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Boeing 757-200 (N659AA)


2003: American B757-223 N659AA on short final to former runway 13 at FLL as a company MD-82 is rotating.


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Colin OSullivan
Nice photo :D
Gustavo Veron
I Like, not lost a minute!!!!!!
The 757's got everything dragging except the co-pilots shorts. Must have raised the pucker factor in the tower a little? Thank god they were company A/C's.
Les Price
So close, what would happen if the MD-80 had to abort takeoff?
These long shot photos are a bit deceptive regarding distance between a/c. Still time for an Go Around - but not much.
Fantastic action shot !
Jerry Shinar
I've see this many times at SAN!
Ricardo Cheing
Hi Les, the MD-80 is beyond the "point of no return" as it looks like it is rotating (Vr). Should it need to abort, the pilot will be forced to climb out and "go-around" per tower instructions and published missed approach/ go-around procedures.
That would be runway 10 at FLL.

AA planes not allowed on any other runway. Besides the diagonal runway has been torn up for quite awhile.

I have been in exactly that situation landing at FLL. Legally as long as the preceding aircraft is off the ground you are good. In the event of a go around, a slight turn to the right or left to offset keeps the conflict to a minimum.

The telephoto is deceptive.
daniel ellery
great quality for such an old picture
Don Boyd Photo Uploader
Jimkwalton, as the caption says under the photo (click on the photo to open it larger), the photo was taken of ops on FLL's diagonal runway 13, not runway 10. Runway 9L-27R was closed for weeks for repaving and turnoff improvements. Runway 13/31 offered the best photo opportunities from outside the airport fence of just about any runway action I've ever taken over 52 years but it was subject to BSO harassment and threat of arrest post 9/11. Unfortunately runway 13/31 was rarely used because of noise abatement reasons and, as you say, it is now gone forever. : (
Sebastian Pion
sidibouya ka
Jesse Carroll
What happened to the 2 or 3 minute separation?
Ditmar Estrada
Dwight Hartje
Great shot! I have seen this happen at KRDU(with the same aircraft)!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
04-Jul-2015 757Miami Intl ()Piarco Int'l () 05:20PM EDT 08:48PM AST Scheduled
04-Jul-2015 757Los Angeles Intl ()Miami Intl () 07:45AM PDT 03:41PM EDT Scheduled
03-Jul-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Los Angeles Intl () 05:22PM EDT 07:09PM PDT 4:47
03-Jul-2015 B752/LDallas/Fort Worth Intl ()Miami Intl () 12:16PM CDT 03:38PM EDT 2:22
03-Jul-2015 B752/LEagle County Rgnl ()Dallas/Fort Worth Intl () 07:44AM MDT 10:15AM CDT 1:31
02-Jul-2015 B752/LDallas/Fort Worth Intl ()Eagle County Rgnl () 05:40PM CDT 06:30PM MDT 1:50
02-Jul-2015 B752/LMcCarran Intl ()Dallas/Fort Worth Intl () 11:19AM PDT 03:34PM CDT 2:15
02-Jul-2015 B752/LDallas/Fort Worth Intl ()McCarran Intl () 09:32AM CDT 09:45AM PDT 2:13
02-Jul-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Dallas/Fort Worth Intl () 06:35AM EDT 08:03AM CDT 2:28
01-Jul-2015 B752/LPort-au-Prince Intl ()Miami Intl () 05:21PM EDT 06:56PM EDT 1:34
