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Flights with Tarmac Time of More than 3 Hours, February 2013

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
Chautauqua2/16291TI3093INDIndianapolis, INCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Piedmont2/16281TI4160CRWCharleston/Dunbar, WVCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
US Airways2/16270C1203CLTCharlotte, NCIAHHouston, TXN/A0001N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Mesa2/16269TI2604SRQSarasota/Bradenton, FLCLTCharlotte, NC2482480000N/AN/AN/AN/A
Air Wisconsin2/16265TI3877CLECleveland, OHCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Chautauqua2/16264TI3024SDFLouisville, KYCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
PSA2/16256TI2290DABDaytona Beach, FLCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
PSA2/16255TI2382MEMMemphis, TNCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
US Airways2/16237TO198CLTCharlotte, NCSANSan Diego, CA282022403622N/AN/AN/AN/A
Mesa2/16227TI2698SATSan Antonio, TXCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Mesa2/16225TI2659BDLHartford, CTCLTCharlotte, NC2500250000N/AN/AN/AN/A
Mesa2/16224TO2661CLTCharlotte, NCMEMMemphis, TN2090002090N/AN/AN/AN/A
Piedmont2/16217TI4153AGSAugusta, GACLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
PSA2/16216TI2578VPSValparaiso, FLCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Piedmont2/16215TI4127TRIBristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TNCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Piedmont2/16207TI4309PGVGreenville, NCCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
US Airways2/16205TO1840CLTCharlotte, NCPITPittsburgh, PA20301790240N/AN/AN/AN/A
Mesa2/16204TO2653CLTCharlotte, NCAUSAustin, TX24501690076N/AN/AN/AN/A
US Airways2/16201TO381CLTCharlotte, NCLASLas Vegas, NV241017602639N/AN/AN/AN/A
Piedmont2/16201TI4235AVLAsheville, NCCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Air Wisconsin2/16199TI3684BNANashville, TNCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Air Wisconsin2/16197TI3705CHAChattanooga, TNCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
PSA2/16196TI2597IADWashington, DCCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Chautauqua2/16195TI3022SDFLouisville, KYCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
PSA2/16195TI2370MOBMobile, ALCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Air Wisconsin2/16193TI3598BNANashville, TNCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
PSA2/16192TI2468TLHTallahassee, FLCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Air Wisconsin2/16191TI4065MKEMilwaukee, WICLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Piedmont2/16190TI4332LYHLynchburg, VACLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Mesa2/16185TI2849PITPittsburgh, PACLTCharlotte, NC2020202000N/AN/AN/AN/A
PSA2/16185TI2418DABDaytona Beach, FLCLTCharlotte, NCN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
US Airways2/16182M1048CLTCharlotte, NCDTWDetroit, MI36303503280N/AN/AN/AN/A
US Airways2/16181TI1486LAXLos Angeles, CACLTCharlotte, NC1695164000N/AN/AN/AN/A
PSA2/16181C2511CLTCharlotte, NCTLHTallahassee, FLN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
International Flights
Lufthansa2/16182TO429CLTCharlotte, NCMUCMunich, West GermanyN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Delta2/10182TO519MSPMinneapolis, MNCUNCancun, MexicoN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Emirates2/28181TO204JFKNew York,NYDXBDubai,United Arab EmiratesN/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