Thursday, November 18, 2010

Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX/KPHX) Part 3 Boeing 737NG

As with the Boeing 737 "Classic" Southwest Airlines is the largest operator of the Boeing 737NG "Next Generation" with it's large fleet of 737-700's with 737-800's soon to be added. Several other carriers operate the 737NG into Phoenix a few examples are shown below.

American Airlines 737-823 (29567/3004) N804NN departs from Rwy 8 bound for Dallas.

Continental Airlines 737-824 (28802/374) N14237 achieves a positive climb rate as the gear comes up.

AirTran Airways 737-7BD (34479/1874) N283AT climbs from Rwy 8. The AirTran 737NG fleet will become a part of the Southwest Airlines fleet in the near future.

Alaska Airlines operates both the -700 and -800 at Phoenix. In the above photo, 737-890 (35692/2859) N525AS climbs into the gorgeous blue skies of Arizona.
Westjet also operates -700 and -800 aircraft into Phoenix and captured departing Rwy 8 is 737-8CT (34152/1714) C-GJWS as it climbs from Rwy 8 following a long takeoff roll.
(Photos by Michael Carter)

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