North Platt, Cheyenne, Rock Springs, Salt Lake City, Elko, Reno and San Francisco have been selected as the next stops to complete the coast-to-coast route.

September 8, 1920
The first east to west flight is completed in 34 hours, 5 minutes of flight time. The total time, however, when you count overnight stops and layovers, is 75 hours, 52 minutes. Still, this beats the best cross-country train times by 22 hours. It's a great day for the Air Mail Service!

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This accomplishment has raised the spirits of the pilots and promoted the use of air mail within the public. It's a beautiful sight to see an incoming plane with the words "Air Mail" written across the fuselage and know that I am a part of it.

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