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Timeline

1997-1998: Early contact


1st November 1998: Living together


Late 1999 - early 2000: Travel to Karachi


26th December 1999: A new passport


2nd January 2000: Passport is issued

10th - 15th January 2000: Travel


18th January 2000: US visa

Alshehhi US Visa.jpg


May 29th and 2nd June 2000: Arrival in the US



30th May to 2nd June 2000: Hotel


31st May 2000: English language course

  • al-Shehhi purchases $2,000 in American Express travelers cheques from the Greenpoint Savings Bank, New York City. (Source)
  • al-Shehhi enrolled in an English language course at Accent on Language, in New York City. The course ran from June 1 to June 29, 2000. He paid for room (one week stay) and board. He paid for the language course with the travelers cheques he purchased earlier in the day. (Source)


18th June 2000: Brief apartment lease

  • Atta and al-Shehhi leased apartment 5D, 106 Cabrini Boulevard, New York City. The lease, which Atta signed, ran from June 19 to June 26, 2000. (Source)


21st June 2000: Wire transfer sent


23rd June 2000: Wire transfer received


25th June 2000: Another apartment lease

  • Atta and al-Shehhi leased an apartment at 198 12th St, Brooklyn, NY. They stayed at this apartment until July 2, 2000. (Source)


26th June 2000: Wire transfer received

Alshehhi Wire Transfer 26 July 2000.jpg


27th June 2000: Wire transfer received

  • Marwan al-Shehhi receives a $4,088 Western Union wire transfer from Ramzi Binalshibh.
Alshehhi Wire Transfer 27 July 2000.jpg
  • al-Shehhi registered e-mail account maralsh@hotmail.com at a Kinkos located in New York City. (Source)


29th June 2000: More on wire transfers


Beginning of July 2000: Arrival at Huffman Aviation


Note: Huffman's own documentation for Atta includes a temporary airman certificate and pilot profile giving 18th September 2000 as the date for his private pilot's licence, in contradiction with Dekkers' testimony that Atta had the licence when he arrived. However this isn't the original document, so more work will be required to definitely resolve the question.

Atta Temporary Airman Certificate 20th November 2000.png


2nd July 2000: Fly to Oklahoma City



3rd July 2000: Enrolled at Huffman


5th - 12th July 2000: 4890 Pompano Road

  • Atta and al-Shehhi stay at the home of Charles and Drucilla Voss, 4890 Pompano Road, Venice Florida. Charles Voss was the bookkeeper for Huffman Aviation located in Venice, Florida. (Source)


6th July 2000: Flying lessons begin?


Conflicts with official account (see 7th July).

7th July 2000: Opening a bank account

  • Atta and al-Shehhi opened a joint checking account at the Nokomis, Florida branch of the SunTrust Bank, with a $7,000 cash deposit. The account was jointly held by Atta and al-Shehhi in Atta's name. (Source)
  • Atta and al-Shehhi begin flight instruction at Huffman Aviation. Their first instructor was Mike Mikarts. (Source)

Conflicts with Dekkers account (see 6th July).

11th July 2000: 516 W Laurel Rd

  • Atta and Alshehhi's account was used to pay $680.57 to the Rental Company of Venice for the 516 W Laurel Rd property. (Source)
Alshehhi Atta Checks Venice.gif


12th July 2000: Apartment rental

  • Atta and al-Shehhi rented an apartment at 516 West Laurel Road, Nokomis, Florida. They signed a six-month lease that ended on January 14, 2001. (Source)


17th and 24th July 2000: New flight instructor

  • On July 17, 2000, and July 24, 2000, respectively, al-Shehhi and Atta switched instructors, from Mike Mikarts to Erik Seiberlich. (Source)


18th July - 18th September 2000: Over $100,000 received by wire transfers



27th July 2000: Wire transfer

(Source)


30th July 2000: Solo flights


31st July 2000: Aircraft rental

  • al-Shehhi signs an aircraft rental agreement with Huffman Aviation, Venice, Florida. (Source)


August 2000: A bad report



13th and 14th August 2000: New flight instructor

  • On August 13, 2000, and August 14, 2000, respectively, al-Shehhi and Atta switched instructors, from Erik Seiberlich to Bruno Delroy. (Source)


14th August 2000: Passed private pilot test


15th September 2000: Request to change immigration status


27th September 2000: Wire transfer


28th September 2000 - 6th October 2000: Atta and al-Shehhi train at Jones Aviation

  • Atta and al-Shehhi take a few training flights at Jones Aviation.


