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An Airbus widebody jet is torn down at Phoenix Goodyear Airport (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ryan Ewing)

From a Thriving Military Base to an Aircraft Boneyard: Phoenix Goodyear Airport’s Storied History

It's not often that you’ll see a Corsair Boeing 747-300, China Southern Boeing 777-200, US Airways Boeing 757 and a Southwest Airlines 737-700 hanging out with the German Air Force and perspective KLM and Lufthansa pilots at a small general aviation airport. However, Phoenix Goodyear Airport is not your typical general aviation airport. Situated a few miles south of Interstate I-10, which runs directly through Phoenix, Ariz. and 20 miles from Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix Goodyear Airport is…