Say you live on Matinicus and you want to order some pizza from the mainland.

Here’s the problem: You’re 22 miles off the Maine coast, and the ferry — which takes two hours and 15 minutes, only runs roughly once a week. So getting some piping-hot, fresh pie could be a tall order.

The Island Institute produced this pretty amazing video that shows what it takes to get a pepperoni pizza delivered from Rockland to Matinicus.

In this case, it takes an airplane.

Dan MacLeod

Dan MacLeod is the managing editor of the Bangor Daily News. He's an Orland native who moved to Portland in 2002 and now lives in Unity. He's been a journalist since 2008, and previously worked for the...