Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor
December 27, 2015 to January 3, 2016



I visited Sky Harbor to photograph the uncommon heavies brought to town by football charters over the holidays.

December 27

Sun Country Boeing 737-8Q8 N805SY, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 27, 2015 Sun Country Boeing 737-8Q8 N805SY first flew as N1787B on October 10, 2001. Its construction number is 30032. It has been leased by Sun Country as N805SY since November 7, 2001.

Alaska Boeing 737-790 N607AS Portland Timbers, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 27, 2015 Alaska Boeing 737-790 N607AS first flew on June 24, 1999. Its construction number is 29751. It was delivered to Alaska on July 28, 1999. It flies in special Portland Timbers livery.

Alaska Boeing 737-790 N607AS Portland Timbers Phoenix Sky Harbor December 31 2015 Alaska Boeing 737-790 N607AS Portland Timbers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on December 31, 2015.. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

US Airways Airbus A321-211 N186US, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 27, 2015 US Airways Airbus A321-211 N186US first flew as D-AVZD on February 27, 2002. Its construction number is 1701. It was delivered to US Airways on March 25, 2002 and then transferred to American on December 10, 2013.

Nine years ago: US Airways Airbus A321-211 N186US at Los Angeles International on March 2, 2006.

US Airways Airbus A321-211 N186US at Los Angeles International on March 2, 2006.

Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N956WN, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 27, 2015 Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N956WN first flew a N1786B on April 14, 2011. Its construction number is 36672. It was delivered to Southwest on April 28, 2011.

Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N229WN, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 27, 2015 Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N229WN first flew on January 16, 2006. Its construction number is 32498. It was delivered to Southwest on January 30, 2006.

Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N784SW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 27, 2015 Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N784SW first flew as N1786B on September 25, 2000. Its construction number is 29840. It was delivered to Southwest on October 9, 2000.

Southwest Boeing 737-3H4 N356SW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 27, 2015 Southwest Boeing 737-3H4 N356SW first flew on August 1, 1991. Its construction number is 25251. It was delivered to Southwest on August 9, 1991.

Raytheon 4001 N410FL, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 27, 2015 Raytheon 4001 N410FL was built in 1996.

American Airbus A319-132 N808AW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 27, 2015 American Airbus A319-132 N808AW first flew as D-AVWM on September 2, 1999. Its construction number is 1088. It was delivered to America West on September 30, 1999. It was transferred to US Airways on April 25, 2006 and merged into the American fleet on December 10, 2013.

Delta Boeing 777-232 N709DN, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 27, 2015 Delta Boeing 777-232 N709DN first flew on February 25, 2010. Its construction number is 40559. It was delivered to Delta on March 22, 2010. It picked up a Green Bay Packers charter.

Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N761RR, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 27, 2015 Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N761RR first flew on February 16, 2000. Its construction number is 27875. It was delivered to Southwest on March 22, 2000.

United Boeing 747-422, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 27, 2015 United Boeing 747-422 bringing an Ohio State football charter to Sky Harbor from Rickenbacker International Airport.

Embraer EMB-505 N383QS, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 27, 2015 Brand new Embraer EMB-505 N383QS was built in 2015. Its certificate wasn't issued until December 31.

Air Transport International Boeing 767-281 N791AX, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 27, 2015 Air Transport International Boeing 767-281 N791AX first flew as N5573K on February 12, 1985. Its construction number is 23141. It was delivered to All Nippon as JA-8239 on March 5, 1985. Airborne Express registered it as N791AX on June 27, 2001 and leased it to RIO Linhas Aereas as PR-IOE on July 29, 2011. Air Transport International registered it as N791AX on December 4, 2012.

December 31

Westjet Boeing 737-8CT C-GWRG, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 31, 2015 Westjet Boeing 737-8CT C-GWRG first flew as N1787B on January 20, 2009. Its construction number is 39071. It was delivered to Westjet on February 16, 2012.

Southwest Boeing 737-7BD N7751A, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 31, 2015 Southwest Boeing 737-7BD N7751A first flew registered as N1786B on February 12, 2008. Its construction number is 36717. It was delivered to AirTran Airways as N337AT on February 25, 2008. It was transferred to Southwest as N7751A on May 28, 2014.

US Airways Airbus A320-212 N369NW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 31, 2015 Delta Airbus A320-212 N369NW first flew as F-WWDO on April 27, 1999. Its construction number is 1011. It was delivered to Northwest Airlines on June 14, 1999. It was transferred to Delta on October 29, 2008.

American Boeing 737-823 N922NN, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 31, 2015 American Boeing 737-823 N922NN first flew on March 19, 2013. Its construction number is 29574. It was delivered to American on April 5, 2013.

American Boeing 737-823 N917NN Aircal, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 31, 2015 American Boeing 737-823 N917NN first flew on January 29, 2013. Its construction number is 29572. It was delivered to American on February 14, 2013. It flies in retro Aircal livery.

American Boeing 737-823 N917NN Aircal Phoenix Sky Harbor December 31 2015 American Boeing 737-823 N917NN Aircal at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on December 31, 2015.. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

January 2

Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N902WN , Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 2, 2016 Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N902WN first flew on July 17, 2008. Its construction number is 36890. It was delivered to Southwest on July 30, 2008.

