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November 28, 2017: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, November 27, 2017 I went to Sky Harbor on November 28 to photograph Southwest's Tennessee One 737.

November 27, 2017: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, November 27, 2017 I went to Sky Harbor on November 27 to photograph Alaska's Disneyland 737.

November 12, 2017: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, November 12, 2017 I went to Sky Harbor on November 12 to photograph Alaska's Honoring Those Who Serve 737, and I also caught a Delta 737 in Skyteam colors.

November 11, 2017: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, November 11, 2017 I went to Sky Harbor early on the morning of November 11, 2017 to photograph United's A320 Friend Ship and Southwest's 737 New Mexico One.

October 27, 2017: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, October 27, 2017 I went to the airport on October 27, 2017 to photograph Alaska Airlines More to Love special livery. While I waited, several light freighters departed from Runway 07 Right.

October 16, 2017: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor on October 16, 2017 I went to the airport on October 16, 2017 to photograph more special liveries and a Virgin Atlantic A340-600 charter arriving to take the Cardinals football team to a game in England.

October 14, 2017: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, October 14, 2017 I went to the airport on October 14, 2017 to photograph a couple of special liveries.

October 10, 2017: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, October 10, 2017 Southwest brings a few 737-8 Max flights into Phoenix each day. The Diamondbacks baseball team chartered a United Airlines Boeing 757-9 to bring them home from the playoffs in Los Angeles.

October 6 - 7, 2017: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Atlas Boeing 747-481 N322SG, Phoenix Sky Harbor, October 6, 2017 An Atlas Air Boeing 747 charter visited Sky Harbor on October 6, 2017, and a Delta Airlines Boeing 747 charter visited Sky Harbor on October 7.

October 2, 2017: 737-8 Max Operations Have Started at Phoenix Sky Harbor

737-8 Max Operations at Phoenix Sky Harbor, Phoenix Sky Harbor, October 2, 2017Southwest Airlines has begun 737-8 Max operations. I photographed two 737-8 Max take-offs at Sky Harbor on October 2, 2017.

September 30, 2017: Honeywell's 757-225 N757HW at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Honeywell Boeing 757-225 N757HW at Phoenix Sky Harbor, September 30, 2017 Honeywell's 757-225 N757HW departed for Fort Lauderdale on September 30, 2017.

September 17-18, 2017: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, September 17-18, 2017 Airliners at Phoenix Sky Harbor on September 17 and 18, 2017.

September 16, 2017: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, September 16, 2017 Airliners at Phoenix Sky Harbor on September 16, 2017.

August 22, 2017: Air Force One and Air Force Two at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Boeing VC-32A 99-0004, Phoenix Sky Harbor, August 22, 2017 Boeing VC-25A (747-2G4B) 92-9000 Air Force One and Boeing VC-32A (757-2G4) 99-0004 Air Force Two visited the Valley of the Sun on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.

August 2-3, 2017: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, August 2-3, 2017 Airliners and freighters at Phoenix Sky Harbor on August 2 and 3, 2017.

November 22, 2016: Asia Pacific Airlines 727 at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Asia Pacific Airlines Boeing 727-223F N705AA, Phoenix Sky Harbor, November 22, 2016 On November 22, 2016, Asia Pacific Airlines Boeing 727-223F N705AA visited Phoenix Sky Harbor on November 22, 2016. It arrived from Opa Locka, Florida at 1:40 in the afternoon. It departed for Honolulu at 3:27 PM.

November 7, 2016: Delta A330 at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Delta Airbus A330-323 N807NW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, November 7, 2016 Delta Airbus A330-323 N807NW Delta Flight 1772 from Atlanta to Phoenix was flown by Airbus A330-323 N807NW on November 7, 2016. DAL1772 is normally flown by a 757. The day before, it was flown by a 777. On November 8, it will be flown by a 737. This is the first A330 that I have seen at Sky Harbor.

November 6, 2016: Delta 777 at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Delta 777-232LR N701DN, Phoenix Sky Harbor, November 6, 2016 Delta Boeing 777-232LR N701DN arrived at Sky Harbor as Delta Flight 1772 from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on November 6, 2016. 777s are not often seen at Sky Harbor.

November 3, 2016: Clinton/Kaine campaign 737 at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Clinton/Kaine campaign 737-484 N314XA, Phoenix Sky Harbor, November 3, 2016 Tim Kaine visited Phoenix for a fundraiser and a rally on November 3, 2016. His 737-484 N314XA landed at Phoenix Sky Harbor at 1:30 in the afternoon.

October 29, 2016: Trump 757 at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Trump 757-2J4 N757AF, Phoenix Sky Harbor, October 29, 2016, 2016 Donald Trump visited Phoenix for a fundraiser and a rally on October 29, 2016. His 757-2J4 N757AF landed at Phoenix Sky Harbor at 2:45 in the afternoon.

