualify.


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I'm interpreting this question as "Are there flights whose scheduled local arrival time is numerically earlier than scheduled local departure time?" All other interpretations appear to be silly(ier). This will be satisfied by any flight of less than one hour duration which crosses a time zone boundary westbound. I thought of looking at flights into ...


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I have a close friend who was diagnosed with G.A.D and panic attacks some years ago. I have been around and I have seen him suffer even when he travels with me, especially that he is a bit scared of flying, which triggers panic attacks for him. The following tips usually work but it might be different from one person to another, so feel free to tweak them a ...


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Yes, you can. And you can so so without an aircraft. @Gagravarr's answer is closest to correct in real physical terms of any answer given. The following is based on his deeply insightful response. I'm an engineer. He is obviously [tm] correct in concept, but did not carry his point to its obvious conclusion. I do. Non-engineers may find themselves querying ...


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As for trains, in Sweden, trains at the end of DST will stop at the first station possible after 1:00 UTC (the instant the clocks are put back). As to the start of DST, all trains will instantaneously acquire a one hour delay at 1:00 UTC, and do their best to make up for the delay. If you take a night train at the start of DST, be prepared to have a one hour ...


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My wife is physician and she says: You shouldn't change your physician prescription times unless: you do it one or two hours per day (i.e. you take 3 pills each 8 hours, so you can advance one hour the first pill, then take the second 8 or 9 hours later and the last one 8 hours later.. maximum 2 hours). you ask your physician and he ...


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Minimally, you will only need your passports, but ideally bring a printed copy of your itinerary that includes the PNR reference. You can go directly to a check in desk with your passport; there is no need to go to a ticket desk first. As long as your names were correctly entered in the booking the airline can find your eticket from only your name. Some ...


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I'm not sure if this is quite what you asked for, but this press-release-based news story found its way onto a few news outlets (eg Yahoo News, Private Fly blog) in December 2013: Party at Sydney Opera House at 8pm local on December 31, till 1am local January 1 Chauffeured to Sydney airport for a 2am local take off. This is UTC 1500 on 31/12. 13 hour flight ...


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Different medicines have different requirements on when they're taken. Some can be quite general, some very specific (eg a very definite interval). Some have specific requirements about being before / during / after food. All of this means that what works for one medicine won't work for another, and what's safe with one can be dangerous with another! Your ...


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From Wikipedia: Paraguay observes DST under decree 1867 of March 5, 2004. DST ends on the second Sunday of March and starts on the first Sunday of October. In 2007, DST started on October 15, 2006 and ended on March 11, 2007. In 2010, Paraguay changed its own DST rules because of the energy crisis, ending DST on the second Sunday in April, ...


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Your age is judged according to to the local time. So if you're born in Australia and travel to the US a day before your 21st birthday then it doesn't matter that the clock has hit midnight making you 21 in Sydney, you can't (legally) start getting drunk in San Francisco.


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Well this is an easy one to answer if you ask the right question! "What is the only capital city with 2 different time zones"? You can celebrate New Year twice in Nicosia (capital of Cyprus), once in each half of the city! Nicosia now holds two distinctions. It is the last divided capital in Europe after the fall of the Berlin Wall — a United Nations ...


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Yes. The time displayed is always the airport local time.


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Here's how that flight looks on the Turkish airlines web site: It will leave late tonight (Washington time), and then land in and leave Istanbul on afternoon/evening of the 11th (Istanbul time) and then arrive in Pakistan at about 5am Pakistan time. But that will the be the 12th. Does that make more sense to you?


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The website timeanddate.com has a large number of tools for looking up all sorts of information about, well, times and dates. They have time calculators, time zone converters, time zone maps, a world clock (what time is it in City X?), a meeting planner to help find the best time for participants in multiple time zones, a list of time changes worldwide, ...


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