Delta McDonnell-Douglas MD-90-30 N944DN, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 2, 2016 Delta McDonnell-Douglas MD-90-30 N944DN was manufactured in October 1997. Its construction number is 53558. It was delivered to Japan Air System as JA004D on December 29, 1997. It was registered as N944DN by Delta on July 27, 2012.

Sun Country Boeing 737-8Q8 N815SY, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 2, 2016 Sun Country Boeing 737-8Q8 N815SY first flew on May 3, 2002. Its construction number is 30032. It was delivered to Virgin Blue as VH-VOC on May 22, 2002. It has been leased by Sun Country as N815SY since April 20, 2011.

Omni Air International Boeing 767-319 N396AX, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 2, 2016 Omni Air International Boeing 767-319 N396AX departing from Sky Harobor with an Ohio State football charter bound for Port Columbis International Airport. It first flew on September 27, 1994. Its construction number is 26264. It was delivered to Air New Zealand as ZK-NCH on October 10, 1994. Flyglobespan leased it as G-CEFG on October 26, 2006 asnd subleased it to Air India. ILFC registered it as N411LF on March 10, 2010. It has been leased by Omni Air International as N396AX since September 23, 2010.

Omni Air International Boeing 767-319 N396AX Arizona Phoenix Sky Harbor January 2, 2016 Omni Air International Boeing 767-319 N396AX Arizona at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on January 2, 2016.. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

Omni Air International Boeing 767-319 N396AX, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 2, 2016 Omni Air International Boeing 767-319 N396AX

Omni Air International Boeing 767-319 N396AX, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 2, 2016 Omni Air International Boeing 767-319 N396AX

DHL Boeing 767-281F N656GT, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 2, 2016 DHL Boeing 767-281F N656GT departing from Sky Harobor with an Ohio State football charter bound for Port Columbis International Airport. Itfirst flew as N1789B on January 27, 1984. Its construction number is 23017. It was delivered to All Nippon as JA-8486 on March 1, 1984. Airborne Express registered it as N784AX on July 21, 1999 and leased it to DHL as N656GT on January 22, 2015.

DHL Boeing 767-281F N656GT, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 2, 2016 DHL Boeing 767-281F N656GT

DHL Boeing 767-281F N656GT, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 2, 2016 DHL Boeing 767-281F N656GT

United Boeing 747-422 N128UA, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 2, 2016 United Boeing 747-422 N128UA departing from Sky Harobor with an Ohio State football charter bound for Rickenbacker International Airport. It first flew on May 1, 2000. It carries construction number 30023. It was delivered to United on May 12, 2000.

United Boeing 747-422 N128UA, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 2, 2016 United Boeing 747-422 N128UA

United Boeing 747-422 N128UA Phoenix Sky HarborJanuary 2, 2016 United Boeing 747-422 N128UA at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on January 2, 2016.. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

United Boeing 747-422 N128UA, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 2, 2016 United Boeing 747-422 N128UA

United Boeing 747-422 N128UA, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 2, 2016 United Boeing 747-422 N128UA

January 3

Atlas Boeing 747-446 N465MC, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 3, 2015 Atlas Boeing 747-446 N465MC departing from Sky Harobor with a West Virginia Mountaineers football charter bound for Pittsburgh International Airport. It first flew on June 22, 1990. Its construction number is 24784. It was delivered to Japan Airlines as JA8077 on July 10, 1990. Aersale Incorporated registered it as N287AS on April 12, 2011. Atlas Air registered it as N465MC on November 25, 2011.

Atlas Boeing 747-446 N465MC, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 3, 2015 Atlas Boeing 747-446 N465MC

Atlas Boeing 747-446 N465MC, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 3, 2015 Atlas Boeing 747-446 N465MC at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on January 9, 2016.. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

Atlas Boeing 747-446 N465MC, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 3, 2015 Atlas Boeing 747-446 N465MC

Atlas Boeing 747-446 N465MC, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 3, 2015 Atlas Boeing 747-446 N465MC

American Airbus A321-211 N150UW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 3, 2015 American Airbus A321-211 N150UW first flew as D-AZAN on February 27, 2013. Its construction number is 5504. It was delivered to US Airways on March 25, 2013. It was merged into the American Airlines fleet on December 10, 2013.

United Express Embraer ERJ-170-200LR N127SY, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 3, 2015 United Express Embraer ERJ-170-200LR N127SY is operated by Skywest Airlines. It first flew as PR-EIM. Its construction number is 17000441. It was delivered to Skywest on December 4, 2014.

Beech 900XP N819JR, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 3, 2015 Beech 900XP N819JR was built in 2008.

Gulfstream G-IV-X N97FT, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 3, 2015 Gulfstream G-IV-X N97FT was built in 2014.

American Airbus A319-132 N838AW America West, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 3, 2015 American Airbus A319-132 N838AW first flew on November 9, 2005. Its construction number is 2615. It was delivered to America West on November 17, 2005. It was transferred to US Airways on January 14, 2006 and merged into the American Airlines fleet on December 10, 2013. It flies in retro America West livery.

