CHEYENNE – President Donald Trump’s personal Boeing 757 airliner, or “Trump Force One,” as some have dubbed it, landed at Cheyenne Regional Airport on Thursday.
The plane, departing from Washington, D.C., dropped off first daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, on their way to Saratoga for a vacation.
Cheyenne’s airport runway was the closest tarmac able to accommodate the 153-foot-long private jet, according to John Dunkin, Trump’s longtime pilot.
The aircraft was one of the most notable symbols of Trump’s 2016 campaign.
Now, it is primarily used by members of the extended Trump family, as the president, first lady Melania Trump and their son, Barron, are now under the care of the U.S. Air Force.
Customized by the president himself, the plane is powered by Rolls-Royce RB211 turbofan engines, enabling it to fly for 16 hours at a speed of more than 500 miles per hour.
The jet will be kept secure at Cheyenne Regional Airport until the Trump family’s return home.