Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor
December 18, 2017



I went to Sky Harbor on December 18 to photograph an Atlas Air Boeing 747 and an American Airbus A330. A330s have not been a common sight at Sky Harbor, but American has started using them for daily flights to Honolulu and Charlotte.

United Boeing 737-924 N69885 first flew on July 3, 2015. Its construction number is 42189. It was delivered to United on July 17, 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.

United Airbus A320-232 N480UA first flew on July 20, 2010. Its construction number is 1555. It was delivered to United on September 12, 2001. It was temporarily transferred to Ted from May 16, 2004 to January 4, 2009.

Southwest Boeing 737-8 Max N8710M first flew on August 9, 2017. Its construction number is 42567. It was delivered to Southwest on August 26, 2017.

Southwest Boeing 737-8 Max N8710M

Southwest Boeing 737-800 N8503A first flew on September 26, 2016. Its construction number is 38813. It was delivered to Southwest on October 7, 2016.

Delta Boeing 737-832 N3746H first flew on April 26, 2001. Its construction number is 30488. It was delivered to Delta on June 14, 2001.

American Airbus A321-231 N539UW first flew as D-AVZV on October 23, 2009. Its construction number is 4082. It was delivered to US Airways on October 30, 2009. It was merged into the American fleet on December 10, 2013.

US Airways Airbus A321-231 N539UW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 19, 2015 Two years ago: US Airways Airbus A321-231 N539UW at Sky Harbor on December 19, 2015.

American Eagle Canadair CL600-2D24 N902FJ is operated by Mesa Airlines. Its construction number is 15002. It was used for evacuation testing by Bombardier Incorporated in December 2002. It was delivered to Freedom Airlines on January 30, 2003. It was transferred to Mesa Airlines on March 18, 2004.

US Airways Express Canadair CL600-2D24 N902FJ, November 10, 2010 Seven years ago: US Airways Express Canadair CL600-2D24 N902FJ at Sky Harbor on November 10, 2010.

American Eagle Canadair CL600-2D24 N913FJ is operated by Mesa Airlines. Its construction number is 15013. It was delivered to Mesa Airlines on January 29, 2004.

Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N777QC first flew on July 18, 2000. Its construction number is 30592. It was delivered to Southwest on July 31, 2000.

American Airbus A321-231 N924US first flew on April 16, 2015. Its construction number is 6569. It was delivered to American on April 30, 2015.

American Airbus A330-323 N270AY first flew on March 7, 2000. Its construction number is 315. It was delivered to US Airways on March 30, 2000. It was registered as N270AY on September 13, 2006. It was merged into the American fleet on December 10, 2013.

Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N272WN first flew on March 16, 2007. Its construction number is 32527. It was delivered to Southwest on March 29, 2007.

Delta Connection Embraer ERJ170-200 LR N630CZ is operted by Compass Airlines. Its construction number is 17000238. It was delivered to Compass on August 19, 2008.

Delta Boeing 757-2Q8 N712TW first flew on June 5, 1997. Its construction number is 27624. It was delivered to TWA on June 18, 1997. It was merged into the American fleet on December 2, 2001. Delta acquired it on October 15, 2007.

Lear 45 N411AJ was delivered to Aero Jet Services as N51001 on July 30, 2004. Its construction number is 45-2011. MyJet LLC registered it as N411AJ on October 20, 2004. Xcel Jet Management Incorporated acquired it on May 2, 2017.

Atlas Air Boeing 747-481 N322SG first flew on June 18, 2000. Its construction number is 31985. It was delivered to Al Nipon Airways as JA405A on June 28, 2000. Oasis Hong Kong Airlines registered it as B-LFD onOctober 30, 2007. Wells Fargo Bank registered it as N322SG on July 8, 2008. Atlas Air has leased it since May 28, 2010.

Atlas Air Boeing 747-481 N322SG

Atlas Air Boeing 747-481 N322SG

Atlas Air Boeing 747-481 N322SG



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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.
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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.
Alaska Airlines Boeing 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 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.
American Boeing 737-823 N919NN Reno Air Heritage, Phoenix Sky Harbor, September 16, 2017.
American Boeing 737-823 N905NN Astrojet, Phoenix Sky Harbor, September 18, 2017.

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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
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
ATI McDonnell-Douglas DC-8-71F N820BX, Phoenix, December 23, 2010
Polet Flight An-124-100 RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway, January 15, 2011
Cavok Air Antonov An-12B UR-CKL, Phoenix, December 2, 2015
Asia Pacific Airlines Boeing 727-223F N705AA, Phoenix, November 22, 2016
Volga-Dnepr Ilyushin Il-76 RA76951, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway, August 27, 2017.

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