01-Jul-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Port-au-Prince Intl () 02:28PM EDT 04:00PM EDT 1:32
01-Jul-2015 B752/LJose Joaquin de Olmedo Int'l ()Miami Intl () 07:11AM ECT 12:14PM EDT 4:03
30-Jun-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Jose Joaquin de Olmedo Int'l () 11:38PM EDT 02:31AM ECT (+1) 3:53
30-Jun-2015 B752/LPiarco Int'l ()Miami Intl () 03:28PM AST 06:32PM EDT 3:03
30-Jun-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Piarco Int'l () 10:37AM EDT 01:49PM AST 3:12
29-Jun-2015 B752/LEl Dorado Int'l ()Miami Intl () 11:39PM COT 03:51AM EDT (+1) 3:12
29-Jun-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()El Dorado Int'l () 07:11PM EDT 09:16PM COT 3:05
29-Jun-2015 B752/LSan Francisco Intl ()Miami Intl () 07:18AM PDT 03:25PM EDT 5:07
28-Jun-2015 B752/LDallas/Fort Worth Intl ()San Francisco Intl () 03:51PM CDT 04:57PM PDT 3:06
28-Jun-2015 32BLos Angeles Intl ()Dallas/Fort Worth Intl () 05:11AM PDT 09:43AM CDT 2:32
27-Jun-2015 32BDallas/Fort Worth Intl ()Los Angeles Intl () 07:18PM CDT 07:54PM PDT 2:36
27-Jun-2015 MD80Chicago O'Hare Intl ()Dallas/Fort Worth Intl () 03:25PM CDT 05:16PM CDT 1:51
27-Jun-2015 MD80Dallas/Fort Worth Intl ()Chicago O'Hare Intl () 12:08PM CDT 01:55PM CDT 1:47
27-Jun-2015 B752/LEagle County Rgnl ()Dallas/Fort Worth Intl () 07:52AM MDT 10:28AM CDT 1:36
26-Jun-2015 B752/LDallas/Fort Worth Intl ()Eagle County Rgnl () 05:55PM CDT 06:47PM MDT 1:52
26-Jun-2015 B752/LMcCarran Intl ()Dallas/Fort Worth Intl () 11:23AM PDT 03:33PM CDT 2:10
26-Jun-2015 B752/LDallas/Fort Worth Intl ()McCarran Intl () 09:40AM CDT 10:02AM PDT 2:22
26-Jun-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Dallas/Fort Worth Intl () 06:11AM EDT 07:43AM CDT 2:32
25-Jun-2015 B752/LOrlando Intl ()Miami Intl () 09:12PM EDT 09:48PM EDT 0:36
25-Jun-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Orlando Intl () 06:19PM EDT 06:53PM EDT 0:34
25-Jun-2015 B752/LToncontin Int'l ()Miami Intl () 11:31AM CST 03:27PM EDT 1:56
25-Jun-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Toncontin Int'l () 09:57AM EDT 09:55AM CST 1:58
24-Jun-2015 B752/LOrlando Intl ()Miami Intl () 10:16PM EDT 10:55PM EDT 0:39
24-Jun-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Orlando Intl () 08:30PM EDT 09:09PM EDT 0:39
24-Jun-2015 B752/LCyril E. King ()Miami Intl () 03:53PM AST 06:17PM EDT 2:24
24-Jun-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Cyril E. King () 12:23PM EDT 02:39PM AST 2:16
24-Jun-2015 B752/LLuis Munoz Marin Intl ()Miami Intl () 08:38AM AST 10:55AM EDT 2:17
23-Jun-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Luis Munoz Marin Intl () 07:58PM EDT 10:07PM AST 2:09
23-Jun-2015 B752/LDallas/Fort Worth Intl ()Miami Intl () 12:06PM CDT 03:36PM EDT 2:30
23-Jun-2015 B752/LEagle County Rgnl ()Dallas/Fort Worth Intl () 07:47AM MDT 10:22AM CDT 1:35
22-Jun-2015 B752/LDallas/Fort Worth Intl ()Eagle County Rgnl () 05:26PM CDT 06:18PM MDT 1:52
22-Jun-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Dallas/Fort Worth Intl () 06:18AM EDT 07:52AM CDT 2:34
21-Jun-2015 B752/LEl Dorado Int'l ()Miami Intl () 11:36PM COT 03:49AM EDT (+1) 3:13
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