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Domestic Flights with Tarmac Times of More than 3 Hours and International Flights with Tarmac Times of More than 4 Hours, January 2017

Ranked by longest continuous tarmac time

AirlineFlight DateLongest Continuous Tarmac Time (in mins.)Stage of Operation*Flight NumberOrigin AirportOrigin CityDestination AirportDestination CityArrival Delay (in mins.)Cause of Delay/Cancellation**Diversion AirportDiversion CityDiversion Airport Distance from Scheduled DestinationReached Scheduled Destination
Air CarrierNational Aviation SystemSecurityWeatherLate Arriving Aircraft
Domestic Flights
Delta1/6413TI1198DTWDetroit, MIFLLFort Lauderdale, FL4110411000N/AN/AN/AN/A
Southwest1/6379TI494BWIBaltimore, MDFLLFort Lauderdale, FL3770377000N/AN/AN/AN/A
JetBlue1/6377TI805EWRNewark, NJFLLFort Lauderdale, FL4041403000N/AN/AN/AN/A
United1/6377C413FLLFort Lauderdale, FLIADWashington, DCN/A1000N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
JetBlue1/6374TI569BOSBoston, MAFLLFort Lauderdale, FL4670467000N/AN/AN/AN/A
JetBlue1/6370TI1479DCAWashington, DCFLLFort Lauderdale, FL3610361000N/AN/AN/AN/A
JetBlue1/6369TI971LGANew York, NYFLLFort Lauderdale, FL43643393000N/AN/AN/AN/A
JetBlue1/6369TI2615JAXJacksonville, FLFLLFort Lauderdale, FL44643760066N/AN/AN/AN/A
Southwest1/6366TI1781AUSAustin, TXFLLFort Lauderdale, FL36511354000N/AN/AN/AN/A
American1/6344TI1523DFWDallas/Fort Worth, TXFLLFort Lauderdale, FL3250325000N/AN/AN/AN/A
American1/6339TI1961CLTCharlotte, NCFLLFort Lauderdale, FL3420342000N/AN/AN/AN/A
United1/6329TI2040IAHHouston, TXFLLFort Lauderdale, FL36237325000N/AN/AN/AN/A
Spirit1/6317TI616SJUSan Juan, PRFLLFort Lauderdale, FL3060306000N/AN/AN/AN/A
JetBlue1/6315TI657CLECleveland, OHFLLFort Lauderdale, FL32413311000N/AN/AN/AN/A
American1/8227D208SFOSan Francisco, CAMIAMiami, FL660N/AN/AN/AN/AN/ADFWDallas/Fort Worth, TX1121Y
Virgin America1/7223C411JFKNew York, NYLAXLos Angeles, CAN/A1000N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Delta1/29220TI1877ORDChicago, ILATLAtlanta, GA2040204000N/AN/AN/AN/A
Compass1/22201D6017IAHHouston, TXLAXLos Angeles, CAN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/ALASLas Vegas, NV236Y
Delta1/29201TI2053FNTFlint, MIATLAtlanta, GA1550155000N/AN/AN/AN/A
Delta1/29199TI2471AUSAustin, TXATLAtlanta, GA1910191000N/AN/AN/AN/A
United1/22196M1236IAHHouston, TXLAXLos Angeles, CA2922893000N/AN/AN/AN/A
Delta1/29196TI2014PBIWest Palm Beach, FLATLAtlanta, GA1700170000N/AN/AN/AN/A
Delta1/29195TI831ALBAlbany, NYATLAtlanta, GA1520152000N/AN/AN/AN/A
American1/15191D1279RSWFort Myers, FLDFWDallas/Fort Worth, TX1017N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AHOUHouston, TX247Y
Delta1/29189TI2035MKEMilwaukee, WIATLAtlanta, GA1590159000N/AN/AN/AN/A
Delta1/29187TI147SLCSalt Lake City, UTATLAtlanta, GA1660166000N/AN/AN/AN/A
Delta1/29186TI2553SATSan Antonio, TXATLAtlanta, GA1710171000N/AN/AN/AN/A
Delta1/29186TI1951LGANew York, NYATLAtlanta, GA1400140000N/AN/AN/AN/A
Delta1/29186TI2396RSWFort Myers, FLATLAtlanta, GA1500150000N/AN/AN/AN/A
Delta1/29182TI101LAXLos Angeles, CAATLAtlanta, GA18413171000N/AN/AN/AN/A
International Flights
Air Canada Rouge1/6474TI1622YYZToronto, CanadaFLLFort Lauderdale, FLN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Air Canada Rouge1/6394TI1602YULMontreal, CanadaFLLFort Lauderdale, FLN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
JetBlue1/6376C387FLLFort Lauderdale, FLSNUSanta Clara, CubaN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
JetBlue1/6366TI1048SDQSanto Domingo, DRFLLFort Lauderdale, FLN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Westjet1/6356C1283FLLFort Lauderdale, FLYYZToronto, CanadaN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
JetBlue1/6351TI2328CMWCamaguey, CubaFLLFort Lauderdale, FLN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
China Eastern Airlines1/7345TI297PVGShanghai, ChinaJFKNew York, NYN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Philippine Airlines1/7326TI126YVRVancouver, CanadaJFKNew York, NYN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Spirit1/6324C833FLLFort Lauderdale, FLMBJMontego Bay, JamaicaN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Delta1/22296D778MBJMontego Bay, JamaicaATLAtlanta, GAN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AMGMMontgomery, AL147Y
American1/6285C2277FLLFort Lauderdale, FLPAPPort-au-Prince, HaitiN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Cathay Pacific Airways1/7267TI846HKGHong KongJFKNew York, NYN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Notes: 

International flight reports do not include arrival delay or cause of delay/cancellation flight data. These data are also not available for domestic flights reported by airlines that do not report monthly airline on-time data (Part 234) or for domestic charter flights reported by Part 234 carriers.

Description: 

* Stage of Operation where 3-hour tarmac time took place:

C Prior to Cancellation: Flight left the gate but was canceled at the origin airport

D At Diversion Airport: The tarmac time at the alternate airport

M Multiple Gate Departure: Flight left the gate, then returned and then left again to resume normal operation. Tarmac time is the time before the return to the gate.

TI Taxi-in: The time between wheels-on and gate arrival

TO Taxi-out: The time between gate departure and wheels-off

** Cause of cancellation is 1 (if yes) or 0 (if no). Cause of delay for all other flights in minutes. No cause of delay or cause of diversion reported for diverted flights.

Source: 

Bureau of Transportation Statistics