Domestic Flights with Tarmac Times of More than 3 Hours and International Flights with Tarmac Times of More than 4 Hours, September 2017
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|
|Allegiant||9/1||217||TI||1651||TYS||Knoxville, TN||PGD||Punta Gorda, FL||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|American||9/24||201||D||433||CLT||Charlotte, NC||PHX||Phoenix, AZ||265||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||TUS||Tucson, AZ||110||Y|
|American||9/7||183||TO||2203||MIA||Miami, FL||LAS||Las Vegas, NV||181||0||147||0||34||0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Virgin America||9/7||183||TO||1349||FLL||Fort Lauderdale, FL||SFO||San Francisco, CA||224||0||224||0||0||0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|United||9/11||183||D||481||LAX||Los Angeles, CA||SFO||San Francisco, CA||200||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||SJC||San Jose, CA||30||Y|
|Delta||9/5||182||M||2807||LGA||New York, NY||DTW||Detroit, MI||283||43||240||0||0||0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Envoy||9/7||182||TO||3838||MIA||Miami, FL||GSO||Greensboro, NC||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Republic||9/7||182||C||4592||MIA||Miami, FL||AUS||Austin, TX||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Volaris||9/13||261||TO||881||JFK||New York, NY||MEX||Mexico City, MX||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