Updated: 2017-03-27.

Long-haul, in airline parlance, are flights where a relatively long distance is traveled. A long-haul flight is usually international, intercontinental, or at least transcontinental. Some international flights might not be long-haul, or even medium-haul; a flight from Miami to Kingston would be considered “short haul.” Most consider a long-haul flight to be six hours or more. Shorter flights are termed short-haul and medium-haul.

See also: Medium-Haul, Short-Haul.

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