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

Ranked by longest continuous tarmac time

Dataset Table:

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
Domestic Flights
Chautauqua 2/16 291 TI 3093 IND Indianapolis, IN CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Piedmont 2/16 281 TI 4160 CRW Charleston/Dunbar, WV CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
US Airways 2/16 270 C 1203 CLT Charlotte, NC IAH Houston, TX N/A 0 0 0 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mesa 2/16 269 TI 2604 SRQ Sarasota/Bradenton, FL CLT Charlotte, NC 248 248 0 0 0 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Air Wisconsin 2/16 265 TI 3877 CLE Cleveland, OH CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Chautauqua 2/16 264 TI 3024 SDF Louisville, KY CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
PSA 2/16 256 TI 2290 DAB Daytona Beach, FL CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
PSA 2/16 255 TI 2382 MEM Memphis, TN CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
US Airways 2/16 237 TO 198 CLT Charlotte, NC SAN San Diego, CA 282 0 224 0 36 22 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mesa 2/16 227 TI 2698 SAT San Antonio, TX CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mesa 2/16 225 TI 2659 BDL Hartford, CT CLT Charlotte, NC 250 0 250 0 0 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mesa 2/16 224 TO 2661 CLT Charlotte, NC MEM Memphis, TN 209 0 0 0 209 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Piedmont 2/16 217 TI 4153 AGS Augusta, GA CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
PSA 2/16 216 TI 2578 VPS Valparaiso, FL CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Piedmont 2/16 215 TI 4127 TRI Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Piedmont 2/16 207 TI 4309 PGV Greenville, NC CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
US Airways 2/16 205 TO 1840 CLT Charlotte, NC PIT Pittsburgh, PA 203 0 179 0 24 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mesa 2/16 204 TO 2653 CLT Charlotte, NC AUS Austin, TX 245 0 169 0 0 76 N/A N/A N/A N/A
US Airways 2/16 201 TO 381 CLT Charlotte, NC LAS Las Vegas, NV 241 0 176 0 26 39 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Piedmont 2/16 201 TI 4235 AVL Asheville, NC CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Air Wisconsin 2/16 199 TI 3684 BNA Nashville, TN CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Air Wisconsin 2/16 197 TI 3705 CHA Chattanooga, TN CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
PSA 2/16 196 TI 2597 IAD Washington, DC CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Chautauqua 2/16 195 TI 3022 SDF Louisville, KY CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
PSA 2/16 195 TI 2370 MOB Mobile, AL CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Air Wisconsin 2/16 193 TI 3598 BNA Nashville, TN CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
PSA 2/16 192 TI 2468 TLH Tallahassee, FL CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Air Wisconsin 2/16 191 TI 4065 MKE Milwaukee, WI CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Piedmont 2/16 190 TI 4332 LYH Lynchburg, VA CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mesa 2/16 185 TI 2849 PIT Pittsburgh, PA CLT Charlotte, NC 202 0 202 0 0 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
PSA 2/16 185 TI 2418 DAB Daytona Beach, FL CLT Charlotte, NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
US Airways 2/16 182 M 1048 CLT Charlotte, NC DTW Detroit, MI 363 0 35 0 328 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
US Airways 2/16 181 TI 1486 LAX Los Angeles, CA CLT Charlotte, NC 169 5 164 0 0 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
PSA 2/16 181 C 2511 CLT Charlotte, NC TLH Tallahassee, FL N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
International Flights
Lufthansa 2/16 182 TO 429 CLT Charlotte, NC MUC Munich, West Germany N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Delta 2/10 182 TO 519 MSP Minneapolis, MN CUN Cancun, Mexico N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Emirates 2/28 181 TO 204 JFK New York,NY DXB Dubai,United Arab Emirates N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/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