October 11 2000: New flight instructor


6th November 2000: Passed instrument rating test


20th November 2000: Receive private pilot certificates

  • Atta and al-Shehhi each received an FAA Temporary Airman Certificate, qualifying them as "private pilots". (Source)


25th November 2000: Rents VCR


December 2000: Passing the final Huffman tests


Before December 22 2000: al-Shehhi applies for flight training at Eagle Jet International

  • al-Shehhi faxes Eagle Jet International requesting a course of flight training to begin on December 22nd 2000, and finish by the end of that month. Mohamed Atta also applies. al-Shehhi gives his contact address as 516 W Laurel Rd, Nokomis, FL 34275. Phone number is 941-685-0468. al-Shehhi's passport number is A0460773, issued 01/02/2000, expiration 01/01/2005. Source: Eagle Jet Application Form


19th December 2000: Achieving commercial pilot licences


21st December 2000: Commercial pilot licence received

  • Atta and al-Shehhi each received an FAA Temporary Airman Certificate, qualifying them as "commercial pilots". (Source)


24th December 2000: Leave a plane on the runway


December 29/ 30 2000: Atta and Marwan al-Shehhi take flight simulator training course

  • Atta and al-Shehhi pay for 6 hours Boeing 727 flight simulator experience. They give their contact address as 516 W Laurel Rd, Norkomis [sic - Nokomis?], FL 34275. Credit card number taken is 4011-8008-4050-7778 EXP 07/02. (Source) During this time they stay at the Holiday Inn Express, Room 422, Miami, Florida. (Source)
  • The training consisted of 3 hours each (Atta and al-Shehhi) on a 727 simulator at the SimCenter, Opa Locka, Florida; and training with an instructor on a Boeing 767 Flight Simulator at Pan Am International Flight Academy, in Opa Locka. Atta and al-Shehhi sat in the simulator together for the training, accompanied by "an unidentified male". (Source)


10th January 2001: Reentering the US

  • Atta takes American Airlines Flight 69 from Madrid to Miami, re-entering the US according to his INS I-94 entry document, then taking American Airlines Flight 2014 from Miami to Tampa. (Source)



11th January 2001: Fly to Morocco

  • al-Shehhi takes Delta Airlines Flight 2522 from Tampa to JFK, then Royal Air Maroc Flight 205 from JFK to Casablanca, Morocco. (Source) al-Shehhi purchased the tickets for this flight on January 2, 2001, from Travel A Lot, Venice, Florida. (Source)


18th January 2001: Return from Morocco

  • al-Shehhi takes Royal Air Maroc Flight 205 from Casablanca to New York, and re-enters the US according to the date on his I-94 entry document. He then takes Delta Airline Flight 2461 from JFK to Tampa. (Source)


25th January - 1st February 2001: Hotel


31st January 2001: Advanced Aviation

  • Atta rented a Piper Warrior airplane from Advanced Aviation, in Lawrenceville, Georgia, for a one-hour check ride with a flight instructor from that school. al-Shehhi accompanied Atta on the check ride. In renting the aircraft, Atta listed his address as A.M. Zentrum Haus 2, Hamburg, Germany. Atta also purchased a sectional chart from Advanced Aviation. (Source)


February-April 2001: Travel to Virginia

  • The 9/11 Commission briefly summarise Atta and al-Shehhi's travels.



