Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor
January 9 and 10, 2016



I visited Sky Harbor to photograph an Atlas Air 747 bringing another football charter to town on January 9, 2016. I was pleasantly surprised by the arrival of a Boeing E-3C Sentry. I photographed American Airlines' retro TWA 737 on January 10.

January 9, 2016

Skywest Canadair CL-600-2B19 N407SW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 Skywest Canadair CL-600-2B19 N407SW is operated by Mesa Airlines. Its construction number is 7034.

American Airbus A320-232 N655AW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 American Airbus A320-232 N655AW first flew as F-WWIG on August 12, 1999. Its construction number is 1075. It was delivered to America West on September 28, 1999. It was transferred to US Airways on November 17, 2006. It was merged into the American fleet on December 10, 2013.

American Airbus A321-231 N534UW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 US Airways Airbus A321-231 N534UW first flew as D-AZAO on July 21, 2009. Its construction number is 3989. It was delivered to US Airways on July 30, 2009.

Atlas Air Boeing 747-446 N465MC, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 Atlas Air Boeing 747-446 N465MC arriving at Sky Harobor with an Alabama football charter. 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.

Alaska Boeing 737-990 N472AS, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 Alaska Boeing 737-990 N472AS first flew on March 29, 2015. Its construction number is 60580. It was delivered to Alaska on April 10, 2015.

Rouge Airbus A321-211 C-FJQH, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 Rouge Airbus A321-211 C-FJQH first flew as D-AVZE. Its construction number is 6905.

Delta Boeing 757-232 N6706Q, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 Delta Boeing 757-232 N6706Q first flew on March 21, 2001. Its construction number is 30422. It was delivered to Delta on May 3, 2000.

Boeing E-3B 71-1407 Sentry, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 Boeing E-3B 71-1407 Sentry of the 964th ACCS/552nd AW based at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

Boeing E-3B 71-1407 Sentry Phoenix Sky Harbor January 9, 2016 Boeing E-3B 71-1407 Sentry 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.

Boeing E-3B 71-1407 Sentry, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 Boeing E-3B 71-1407 Sentry

Boeing E-3B 71-1407 Sentry, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 Boeing E-3B 71-1407 Sentry

WestJet Boeing 737-8CT C-FDMB, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 WestJet Boeing 737-8CT C-FDMB first flew on November 20, 2014. Its construction number is 60127. It was delivered to Westjet on June 26, 2014.

American Airbus A321-231 N583UW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 American Airbus A321-231 N583UW first flew as D-AVXY on July 4, 2014. Its construction number is 6181. It was delivered to American on July 16, 2014.

United Express Canadair CL-600-2B19 N471CA, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 United Express Canadair CL-600-2B19 N471CA first flew registered as C-FMNH. Its construction number is 7655. It was delivered to Comair as N471CA on June 27, 2002. It has been leased to Skywest since June 27, 2007.

US Airways Airbus A320-232 N601AW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 US Airways Airbus A320-232 N601AW first flew registered as F-WWIJ. Its construction number is 1935. was delivered to BAHC as N320CD on June 17, 2003. It was leased to Aero Lloyd as D-ALAU on August 4, 2003. It was leased to America West as N601AW on December 3, 2003. It was transferred to US Airways on February 12, 2006.

American Airbus A321-211 N167US, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 American Airbus A321-211 N167US first flew as D-AVXA on February 9, 2001. Its construction number is 1442. It was delivered to US Airways on Marvh 21, 2001 and merged into the American fleet on December 10, 2013.

American Airbus A320-232 N658AW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 American Airbus A320-232 N658AW first flew as F-WWDI on October 1, 1999. Its construction number is 1110. It was delivered to America West on November 10, 1999. It was transferred to US Airways on February 26, 2006. It was merged into the American fleet on December 10, 2013.

United Boeing 737-824 N33209, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 United Boeing 737-824 N33209 first flew as N1786B on August 17, 2000. Its construction number is 30581. It was delivered to Continental on August 31, 2000 and merged into the United fleet on November 10, 2011.

Bombardier BD-100-1A10 N508SN, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 Bombardier BD-100-1A10 N508SN

Bombardier BD-100-1A10 N508SN, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 Bombardier BD-100-1A10 N508SN was built in 2009. Its construction number is 20269.

US Airways Airbus A320-232 N677AW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 US Airways Airbus A320-232 N677AW first flew as F-WWBJ on April 13, 2005. Its construction number is 2430. It was delivered to America West on May 6, 2004. It was transferred to US Airways on June 15, 2007.

American Airbus A319-112 N757UW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 American Airbus A319-112 N757UW first flew as D-AVYP on September 30, 2000. Its construction number is 1342. It was delivered to US Airways on October 19, 2000. It was merged into the American fleet on December 10, 2013.

Southwest Boeing 737-7BD N7748A, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 Southwest Boeing 737-7BD N7748A first flew on June 22, 2007. Its construction number is 36399. It was delivered to Air Tran Airways as N330AT on July 9, 2007. It was transferred to Southwest as N7748A on August 4, 2014.

American Airbus A321-231 N971UY, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 American Airbus A321-231 N971UY first flew as D-AVZE on August 8, 2014. Its construction number is 6249. It was delivered to American on August 28, 2014.

Southwest Boeing 737-705 N271LV, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 Southwest Boeing 737-705 N271LV first flew as N1786B on March 9, 1998. Its construction number is 29090. It was delivered to Braathens SAFE as LN-TUC on September 25, 1998. Ford Air Services registered it as VP-BBU on July 29, 2002. It was transferred to Southwest as N271LV on October 17, 2005.

Rouge Airbus A319-114 C-GBHZ, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 Rouge Airbus A319-114 C-GBHZ first flew as D-AVYG on March 26, 1998. Its construction number is 813. It was delivered to Air Canada on April 16, 1998. It was transferred to Rouge on April 16, 2014.

Frontier Airbus A319-111 N906FR, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 Frontier Airbus A319-111 N906FR Andy Pronghorn Antelope first flew as D-AVWK on February 11, 2002. Its construction number is 1684. It was delivered to Frontier on February 27, 2002.

Delta McDonnell-Douglas MD-90-30 N933DN, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 Delta McDonnell-Douglas MD-90-30 N933DN was manufactured in July 1997. Its construction number is 53543. It was delivered to SAS as SE-DMH on July 31, 1997. It was leased by Nordic Regional and Blue1. Blue1 registered it as OH-BLF on April 24, 2008. Delta registered it as N933DN on February 4, 2011.

January 10, 2016

American Boeing 737-823 N915NN in retro TWA livery, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 9, 2016 American Boeing 737-823 N915NN in retro TWA livery.



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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.
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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.
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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
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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