Full Flight POV: PHX to MDW to ORF – Southwest (2018)

October 27th, 2018. (Uploaded in early October 2020) Happy Halloween!
Part 1: -Window seat/right side/behind the wing POV, of early morning takeoff from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) in Phoenix, Arizona. Climb-out to the east, with a left turn to the northeast, ascent above a few clouds, flight attendant announcements after surpassing altitude of 10,000 feet. After a beautiful sunrise, clear and sunny day.
-Awesome views of: South Mountain, Interstate 10 freeway, 101 loop freeway, Mesa, 60 freeway, Chandler, Gilbert, PHX Mesa Gateway Airport, Apache Junction, 202 loop freeway, Usery Mountain, Globe. Tonto National Forest. Fall season.
-Early morning nonstop flight over to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) in Chicago, Illinois. To catch connecting flight to Norfolk, Virginia (ORF). Southwest Airlines, Boeing 737-700 aircraft. PHX to MDW to ORF, PHX-MDW-ORF.

Part 2: -Window seat/right side/behind the wing POV, of approach and landing at Chicago’s Midway Airport (MDW) in Chicago, Illinois. Decent through some scattered clouds, arrival from the southeast. Touchdown!
-Flight attendant “Welcome” announcements, taxi to the gate. Cloudy and overcast day.
-Awesome views of: rural Illinois, northwest Indiana, Lake Michigan, Downtown Chicago. Fall season, cooler weather.
-Part 1 of my 2nd long-time-coming return trip to the east coast U.S.A. in general. This time: Virginia and South Carolina, with a drive through NC in between. I hadn’t been to Norfolk & Portsmouth since the summer of 2008. (Same with Myrtle Beach)
This followed my previous return trip to Florida and the southern east coast (Sept. 2018, first time back since 2008).
*This was my first time back at Chicago Midway since the summer of 2007!! And the Chicago area in general since the summer of 2010.

Part 3: -Window seat/left side/behind the wing POV, of takeoff from Chicago’s Midway Airport (MDW) in Chicago, Illinois. Liftoff! Up through the heavy clouds, left turns around toward the east.
-Flight attendant announcement after surpassing altitude of 10,000 feet. Cloudy and overcast day.
-Awesome views of (under the clouds): rural northeast Illinois, northwest Indiana, Lake Michigan, Downtown Chicago. Fall season, cooler weather.
-Afternoon connecting flight to Norfolk, Virginia (ORF). Southwest Airlines, Boeing 737-700 aircraft. PHX to MDW to ORF, PHX-MDW-ORF.

Part 4: -Window seat/left side/behind the wing POV, of approach & landing at Norfolk International Airport (ORF) in Norfolk, Virginia. Touchdown!
-Flight attendant “Welcome” announcement, taxi to the gate. Cloudy and overcast day. Evening arrival.
-Awesome views of (under the clouds): Williamsburg in the distance, Hampton Roads, Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay, Cape Charles, Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Virginia Beach.
-Part 2 of my 2nd long-time-coming return trip to the east coast U.S.A. in general. This time: Virginia and South Carolina, with a drive through NC in between. I hadn’t been to Norfolk & Portsmouth since the summer of 2008. (Same with Myrtle Beach)
This followed my previous return trip to Florida and the southern east coast (Sept. 2018, first time back since 2008).
-I visited/stayed with an old family friend (my mom’s dad’s side) at her house (full of memories) in Portsmouth, VA. Hadn’t been there since ’08, hadn’t seen her since 2011. Went to the Virginia Air & Space Museum & Virginia Beach Aquarium.
-I drove down to Myrtle Beach, SC. Visited/stayed with another old relative (one of my mom’s cousins, on grandma’s

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