1st to 8th February 2001: Decatur


5th February 2001 - 5th March 2001: Gym

  • Atta and al-Shehhi are members of Everybodies Nutrition & Fitness gym, Decatur, GA (al-Shehhi's membership may only have been for one week: (Source)). (Source)


6th February 2001: Advanced Aviation

  • al-Shehhi rented an airplane from Advanced Aviation, in Lawrenceville, Georgia, for a one-hour check ride with a flight instructor from that school. Atta accompanied al-Shehhi on the check ride. In renting the aircraft, al-Shehhi listed his address as A.M. Zentrum Haus 2, Hamburg, Germany. Atta also purchased a sectional chart from Advanced Aviation. (Source)


8th - 15th February 2001: Hotel


19th February 2001: Hotel


20th February 2001: Renting a mailbox


21st February to 1st March 2001: Hotel


13th March to 27th March 2001: Hotel


27th March to 3rd April 2001: Hotel


3rd April 2001: Hotel


4th April 2001: Hotel

  • Atta and al-Shehhi check out of the Diplomat Inn, Virginia Beach. They then close the mailbox they rented on February 20th, and Atta cashes an $8,000 cheque payable to "Cash" at a branch of SunTrust Bank in Virginia Beach. (Source)


11th April 2001: Tara Gardens

  • Atta and al-Shehhi lease apartment number 122 at Tara Gardens, 10001 W. Atlantic Boulevard, Hollywood, Florida. The lease period ran to May 17 2001, although they vacated before this (see May 13). (Source)


12th April 2001: Driver's Licence

  • al-Shehhi obtains Florida Driver's Licence #A420-540-78-169-0. He obtains a duplicate on June 19th. (Source)

File:Marwan Alshehhi driver record.pdf


18th April 2001: Flying to Amsterdam


19th April 2001: Flying to Cairo

  • al-Shehhi takes KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Flight 553 from Amsterdam to Cairo. (Source)


2nd May 2001: Returning from Cairo

  • al-Shehhi takes KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Flight 554 from Cairo to Amsterdam, then Northwest Airlines Flight 57 from Amsterdam to Miami, re-entering the US on this day according to the date on his I-94 entry document. (Source) He was granted a 6-month tourist stay. 9/11 Terrorist Travel Monograph (Source)


9th - 10th May 2001: 1836 Lincoln Street



12th May 2001 - 11th September 2001: Phone number

  • al-Shehhi is a Verizon wireless cellular phone subscriber, for number 954-815-3004. (Source)


13th May 2001 - 16th June 2001: 181 Jackson St

  • A Moussaoui trial exhibit mentions a $1110 receipt for Atta & al-Shehhi, covering the rental of the apartment 1818 Jackson St., #3A, Hollywood, FL. (Source)


21st May 2001: Renting a mailbox

  • Atta signs up at Mail Boxes Etc, Hollywood, FL for a mailbox: Box 256, 3389 Sheridan St., Hollywood, FL 33021-3606. al-Shehhi files a USPS (US Postal Service) form asking for mail to his 10001 W. Atlantic Blvd, Coral Springs address to be redirected to the mailbox. (Source)


22nd May 2001: Shopping

  • al-Shehhi purchased men's clothing including a golf shirt, blazer, and a belt at Bloomingdale's in Aventura, Florida. (Source)


23rd May 2001: Flying to New York

  • al-Shehhi signs a guest registration card for one night at the JFK Ramada Plaza, rm 614, New York NY. He pays with credit card #4011800840507778. (Source)


24th May 2001: Flying to San Francisco

  • al-Shehhi takes United Airlines Flight 809 from JFK to San Francisco. He stays overnight in room 213 at the Travel Lodge, Las Vegas, paying with credit card #4011800840507778. (Source)


25th May - 27th May 2001: In Las Vegas

  • al-Shehhi signs a guest registration card for two nights at the St. Louis Manor Apts, rm 3107, Las Vegas. (Source)


27th May 2001: Returning to New York

  • al-Shehhi takes United Airlines Flight 2307 from Las Vegas to San Francisco, then United Airlines Flight 844 from San Francisco to JFK, staying overnight once again at the JFK Ramada Plaza, New York, NY.. (Source)