October 20, 2016: Executive One Foxtrot at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Executive One Foxtrot, Phoenix Sky Harbor, October 20, 2016 First Lady Michelle Obama visited Phoenix, Arizona on October 20, 2016. She arrived at Phoenix Sky Harbor aboard Boeing C-40C 02-0201 (call sign Executive One Foxtrot) at 1:30 in the afternoon. She was in town for an event at the Phoenix Convention Center.

September 25, 2016: Boeing 787-8 Max Prototype at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, September 25, 2016 The Boeing 787-8 Max Prototype N8704Q visited Phoenix Sky Harbor on September 25, 2016.

June 18, 2016: Trump 757 at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Trump 757-2J4 N757AF, Phoenix Sky Harbor, June 18, 2016 Donald Trump visited Phoenix for a fundraiser and a rally on June 18, 2016. His 757-2J4 N757AF landed at Phoenix Sky Harbor at 1:59 in the afternoon.

June 15, 2016: Volga-Dnepr An-124 RA-82068 atPhoenix Sky Harbor

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan RA-82068, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Arizona, June 15, 2016 Volga-Dnepr An-124 RA-82068 arrived at Phoenix Sky Harbor at 8:55 in the morning on June 15, 2016. It came from Chubu Centrair International in Japan by way of Elmendorf AFB, Anchorage, and MCAS Miramar. It departed for Kinston Regional, North Carolina three hours later.

January 29, 2016: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 29, 2016 I visited Sky Harbor on January 29 to photograph WestJet's Frozen 737.

January 26, 2016: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Honeywell Boeing 757-225 emgine testbed N757HW, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 26, 2016 I visited Sky Harbor on January 26 to photograph Honeywell's 757 engine testbed.

January 24, 2016: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 24, 2016 I visited Sky Harbor on January 24 to photograph some airliners in special liveries.

January 22, 2016: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 22, 2016 I visited Sky Harbor on January 22 to photograph WestJet's 737 Magic Jet.

January 21, 2016: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 21, 2016 I visited Sky Harbor on January 21 to photograph some airliners in special liveries.

January 19, 2016: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 19, 2016 I visited Sky Harbor on January 19 to photograph some airliners in special liveries.

January 17, 2016: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 17, 2016 I visited Sky Harbor on January 17 to photograph Southwest's New Mexico 737 and other single aisle, twin jet airliners.

January 12, 2016: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 12, 2016 I visited Sky Harbor on January 12 to photograph three 747 football charters the day after the college football national championship. A variety of business jets also departed from the airport.

January 11, 2016: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 11, 2016 I visited Sky Harbor on January 11 to photograph American Airlines' retro TWA 737. Honeywell's 757 engine testbed made two flights, one took it to Kansas.

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

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 8, 2016: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Delta Boeing 747-451 N674US, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 8, 2016 I visited Sky Harbor to photograph a pair of Delta Airlines 747s brought to town by football charters on January 8, 2016.

December 27, 2015 to January 3, 2016: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 27, 2015 to January 3, 2016 I visited Sky Harbor to photograph the uncommon heavies brought to town by football charters over the holidays.

December 24 and 26, 2015: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 24, 2015 I visited Sky Harbor to photograph Boeing 747s on December 24 and 26, 2015.

December 23, 2015: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 23, 2015 I visited Sky Harbor to photograph airliners and freighters on December 23, 2015.

December 20, 2015: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 20, 2015 I visited Sky Harbor to photograph airliners on December 20, 2015.

December 19, 2015: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 19, 2015 I visited Sky Harbor to photograph airliners on December 19, 2015. 747 freighters are starting their holiday operations:

December 9, 2015: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 9, 2015 I visited Sky Harbor to photograph airliners on December 9, 2015.

December 7, 2015: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 7, 2015 I visited Sky Harbor to photograph Honeywell's Boeing 757-225 N757HW on December 7, 2015.

November 26 and December 2, 2015: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, November 26 and December 2, 2015 I visited Sky Harbor to photograph airliners on November 26 and December 2.

April 12, 2015: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, Phoenix Sky Harbor, April 12, 2015 I visited Sky Harbor to photograph airliners on on April 12, 2015.

April 5, 2015: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, April 5, 2015 I visited Sky Harbor to photograph airliners on on April 5, 2015.

March 24, 2015: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 24, 2015 United Airlines Airbus A320 Friend Ship made a flight at Sky Harbor on March 24, 2015.

March 13, 2015: Air Force One brings President Obama to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport

Boeing VC-25A 92-9000, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, March 13, 2015 Boeing VC-25A (747-2G4B) 92-9000 carried President Barack Obama to the Valley of the Sun on Friday, March 13, 2015. The President visited the Veterans Administration Hospital.

