Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor
December 22, 2017



I went to Sky Harbor on December 22 to photograph a couple of American Airbus A330s and Southwest's Lone Star One. I also happened to catch a US Marshalls Service 737 and some heavy freighters.

Cessna 560XL Citation XL N97EM was delivered to MJI - Management Jets International Inc on July 26, 1989. Its construction number is 550-0481. It has had several owners.

Delta Boeing 757-232 N651DL first flew on July 5, 1989. Its construction number is 24391. It was delivered to Delta on July 26, 1989. It was transferred to Delta's subsidiary, Song, on August 4, 2003 and back to Delta on May 1, 2006.

Delta Boeing 757-232 N651DL Ten years ago: Delta Boeing 757-232 N651DL at Los Angeles International Airport on November 28, 2007.

American Airbus A330-323 N273AY first flew on May 3, 2000. Its construction number is 337. It was delivered to US Air as N673UW on May 18, 2000. US Airways registered it as N273AY on September 8, 2006. It was merged into the Amrican fleet on December 10, 2013.

American Airbus A330-323 N273AY

American Airbus A330-323 N273AY

FedEx Express McDonnell-Douglas MD-11F N585FE was built as a passenger airliner in October 1991. Its construction number is 48481. It was delivered to American Airlines as N1759 on April 19, 1992. It was delivered to Federal Express on June 17, 1998. Federal Express converted it to a freighter.

Frontier Airbus A319-111 N920FR Carl the Coyote first flew on June 2, 2003. Its construction number is 1997. It was delivered to Frontier on June 30, 2003.

Delta Airbus A320-211 N309US first flew on August 1, 1990. Its construction number is 118. It was delivered to Northwest Airlines on October 5, 1990. It was transferred to Delta on October 29, 2008.

Delta Boeing 757-251 N550NW first flew on June 2, 2001. Its construction number is 26497. It was delivered to Northwest on June 19, 2001. It was merged into Delta's fleet on October 10, 2008.

UPS Boeing 767-34AF N316UP first flew on May 11, 1997. Its construction number is 27744. It was delivered to UPS on May 30, 1997.

FedEx Express McDonnell-Douglas MD-11F N585FE

FedEx Express McDonnell-Douglas MD-11F N585FE

US Marshalls Service Boeing 737-4Y0 N640CS first flew on February 2, 1993. Its construction number is 26078. It was delivered to THY Turkish Airline as TC-JEU on February 2, 1993. Corendon Airlines registered it as TC-TJF in March 2009. Wells Fargo Bank registered it as N640CS on May 5, 2013. The US Marshalls Service acquired it on Ocytober 16, 2913.

Frontier Airbus A319-111 N920FR Carl the Coyote

Dassault Falcon 900EX N963RS was built in 2002. Its construction number is 97.

Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N931WN Lone Star One first flew on January 24, 2009. Its construction number is 36637. It was delivered to Southwest on February 5, 2009.

Ameriflight Fairchild SA227-AC N422MA was built in February 1986. Its construction number is AC-635. It was delivered to Northwest Airlines-Mesaba Airlines. Ameriflight acquired it on July 30, 1997, sold it to UAS Transervices on April 2, 2007, and leased it back.

Delta Boeing 717-200 N959AT was delivered to AirTran on March 29, 2001. Its construction number is 55021. It has been leased to Delya since July 29, 2914.

American Airbus A330-323 N276AY first flew on December 14, 2000. Its construction number is 375. It was delivered to US Air as N676AU on January 12, 2001. US Airways registered it as N276AY on September 19, 2006. It was merged into the Amrican fleet on December 10, 2013.

American Airbus A330-323 N276AY



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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.
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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.
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Southwest Boeing 737-7H4 N280WN Missouri One, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 24, 2016.
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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.
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Fedex McDonnell-Douglas A300F4-605R N692FE, Phoenix, December 23, 2010
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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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