Pilot aircraft have been flown to Houston from Houston, and it’s expected the same to be the case on Thursday, when the planes will fly from San Antonio to Atlanta.
A total of 10 planes have already flown from Houston.
The first flight from Houston will be a Cessna 172 that will take off from the Texas State University airport at 1:15 p.m.
Thursday and land in Houston.
The plane will land at a runway about two miles away from the airport.
The Cessnas will then take off on an A321-200 from the Harris County airport at 8:30 a.m., according to Houston Air National Guard.
That plane will then travel through the airport for about 20 minutes and land at the airport, according to a Houston Air Guard official.
The A321 is an older model of the Airbus A320.
The new A321s will be slightly larger and will have more passenger seats.
They will be able to carry more passengers and have larger cargo compartments.
The airport will be open until 5 p..m.; the first plane will take about 2 hours to make the trip, according the Houston Air Force.
The planes are expected to land in Austin about 8 p.l.m.(© Copyright 2017 The Associated Press.
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