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Aviation PhotosPhoto of American Airlines B752 (N659AA)

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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
27-Feb-2015 757Miami Intl ()Las Americas () 09:33PM EST 12:19AM AST (+1) Scheduled
27-Feb-2015 757Las Americas ()Miami Intl () 05:40PM AST 06:51PM EST Scheduled
27-Feb-2015 757Miami Intl ()Las Americas () 12:44PM EST 03:38PM AST Scheduled
27-Feb-2015 757Piarco Int'l ()Miami Intl () 08:10AM AST 10:54AM EST Scheduled
26-Feb-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Piarco Int'l () 06:51PM EST 11:02PM AST 3:11
26-Feb-2015 B752/LDallas/Fort Worth Intl ()Miami Intl () 02:07PM CST 05:19PM EST 2:12
26-Feb-2015 B752/LMcCarran Intl ()Dallas/Fort Worth Intl () 08:30AM PST 12:35PM CST 2:05
25-Feb-2015 B752/LDallas/Fort Worth Intl ()McCarran Intl () 07:21PM CST 07:51PM PST 2:30
25-Feb-2015 B752/LSan Diego Intl ()Dallas/Fort Worth Intl () 01:57PM PST 06:07PM CST 2:10
25-Feb-2015 B752/LDallas/Fort Worth Intl ()San Diego Intl () 12:01PM CST 12:44PM PST 2:43
25-Feb-2015 B752/LBoston Logan Intl ()Dallas/Fort Worth Intl () 07:44AM EST 10:37AM CST 3:53
24-Feb-2015 B752/LDallas/Fort Worth Intl ()Boston Logan Intl () 05:50PM CST 09:51PM EST 3:01
24-Feb-2015 B752/LLuis Munoz Marin Intl ()Dallas/Fort Worth Intl () 12:09PM AST 03:11PM CST 5:02
23-Feb-2015 B752/LJohn F Kennedy Intl ()Luis Munoz Marin Intl () 05:22PM EST 09:31PM AST 3:09
23-Feb-2015 B752/LLuis Munoz Marin Intl ()John F Kennedy Intl () 11:59AM AST 02:41PM EST 3:42
23-Feb-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Luis Munoz Marin Intl () 07:17AM EST 10:19AM AST 2:02
21-Feb-2015 B752/LLuis Munoz Marin Intl ()Miami Intl () 06:15PM AST 07:36PM EST 2:21
21-Feb-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Luis Munoz Marin Intl () 01:52PM EST 04:55PM AST 2:03
21-Feb-2015 B752/LPort-au-Prince Intl ()Miami Intl () 10:37AM EST 12:12PM EST 1:35
21-Feb-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Port-au-Prince Intl () 07:42AM EST 09:10AM EST 1:28
20-Feb-2015 B752/LGregorio Luperon Int'l ()Miami Intl () 08:01PM AST 08:46PM EST 1:45
20-Feb-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Gregorio Luperon Int'l () 01:02PM EST 03:39PM AST 1:37
20-Feb-2015 B752/LJohn F Kennedy Intl ()Miami Intl () 08:43AM EST 11:18AM EST 2:35
19-Feb-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()John F Kennedy Intl () 08:50PM EST 11:19PM EST 2:29
19-Feb-2015 B752/LLas Americas ()Miami Intl () 02:55PM AST 03:48PM EST 1:53
19-Feb-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Las Americas () 10:38AM EST 01:21PM AST 1:43
19-Feb-2015 B752/LCancun Int'l ()Miami Intl () 07:00AM EST 08:12AM EST 1:12
18-Feb-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Cancun Int'l () 10:19PM EST 11:45PM EST 1:26
18-Feb-2015 B752/LLas Americas ()Miami Intl () 07:37PM AST 08:40PM EST 2:03
18-Feb-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Las Americas () 03:26PM EST 06:06PM AST 1:40
17-Feb-2015 B752/LJohn F Kennedy Intl ()Port-au-Prince Intl () 01:29PM EST 05:02PM EST 3:33
16-Feb-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()John F Kennedy Intl () 09:05PM EST 11:19PM EST 2:14
16-Feb-2015 B752/LJohn F Kennedy Intl ()Miami Intl () 02:12PM EST 04:50PM EST 2:38
16-Feb-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()John F Kennedy Intl () 10:08AM EST 12:26PM EST 2:18
16-Feb-2015 B752/LCancun Int'l ()Miami Intl () 07:10AM EST 08:14AM EST 1:04
15-Feb-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Cancun Int'l () 09:41PM EST 10:59PM EST 1:18
15-Feb-2015 B752/LLas Americas ()Miami Intl () 02:57PM AST 03:41PM EST 1:43
15-Feb-2015 B752/LMiami Intl ()Las Americas () 10:22AM EST 01:03PM AST 1:41
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