28th May 2001:Flying to Florida


31st May 2001: Gym

  • al-Shehhi signs a one month membership agreement with Gold's Gym, Hollywood, Fl. (Source)


2nd June 2001: Renting a video camera

  • al-Shehhi's name appears on receipts for Select Photo, Delray Beach, Fl, for "rental of video camera and other" (2nd June, 27th June, 5th July x 2). Paid with card #4011800840507778. (Source)


11th June 2001: 401 Greensward

  • Marwan al-Shehhi signs a lease to rent apartment 204 at 401 Greensward, Delray Beach, Florida. The lease term was from 13th June to 12th August 2001. (Source)
Al-Shehhi 401 Greensward Lane.jpg


19th June 2001: Driver's Licence

  • al-Shehhi obtains a duplicate of Florida Driver's Licence #A420-540-78-169-0.

File:Marwan Alshehhi driver record 2.pdf


20th June 2001: Gym

  • al-Shehhi visits World Gym, 14550 S Military Trail, Delray Beach, Fl. (Source) He pays for a one-month membership. (Source)


27th June 2001: Video camera rental

  • al-Shehhi's name appears on receipts for Select Photo, Delray Beach, Fl, for "rental of video camera and other" (2nd June, 27th June, 5th July x 2). Paid with card #4011800840507778. (Source) Another document says Atta or al-Shehhi purchased four Sony 8mm video tapes and rented a video camera on this day. (Source) It was returned on July 5th, after the returned from Las Vegas: were they filming a potential target there?


28th June 2001: Flying to Las Vegas

  • Atta takes United Airlines Flight 161 from Boston to San Francisco, then United Airlines Flight 955 from San Francisco to Las Vegas. He rents a Chevrolet Malibu from this day until 1st July 2001. (Source)

The 9/11 Commission Report tells us this flight was part of a larger pattern.



5th July 2001: Rental receipts

  • al-Shehhi's name appears on receipts for Select Photo, Delray Beach, Fl, for "rental of video camera and other" (2nd June, 27th June, 5th July x 2). Paid with card #4011800840507778. (Source)


28th July 2001: Kemper Aviation

  • al-Shehhi paid for one hour and 40 minutes of ground time at Kemper Aviation, in Lantana, Florida. Al-Shehhi could not answer basic questions on the written aviation test, which he needed an instructor's assistance to complete. (Source)


30th July 2001: Kemper Aviation

  • al-Shehhi paid for 54 minutes flight time and 12 minutes of ground time at Kemper Aviation, in Lantana, Florida. (Source)


8th August 2001: Kemper Aviation

  • al-Shehhi paid for one hour and 10 minutes flight time at Kemper Aviation, in Lantana, Florida. (Source)


9th August 2001: Immigration status


12th August - 19th August 2001: Lisa Apts


13th August 2001: Purchasing knives

  • al-Shehhi purchases two knives from Sports Authority, Boynton Beach, FL.
Hijacker Purchase Records 2.jpg
  • Atta takes America West Airlines Flight 244 from Washington National to Las Vegas, then stays at the Econo Lodge, Las Vegas again (this time in rm. 124), as he did at the end of June. (Source) The 9/11 Commission Report point out that he wasn't alone:



16th August 2001: Gym

  • Atta's and al-Shehhi's debit card was used at 18:34 in the Delray Beach Winn Dixie (STB) - $15. (Source)


17th August 2001: Shopping

  • Atta's and al-Shehhi's debit card was used at 16:25 in the Boynton Beach Office Depot (STB). $25.46. (Source)


18th August 2001: Finances

  • Cash withdrawal from Atta's and al-Shehhi's account at 16:28 in a Boynton Beach, FL ATM machine (STB) - $100. (Source)
  • Atta's and al-Shehhi's debit card was used at 17:30 in the Boynton Beach Target (STB) - $65.17 (Source)


19th August 2001: Amoco


20th August 2001: Debit card


21st August 2001: Shopping


22nd August 2001: Shopping

  • Atta's & al-Shehhi's debit card was used at Payless Shoes (STB), 19:24, Pompano Beach, FL - $19.07. (Source)


