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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, August 2016

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
American8/2394D1293STXChristiansted, VIMIAMiami, FL1177N/AN/AN/AN/AN/APBIWest Palm Beach, FL62Y
American8/12292D152DCAWashington, DCDFWDallas/Fort Worth, TX1146N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AAUSAustin, TX190Y
SkyWest8/28216TI6009SATSan Antonio, TXLAXLos Angeles, CA26902590010N/AN/AN/AN/A
SkyWest8/28213TI5191SEASeattle, WALAXLos Angeles, CA1870187000N/AN/AN/AN/A
United8/28209TI584LASLas Vegas, NVLAXLos Angeles, CA2270227000N/AN/AN/AN/A
American8/14200TI2254MIAMiami, FLJFKNew York, NY2430243000N/AN/AN/AN/A
JetBlue8/2192C1580FLLFort Lauderdale, FLDCAWashington, DCN/A0001N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
American8/2186C1284MIAMiami, FLORDChicago, ILN/A0001N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
American8/19186D1278SNASanta Ana, CADFWDallas/Fort Worth, TX1031N/AN/AN/AN/AN/ASATSan Antonio, TX247Y
American8/14186TO267JFKNew York, NYSEASeattle, WA15801380020N/AN/AN/AN/A
American8/14186TI2658CLTCharlotte, NCJFKNew York, NY1950195000N/AN/AN/AN/A
American8/2184M1109MIAMiami, FLORDChicago, IL28804025925N/AN/AN/AN/A
United8/28184TI411ORDChicago, ILLAXLos Angeles, CA1720172000N/AN/AN/AN/A
ExpressJet8/11183C4131LGANew York, NYCLECleveland, OHN/A0100N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
American8/2183M760MIAMiami, FLCLTCharlotte, NC32501103140N/AN/AN/AN/A
International Flights
China Eastern8/14309TI297PVGShanghai, ChinaJFKNew York, NYN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
American8/2304D916BOGBogota, ColombiaMIAMiami, FLN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/APBIWest Palm Beach, FL62Y
American8/2278D914CCSCaracas, VenezuelaMIAMiami, FLN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/APBIWest Palm Beach, FL62Y
Avianca8/2267D4BOGBogota, ColombiaMIAMiami, FLN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/APBIWest Palm Beach, FL62Y
Eva Airways8/14243TI32TPETaipei, TaiwanJFKNew York, NYN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/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:

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

At Diversion Airport: The tarmac time at the alternate airport

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


Bureau of Transportation Statistics