Phoenix Goodyear

Air Force C-17s Visit Phoenix Goodyear Airport


On Friday July 26, 2019, three Air Force C-17s arrived at Phoenix Goodyear Airport direct from Charleston Air Force Base for an overnight and fueling stop. The next day, the C-17s departed for the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., to support a mission.

The C-17 Globemaster III is a large military transport aircraft. Each aircraft received approximately 25,000 gallons of jet fuel. The C-17 aircraft has a maximum takeoff weight of approximately 585 million pounds. Numerous military aircraft stop at Phoenix Goodyear Airport for fuel and support services.