Omni Air International Boeing 777-222 N927AX , Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 3, 2015 Omni Air International Boeing 777-222 N927AX departing from Sky Harobor with a West Virginia Mountaineers football charter bound for Pittsburgh International Airport. It first flew on August 15, 1997. Its construction number is 26943. It was delivered to United as N709UA on August 28, 1997. Air India registered it as VY-AIJ on February 17, 2005. Omni Air International registered it as N927AX on May 20, 2011.

Omni Air International Boeing 777-222 N927AX Phoenix Sky HarborJanuary 3, 2016 Omni Air International Boeing 777-222 N927AX at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on January 3, 2016.. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

Omni Air International Boeing 777-222 N927AX , Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 3, 2015 Omni Air International Boeing 777-222 N927AX

Omni Air International Boeing 777-222 N927AX , Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 3, 2015 Omni Air International Boeing 777-222 N927AX



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Qantas Boeing 747-438 VH-OJB Wunala Dreaming, Farnborough, September 11, 1994.
Alaska 737-490 N792AS Wild Alaska Seafood, Los Angeles, March 19, 2007.
Southwest 737-7H4 N713SW Shamu, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 23, 2011.
Alaska Boeing 737-890 N548AS alaskaair.com, Los Angeles, September 21, 2012.
US Airways Airbus A319-132 N837AW, Arizona Cardinals, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 24, 2014.
Westjet Boeing 737-8CT C-GWSZ Magic Plane, Phoenix Sky Harbor, February 8, 2015.
Alaska Boeing 737-790 N607AS Portland Timbers, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 27, 2015.
Alaska Boeing 737-490 N791AS Tinker Bell, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 12, 2016.
Alaska Boeing 737-990 N318AS Disneyland, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 19, 2016.
WestJet Boeing 737-8CT C-GWSV Frozen, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 29, 2016.
Air China Boeing 777-39LER B-2035 Smiling China, Los Angeles, May 3, 2016.
United Boeing 737-924 N66848 March of Dimes, Los Angeles, May 3, 2016.

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America West Boeing 757-2S7 N905AW Ohio, Phoenix Sky Harbor, April 11, 2006.
Southwest 737-7H4 N918WN Illinois One, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 2, 2010.
US Airways Airbus A319-132 N826AW Arizona, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 23, 2013.
US Airways Airbus A319-132 N822AW Nevada, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 23, 2013.
Southwesst Boeing 737-7H4 N945WN Florida, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 23, 2013.
Southwest Boeing 737-3H4 N352SW Lone Star One, Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 6, 2015.
Southwest Boeing 737-3H4 N383SW Arizona, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 20, 2015.
Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N214WN Maryland One, Phoenix Sky Harbor , December 23, 2010
Southwest Boeing 737-3H4 N609SW California One, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 21, 2016.
Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N280WN Missouri One, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 24, 2016.
Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N230WN Colorado One, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 24, 2016.
Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N781WN New Mexico One, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 27, 2016.

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US Airways Airbus A319-132 N828AW America West Heritage, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 23, 2011.
US Airways Airbus A319-132 N838AW America West Heritage, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 23, 2011.
Alaska Airlines 737-890 N569AS 75th Anniversary, Los Angeles International, August 20, 2013.
Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N792SW retro Gold, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 22, 2014.
American Airbus A319-112 N744P Piedmont Pacemaker, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 22, 2014.
American Airbus A319-112 N742PS PSA Heritage, Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 6, 2015.
United Boeing 737-924 N75436 Continental Heritage, Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 6, 2015.
United Airlines Airbus A320 N475UA Friend Ship, Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 24, 2015.
American Airbus A319-112 N745VJ Allegheny Airlines Vistajet, Phoenix Sky Harbor, April 5, 2015.
American 737-823 N951AA Astrojet, Phoenix Sky Harbor, April 11, 2015.
American Boeing 737-823 N917NN AirCal Heritage, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 31, 2015.
American Boeing 737-823 N915NN TWA Heritage, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 12, 2016.

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Antonov An-225 RA-82060, Zhukovsky, Russia, September 5, 1993
Kitty Hawk Cargo Boeing 737-3Y0 N105KH, Phoenix, April 13, 2006
Fedex MD-11F N592FE, Los Angeles, November 29, 2007
Boeing 747-8F N50217, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway, September 2, 2010
Fedex McDonnell-Douglas A300F4-605R N692FE, Phoenix, December 23, 2010
Southern Air Boeing 747-2L5B N815SA, Phoenix, December 23, 2010
DHL Boeing 767-281 N769AX, Phoenix, December, 23 2010
FedEx MD-10-10F McDonnell-Douglas N366FE, Phoenix, December 23, 2010
Capital Cargo International Boeing 727-225 N755DH, Phoenix, December 23, 2010
ATI McDonnell-Douglas DC-8-71F N820BX, Phoenix, December 23, 2010
Polet Flight An-124-100 RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway, January 15, 2011
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