It's 16 minutes, from takeoff to landing.

United, via SkyWest, is now offering the shortest flight in the U.S. at just 16 minutes long, taking passengers from San Francisco to Santa Rosa, in California.

The airline operates the 62-mile route with a scheduled time of 45 minutes, which includes taxiing before takeoff and after landing, The Telegraph reported. In other words, you're spending more time on the taxiway than in the air.

Driving from San Francisco to Santa Rosa takes about an hour and 10 minutes, and can take much longer with traffic.

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