Domestic Flights with Tarmac Times of More than 3 Hours and International Flights with Tarmac Times of More than 4 Hours, February 2016
Ranked by longest continuous tarmac time
|Airline||Flight Date||Longest Continuous Tarmac Time (in mins.)||Stage of Operation*||Flight Number||Origin Airport||Origin City||Destination Airport||Destination City||Arrival Delay (in mins.)||Cause of Delay/Cancellation**||Diversion Airport||Diversion City||Diversion Airport Distance from Scheduled Destination||Reached Scheduled Destination|
|Air Carrier||National Aviation System||Security||Weather||Late Arriving Aircraft|
|JetBlue||2/5||236||M||677||JFK||New York, NY||JAX||Jacksonville, FL||444||0||33||0||411||0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|JetBlue||2/5||198||M||586||JFK||New York, NY||ROC||Rochester, NY||394||0||33||0||361||0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|PSA||2/15||191||C||5030||PHL||Philadelphia, PA||BDL||Hartford, CT||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Republic||2/15||187||C||4691||DCA||Washington, DC||MCI||Kansas City, MO||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Spirit||2/5||186||C||239||BOS||Boston, MA||RSW||Fort Myers, FL||N/A||0||0||0||1||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|American||2/15||185||TO||1958||DCA||Washington, DC||PBI||West Palm Beach, FL||183||0||171||0||12||0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|American||2/5||182||M||2031||BOS||Boston, MA||PHL||Philadelphia, PA||350||0||11||0||314||25||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|PSA||2/15||182||TI||4987||DTW||Detroit, MI||DCA||Washington, DC||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|PSA||2/15||181||C||5023||DCA||Washington, DC||BDL||Hartford, CT||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Republic||2/15||181||TI||4332||CMH||Columbus, OH||DCA||Washington, DC||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
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.
* 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.
Bureau of Transportation Statistics