A Boeing Dreamlifter cargo aircraft operated by Atlas Air safely reached its eventual destination Thursday afternoon after having mistakenly landed at the wrong airport—which was unequipped to handle the modified 747-400 freighter—Wednesday night. The Dreamlifter is an extra-large 747-400F that is 235 feet, 2 inches (71.68 meters) long with a wingspan of 211.5 feet (64.44 meters). It ferries 787 parts to/from manufacturing facilities operated by Boeing and 787 suppliers. ...

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