March 10, 2015: American Airlines 787 at Phoenix Sky Harbor

American Airlines 787 at Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 10, 2015 American Airlines' second Boeing 787-823, N801AC, visited Sky Harbor again on March 10, 2015. A British Airways Boeing 747, flight BAW289, landed a short while after the 787.

March 9, 2015: American Airlines Second 787 at Phoenix Sky Harbor

American Airlines Second 787 at Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 9, 2015 American Airlines' second Boeing 787, N801AC, visited Sky Harbor on March 9, 2015.

March 7 - 8, 2015: American Airlines 787 at Phoenix Sky Harbor

American Airlines' first Boeing 787-823 N800AN, Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 7 - 8, 2015 American Airlines' first Boeing 787-823, N800AN, made more visits to Sky Harbor on March 7 amd March 8, 2015.

March 6, 2015: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

American Airlines' Boeing first 787-823 N800AN, Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 6, 2015 American Airlines' first Boeing 787-823, N800AN, made another visit to Sky Harbor at 10:00 on March 6, 2015.

March 5, 2015: American Airlines 787 at Phoenix Sky Harbor

American Airlines' Boeing first 787-823 N800AN, Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 5, 2015 American Airlines' first 787-823, N800AN, made a touch-and-go landing at Sky Harbor at 3:22 PM on March 5, 2015.

March 1, 2015: American Airlines 787 at Phoenix Sky Harbor

American Airlines' first 787-823 N800AN, Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 1, 2015 American Airlines' first 787-823, N800AN, made its third landing at Sky Harbor on March 1, 2015. It landed twice during the night of February 23 -24.

February 23 - 24, 2015: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, February 23 - 24, 2015 I visited Sky Harbor to photograph airliners on on February 23 and 24, 2015.

February 8, 2015: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, February 8, 2015 I made a short trip to Sky Harbor to photograph airliners on approach to Runway 06 on February 8, 2015.

January 8, 2015: Air Force One brings President Obama to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport

Boeing VC-25A 92-9000, Phoenix Sky Hrbor Airport, January 8, 2015 Boeing VC-25A (747-2G4B) 92-9000 carried President Barack Obama to the Valley of the Sun on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. The President delivered remarks at Central High School and departed from Sky Harbor at noon on January 8.

January 5, 2015: Boeing C-17A Globemaster 3 at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Boeing C-17A Globemaster 3 10-0217, Phoenix Sky Harbor, January 5, 2015 Boeing C-17A Globemaster 3 10-0217 of the 62nd Airlift Wing based at McChord Air Force Base, Washington departed from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on the morning of January 5, 2015.

December 22 and 24, 2014: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 22 and 24, 2014 I spent some time on the mornings of December 22 and 24, 2014 on the south bank of the Salt River watching the air traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. American has been painting their new livery on former US Airways airliners. Southwest has started to apply its new livery to its 737s. Split scimitar winglets are being installed on 737s.

December 23, 2013: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 23, 2013 I spent three hours on the morning of December 23, 2013 on the south bank of the Salt River watching the air traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

August 9, 2013: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport

US Airways A319-132 N822AW Nevada, August 9, 2013 I photographed some of the other airplanes at Sky Harbor while I waited for Honeywell's 757 engine testbed to take off on August 9, 2013.

August 9, 2013: Honeywell 757 Engine Testbed N757HW

Honeywell Boeing 757-225 N757HW engine testbed, August 9, 2013 Honeywell's Boeing 757 Engine Testbed N757HW departed from Phoenix Sky Harbor for Fort Lauderdale, Florida at 9:16 in the morning on August 9, 2013. It had no engine mounted on the test pylon.

August 6, 2013: Air Force One brings President Obama to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport

Boeing VC-25A 92-9000, Phoenix Sky Hrbor Airport, August 6, 2013 Boeing VC-25A (747-2G4B) 92-9000 carried President Barack Obama to the Valley of the Sun on Tuesday, August 6, 2013. The President delivered remarks at the Desert Vista High School. Air Force One took off at 2:10 in the afternoon of a rainy day. The sun came out just in time for the take-off.

May 22, 2013: Solar Impulse Departs Sky Harbor

Solar Impulse, Sky Harbor International Airport, May 22, 2013 The solar-powered Solar Impulse departed from Phoenix at 4:47 AM on Wednesday, May 22. It is is scheduled to arrive in Dallas, Texas at 1:00 AM on Thursday.

May 7, 2013, Solar Impulse at Sky Harbor

Solar Impulse, Sky Harbor International Airport, May 7, 2013 The solar-powered Solar Impulse flew from San Francisco to Phoenix on Friday, May 3, 2013 on the first leg of its flight across the United States. It was placed on public display during its visit to Sky Harbor International Airport.

