Flying to the East takes longer than to the West

January 16, 2022

Say it's travelling at 160 km/h (100 mph) - because it's already moving at 1,670 km/h with the planet, plus that little bit extra, it's able to keep itself ahead and actually get somewhere. On the other hand, if it's travelling towards the west, it's actually moving 1,670 km/h MINUS 160 km/h.

Source: ScienceAlert