Pan Am 747SP. This state-of-the-art aircraft boasted the ultimate range of any jet in the late 1970s, flying JFK-NRT, SFO-HKG, and LAX-SYD nonstop. Pan Am Flight 50 celebrated the 50th anniversary of Pan Am. Flown October 28–30, 1977 from San Francisco/SFO, with a time duration of 54 hours, 7 minutes, 12 seconds. 3 stopovers at London-Heathrow Airport, Cape Town International Airport and Auckland Airport. Flight 50 flew over both the North Pole and the South Pole.