24th August 2001: Finances

  • A $4,000 cash deposit is made to Atta & al-Shehhi's SunTrust Bank account in Boca Raton, Fl. Fayez Banihammad attempted to get a cash advance on his VISA card but was denied. (Source)


26th August - 2nd September 2001: Panther Motel

Marwan al-Shehhi Motel Card.jpg

27th August 2001: Shopping

  • Atta's & al-Shehhi's debit card was used (presumably by al-Shehhi as Atta was still away) at Payless Shoes (STB), Pompano Beach, FL - $19.07. (Source)


28th August 2001: Buying tickets for United Airlines Flight 175


29th August 2001: Car rental

  • Atta & al-Shehhi returned a Chevy Corsica and rented a Ford Escort, FL D47KRK, from Warrick's Car Rental, Pompano Beach, FL. Al-Shehhi paid with VISA card #4011 8008 4050 7778. They will keep the car until 9th September 2001 (Source 1) (Source 2) In the car's glove box on return was a SunTrust Bank ATM receipt, attached to which was a post-it note with the handwritten name and Delray Beach, Florida address of "Hamzah Saleh Alghamdi". (Source)
Atta Warricks 3.jpg


30th August 2001: Buying a utility tool

  • al-Shehhi makes two ATM cash withdrawals of $100 each at 12:48 in Delray Beach, Fl. (Source)
  • Atta's and al-Shehhi's credit card used at Lowe's to purchase a Leatherman utility tool containing a knife (STB), 17:10, Boynton Beach, FL - $74.18. (Source)


31st August 2001: Shopping


2nd September 2001: Shopping

  • Atta's and al-Shehhi's debit card was used at Winn-Dixie (STB), 17:42, Deerfield Beach, FL - $34.60. (Source)


3rd September 2001: Shopping

  • At 17:06 al-Shehhi used his VISA card to purchase a toggle switch, gelmate, autotape and a 9 volt battery (total cost: $9.61) from Wal-Mart, Pompano Beach, Fl. (Source)
  • Atta's and al-Shehhi's debit card was used at Circuit City (STB), 17:25, Delray Beach, FL - $47.68. (Source)


5th September 2001: Arranging travel to Boston

  • al-Shehhi & Atta paid cash for airline tickets at Costamar Travel, Lighthouse Point, FL. Atta was booked on US Air flt 2698 one-way on 7th September 2001 (Ft. Lauderdale to Boston). Al-Shehhi was booked on Delta 2462 one-way on 9th September 2001 (Ft. Lauderdeal to Boston). (Source). A second Moussaoui trial document places Atta on US Airways Flight 2719, though, and this is the one he eventually took. (Source)


6th September 2001: Finances

  • A cheque in the amount of $5,300, drawn on the SunTrust Bank account of Atta and al-Shehhi, was cashed. (Source)


7th September 2001: Finances

  • Wire transfer from al-Shehhi's and Atta's SunTrust account to Saudi Arabia, 15:58, Ft. Lauderdale, FL - $200. (Source)


9th September 2001: Flying to Boston

  • al-Shehhi returns Ford Escort rental car to Warrick's, Pompano Beach, Fl, and paid the $236.91 bill with VISA card #4011800840507778.
  • At 12:00 al-Shehhi takes Delta Airlines Flight 2462 from Ft. Lauderdale to Boston, arriving at 15:20. (Source)
  • A $500 ATM cash withdrawal is made from Terminal C, Logan International Airport. (Source)
  • al-Shehhi signs a guest registration card for two people staying in room 28, Milner Hotel, Boston. (Source)


10th September 2001: Wire transfer

  • al-Shehhi uses Western Union at Greyhound Bus Terminal #0406, Boston, MA, to wire $5,400 to a Mustafa Ahmed Adam Alhawsawi in the UAE. This will be picked up the next day. (Source 1) (Source 2)


11th September 2001: Boarding United Airlines Flight 175




  • Flight 175 departs for Los Angeles at 7:58. (Source)