August 7, 2012: Tupolev Tu-204 at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Business Aero Tupolev Tu-204-300A at Phoenix Sky Harbor, August 7, 2012 Business Aero Tupolev Tu-204-300A visited Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on August 6, 2012. It departed at 11:25 AM on August 7.

March 22 and 30, 2012: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 22 and 30, 2012 While I waited for the arrivals and departures of the baseball charters at Sky Harbor, I photographed the comings an d goings of other airliners. The bulk of air traffic at Sky Harbor is single aisle, twin-engine airliners.

March 22 and 30, 2012: Baseball Charters at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Baseball Charters at Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 30, 2012 A pair of charter airliners came to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to take the Seattle Mariners and Oakland As baseball teams to Japan for exhibition games an March 22. 777-246ER JA705J Japan Airlines Flight JAL8808 broght the Mariners back to Sky Harbor on March 30. It returned to Narita, Japan as Flight JAL8007 later in the day.

March 12, 2012: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 12, 2012 I photographed morning departures from Sky Harbor on March 12, 2012 while I waited for the Boeing 787 to take-off.

March 12, 2012: Boeing 787 at Sky Harbor

Boeing 787-8 N787BX, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, March 12, 2012 Boeing 787-8 N787BX was the first 787 to visit Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. It arrived from Mexico City on Friday, March 9 and departed for San Diego on Monday, March 12.

December 22-23, 2011: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

National 747-428BCF N919CA, December 22, 2011 Christmas season brings a variety of air freighters that are not often seen at Phoenix Sky Harbor. The pictures below were taken on the mornings of December 22 and 23, 2011.

July 2011: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, July 2011 Most of the air traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is single aisle twinjets of US Airways and Southwest Airlines. The only regularly scheduled 747 service to Phoenix Sky Harbor is British Airways 747-436 Flight 289 from London Heathrow. A few large freighters arrive each afternoon. For a few weeks around the Summer Solstice the afternoon sun shines from the north side of the runways.

April - June 2011: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, April 2011 The only regularly scheduled 747 service to Phoenix Sky Harbor is British Airways 747-436 Flight 289 from London Heathrow. During the winter it arrives after sunset, but with the change in time it is now arriving in the late afternoon.

March 16, 2011; Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, March 16, 2011 Most of the air traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is single aisle twinjets of US Airways and Southwest Airlines.

December 23, 2010: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 23, 2010 Christmas season brings a variety of air freighters that are not often seen at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Here's another selection of photos of airliners at Sky Harbor, taken on December 23, 2010.

December 2, 2010: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, December 2, 2010 Here's another selection of photos of airliners at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, taken on December 2, 2010.

November 10, 2010: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, November 10, 2010 Here's another selection of photos of airliners at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, taken on November 10, 2010.

February 1, March 26, May 1, and November 10, 2010: Honeywell 757 Engine Testbed N757HW

Honeywell 757 Engine Testbed N757HW Honeywell operates Boeing 757-225 N757HW as an engine testbed at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. I have photographed several of its test flights.

Photography Prints Honeywell Boeing 757 engine testbed at Phoenix Sky Harbor on November 11 2010: You can buy prints up to 10-2/3" by 16" or 5" x 7" greeting cards of this photograph.

October 26, 2010: Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor, October 26, 2010 Most of the air traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is single aisle twinjets of US Airways and Southwest Airlines. Exceptions include British Airways 747-436s and Fedex DC-10s. The pictures on this display were taken on the afternoon of October 26, 2010

December 27, 2007: Air Traffic at Phoenix

Air Traffic at Phoenix, December 27, 2007 On Thursday, December 27 a flight plan was filed for Honeywell Boeing 720 N720H to fly from Williams-Gateway to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. It actually departed from Phoenix and activated its flight plan over Williams-Gateway. It was scheduled to depart at 9:50 AM MST and to return at 1:20 PM MST. I parked on the top of the Terminal 4 parking structure at 1:00 PM to wait for its return. As I waited, I photographed a number of the flights taking off and landing on Runway 26.

April 13, 2006

Air Traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, April 13, 2006 On Thursday, April 13, I parked on the south bank of the Salt River at the end of 40th Street to photograph the departures from Runway 07L at Sky Harbor International Airport until airport security called the local police to roust me.

April 12, 2006

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, April 12, 2006 On Wednesday, April 12, I stopped off at the terminal 2 parking garage at Sky Harbor to get some pictures of the right side of Honeywell's Boeing 720-051B, N720H engine testbed in the afternoon sun.

April 11, 2006

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, April 11, 2006 On Tuesday, April 11, I checked out several photography locations at Sky Harbor International Airport.

April 7, 2006

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, April 7, 2006 On Friday, April 7, I spent some time on the south bank of the Salt River at the end of 40th Street taking pictures of the airplanes at Sky Harbor International Airport.


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