How long does it take for an aircraft carrier to make a u-turn?

As a way of reminding a group of employees that change doesn't happen overnight a regional director of a company I used to work for said it takes 24 hours for an aircraft carrier to turn around. I thought it was a little suspect because it seems like such a long time but I can't find any information to... show more As a way of reminding a group of employees that change doesn't happen overnight a regional director of a company I used to work for said it takes 24 hours for an aircraft carrier to turn around. I thought it was a little suspect because it seems like such a long time but I can't find any information to confirm or deny if it's true or not.
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