Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor
January 23, 2018



I went to Sky Harbor on January 23 to photograph Southwest's Coco 737. I also caught a Fairchild UC-26B Metro surveillance plane.

Southwest Boeing 737-8H4(W) N8644C first flew on November 21, 2014. Its construction number is 35976. On July 3, 2014, the train transporting the fuselage intended for this airplane derailed and the fuselage rolled into the Clark Fork River. It was scrapped and a replacement fuselage was assembled.

Southwest Boeing 737-8H4 N8639B first flew on July 21, 2014. Its construction number is 60086. It was delivered to Southwest Airlines on July 30, 2014.

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.

American Boeing 737-823 N933AN first flew on April 20, 2000. Its construction number is 30080. It was delivered to American on May 12, 2000.

Fairchild RC-26B 90-0529 Metro is fitted with a comprehensive suite of special operations-specifics surveillance gear including : infrared imaging systems, TV spotter scopes, digital moving map displays and digital and wet-film cameras.

Southwest 737-7L9 N7816B Coco first flew on May 12, 2008. Its construction number is 28009. It has been operated by Maersk Air, Sterling European, Cimber Sterling, Aerosvit Airlines, and Yakutia. It has been operated by Souuthwest since October 28, 2014.

Southwest 737-7L9 N7816B Coco

Southwest 737-7L9 N7816B Coco



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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.
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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