Flights with Tarmac Time of More than 3 Hours, April 2013
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|
|Delta||4/19||183||M||1485||LGA||New York, NY||MCO||Orlando, FL||744||0||744||0||0||0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|United||4/8||182||D||1523||PIT||Pittsburgh, PA||DEN||Denver, CO||225||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||COS||Colorado Springs, CO||73||Y|
|All Nippon||4/17||235||M||11||ORD||Chicago, IL||NRT||Tokyo, Japan||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Lufthansa||4/4||225||M||457||LAX||Los Angeles, CA||FRA||Frankfurt, Germany||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|American||4/30||193||D||602||BGI||Bridgetown, Barbados||MIA||Miami, FL||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||RSW||Fort Myers, FL||105||Y|
|Lufthansa||4/10||185||D||404||FRA||Frankfurt, Germany||JFK||New York, NY||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||PHL||Philadelphia, PA||93||Y|
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