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Flights with Tarmac Time of More than 3 Hours, Flights with Tarmac Time of More than 3 Hours, December 2010
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||12/12||192||M||1329||DTW||Detroit, MI||MIA||Miami, FL||508||0||33||0||475||0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|United||12/27||189||D||147||SAN||San Diego, CA||SFO||San Francisco, CA||224||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||MRY||Monterey, CA||77||Y|
|Pinnacle||12/12||186||C||3829||DTW||Detroit, MI||CID||Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA||N/A||0||0||0||1||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
* 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