Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor
January 12, 2018



I went to Sky Harbor on January 12 to photograph Honeywell's 757 testbed departing for Albuquerque. I also caught Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N711HK Gold heritage, The Herbert D Kelcher.

American Boeing 757-23N N203UW first flew as N1795B on May 23, 2000. Its construction number is 24522. It was delivered to American Trans Air on June 16, 2000. It was leased to ATA Airlines on March 19, 2003. It was leased to Air Horizons as F-GRNG on May 31, 2005. It was acquired by US Airways as N642UW on Febraury 23, 2006. It has been registered as N203UW since October 27, 2006. It was merged into the American fleet on December 10, 2013.

US Airways 757-23N N203UW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, August 7, 2012 Five years ago: US Airways Boeing 757-23N N203UW at Phoenix Sky Harbor on August 7, 2012.

Northside Hay Company Beech B200 King Air N911SF was delivered to Sims Enterprise Incorporated on June 7, 2009. Its construction number is BB-1659. It has been operated by Piedmont Aviation Services Incorporated, Penn-Aire Aviation Incorporated, West Texas Gas Incorporated, and Aven Acquisitions LLC. Northside Hay Company acquired it on October 14, 2011.

United Boeing 737-924 N66814 first flew on February 7, 2014. Its construction number is 42745. It was delivered to United on February 13, 2014.

American Airbus A321-211 N153UW first flew on April 30, 2013. Its construction number is 5594. It was delivered to US Airways on May 15, 2013. It was merged into the American fleet on December 10, 2013.

Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N422WN first flew on March 5, 2002. Its construction number is 29826. It was delivered to Southwest on March 28, 2002.

WestJet Boeing 737-8CT C-GKWJ first flew on March 31, 2005. Its construction number is 34151. It was delivered to WestJet on April 8, 2005.

Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N711HK Gold heritage, The Herbert D Kelcher first flew on March 21, 1998. Its construction number is 27845. It was delivered to Southwest on April 10, 1998.

Sun Country Boeing 737-8K2 PH-HSK first flew on March 27, 2015. Its construction number is 41330. It was delivered to Transavia Airlines on April 8, 2015. Sun Country has leased it since November 2, 2017.

Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N791SW first flew on December 8, 2000. Its construction number is 27886. It was delivered to Southwest on December 26, 2000.

Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N711HK Gold heritage, The Herbert D Kelcher

Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N711HK Gold heritage, The Herbert D Kelcher

United Boeing 737-924ER N37420 first flew on March 21, 2008. Its construction number is 33457. It was delivered to Continental on April 4, 2008. It was merged into United's fleet on November 10, 2011.

Honeywell Boeing 757-225 N757HW is powered by a pair of Rolls royce RB211-535E4B37 turbofans. It can carry a third jet engine on the right side of the forward fuselage. It first flew on February 4, 1983. Its construction number is 22194. It was delivered to Eastern Airlines as N504EA on February 28, 1983. It was withdrawn from use at McCarren Airport, Nevada in January 1991. Airtours International Airways registered it as G-JALC on February 1, 1995. Airtours International Airways changed its name to MyTravel Airways on May 1, 2002. Honeywell International Incorporated gave it its current registration on October 4, 2005. It was flown to Pinal Airpark for painting on October 24, 2005. It made its first flight with three engines on December 20, 2008.

Alaska Boeing 737-900 N272AK first flew on April 6, 2017. Its construction number is 27859. It was delivered to Alaska on April 21, 2017.

Southwest Boeing 737-8H4 N8690A first flew on June 10, 2016. Its construction number is 36916. It was delivered to Southwest on June 24, 2016.

Delta Boeing 757-351 N583NW first flew on September 9, 2002. Its construction number is 32983. It was delivered to Northwest Airlines on September 20, 2002. It was transferred to Delta on October 29, 2008.

Honeywell Boeing 757-225 N757HW

Honeywell Boeing 757-225 N757HW

Honeywell Boeing 757-225 N757HW

Honeywell Boeing 757-225 N757HW

American Airbus A321-211 N155UW first flew on June 10, 2013. Its construction number is 5659. It was delivered to US Airways on June 20, 2013. It was merged into the American fleet on December 10, 2013.

US Airways Airbus A321-211 N155UW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 7, 2015 Three years ago: US Airways Airbus A321-211 N155UW at Phoenix Sky Harbor on March 7, 2015.

Guardian Air Pilatus PC12/45 N62GA

Southwest Boeing 737-800 N8540V first flew on June 17, 2017. Its construction number is 63598. It was delivered to Southwest on June 29, 2017.

UPS Boeing 757-24APF N472UP first flew on Jlu 26, 1998. Its construction number is 28843. It was delivered to UPS on August 12, 1998.

Delta Connection Embraer EMB175 N635CZ

DHL Boeing 767-281F N656GT first flew 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

Frontier Airbus A319-111 N949FR Erma first flew on August 3, 2006. Its construction number is 2857. It was delivered to Frontier on August 17, 2006.

Frontier Airbus A319-111 N949FR Erma



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American Boeing 737-823 N915NN TWA Heritage, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 12, 2016.
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FedEx MD-10-10F McDonnell-Douglas N366FE, Phoenix, December 23, 2010
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Polet Flight An-124-100 RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway, January 15, 2011
Cavok Air Antonov An-12B UR-CKL, Phoenix, December 2, 2015
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