Balbo's North Atlantic Flight in 1933 
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The stages of North American Balbo's Flight

Almost 20.000 Km of flight from Italy to North America and back among thick fog, ice, torrential rains. But everything was repaid by the enormous echo that made the valiant enterprise in the world, followed by celebrations, exultation, pride of Italian citizens scattered throughout the world. The Italians of America could finally turn the streets with their heads held high.

Click on the side to see the detail of each stage, click on the image below to enlarge it.

Stage
Distance
Departure date
Arrival date
Duration
(A) Orbetello - Amsterdam
km. 1400
1933-07-01 - 04:45:00
1933-07-01 - 11:45:00
07:00:00
(A) Amsterdam - Londonderry
km. 1000
1933-07-02 - 06:20:00
1933-07-02 - 11:55:00
05:35:00
(A) Londonderry - Reykjavik
km. 1500
1933-07-05 - 12:50:00
1933-07-05 - 19:10:00
06:20:00
(A) Reykjavik - Cartwright
km. 2400
1933-07-12 - 07:55:00
1933-07-12 - 19:55:00
12:00:00
(A) Cartwright - Shediac
km. 1200
1933-07-13 - 13:25:00
1933-07-13 - 19:40:00
06:15:00
(A) Shediac Montreal
km. 800
1933-07-14 - 13:55:00
1933-07-14 - 18:10:00
04:15:00
(A) Montreal - Chicago
km. 1400
1933-07-15 - 15:20:00
1933-07-15 - 23:10:00
07:50:00
(A) Chicago - New York
km. 1600
1933-07-19 - 12:55:00
1933-07-19 - 20:20:00
07:25:00
(R) New York Shediac
km. 1200
1933-07-25 - 10:15:00
1933-07-25 - 16:10:00
05:55:00
(R) Shediac - Shoal Harbour
km. 900
1933-07-26 - 08:50:00
1933-07-26 - 12:50:00
04:00:00
(R) Shoal Harbour - Azzorre
km. 2700
1933-08-08 - 08:00:00
1933-08-08 - 18:30:00
10:30:00
(R) Azzorre Lisbona
km. 1400
1933-08-09 - 07:25:00
1933-08-09 - 15:15:00
07:50:00
(R) Lisbona - Roma
km. 2200
1933-08-12 - 07:15:00
1933-08-12 - 18:45:00
11:30:00