Baku - Post Report Question and Answers

What is your home city/country? How long is the trip to post from there, with what connections? How easy/difficult is it to travel to this city/country?

DC, USA, allot 24 hours for travel. It is no fun to travel in and out due to odd flight times. Note, land borders closed (still from Covid??) so flights are your only option for getting away beyond Azerbaijan regional travel - Sep 2023

Home country is the U.S. It took about 25 hours to arrive in Baku. - Aug 2023

D.C. is our home base. It takes close to a full 24 hours to get from Baku to the U.S. (or U.S. to Baku). Most common transits are through Frankfurt or Istanbul with late arrivals and insanely early departures out of Baku. - Aug 2023

Washington, D.C. The trip can take a full day through Frankfurt or Istanbul. - Jun 2023

We usually do home leave in Connecticut, and if you fly into NY or Boston instead of Hartford, flight time is around 13-14 hours. With layovers it usually ends up being around 20 hours total. During non-Covid times the typical flight route goes through Frankfurt, Germany. I prefer the Turkish Airlines flight through Istanbul, but you need the Fly America waiver. You can also go to/from with Qatar Airways. - Jun 2021

Baku is a 4.5 hour flight from Frankfurt and then another 7 hours or so to Washington, D.C. Flights operate almost daily between Frankfurt and Baku. There are daily flights to Moscow and Istanbul as well, but most USG employees go via Frankfurt. There are also weekly flights to Paris, Rome, London, and lots of other cities. - Jan 2019

We don’t have a real home base in the US, but usually travel to DC (about 19 hours with a stop in Frankfurt), Utah (about 17 hours with 2 stops), or Germany (6 hours direct flight to Frankfurt) - Jul 2018

United States. Common routing is through Frankfurt or Istanbul. - May 2018

My home state is on the west coast of the U.S. It takes a good 2 days to get there, usually traveling through Frankfurt and San Francisco. - Mar 2017

East Coast. 4 hours to Frankfurt and 8 hours to DC. - Jul 2015

East Coast. Four hours from Frankfurt. - Jan 2013

East Coast: NJ. About 15-20 hours fly time. - Dec 2011

East Coast - flights via London or Frankfurt and it takes about 15-20 hours. - Sep 2010

From east coast of U.S it is about 15 hours. - Aug 2010

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