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Flights with Tarmac Time of More than 3 Hours, July 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
US Airways 7/22 241 M 2179 LGA New York, NY DCA Washington, DC 344 0 7 0 310 27 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Air Wisconsin 7/22 234 C 3996 LGA New York, NY PIT Pittsburgh, PA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
United 7/22 226 M 745 LGA New York, NY DEN Denver, CO 315 0 0 0 291 24 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Compass 7/22 217 M 5845 LGA New York, NY IND Indianapolis, IN N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
US Airways 7/22 210 M 1899 LGA New York, NY CLT Charlotte, NC 249 0 0 0 237 12 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Delta 7/22 206 TO 1619 LGA New York, NY MSP Minneapolis, MN 145 0 145 0 0 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Compass 7/22 202 M 5759 LGA New York, NY JAX Jacksonville, FL N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Air Wisconsin 7/22 195 C 3723 LGA New York, NY PIT Pittsburgh, PA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
American 7/22 191 M 1467 LGA New York, NY MIA Miami, FL 253 0 249 0 0 4 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Southwest 7/18 184 D 2584 BWI Baltimore, MD SJU San Juan, PR 282 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A BQN Aguadilla, PR 75 Y
Chautauqua 7/22 184 C 6035 LGA New York, NY MHT Manchester, NH N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
ExpressJet 7/22 181 TO 5432 LGA New York, NY BNA Nashville, TN 174 33 141 0 0 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
United 7/22 181 TO 1542 LGA New York, NY CLE Cleveland, OH 189 3 146 0 0 40 N/A N/A N/A N/A
International Flights
Singapore 7/6 255 D 16 ICN Seoul, South Korea SFO San Francisco, CA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A SMF Sacramento, CA 86 N/A
Lufthansa 7/24 255 M 401 JFK New York, NY FRA Frankfurt, Germany N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Air China 7/23 253 TO 982 JFK New York, NY PEK Beijing, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Air Canada 7/22 205 TO 717 LGA New York, NY YYZ Toronto, Canada N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Lufthansa 7/5 204 M 409 EWR Newark, NJ DUS Dusseldorf, Germany N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
WestJet 7/20 202 M 1215 LGA New York, NY YYZ Toronto, Canada N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
United 7/28 198 D 1515 PUJ Punta Cana, DR EWR Newark, NJ N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A BWI Baltimore, MD 169 N/A
American 7/19 195 D 1478 MIA Miami, FL YUL Montreal, Canada N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A SYR Syracuse, NY 201 N/A
United 7/6 193 C 885 SFO San Francisco, CA KIX Osaka, Japan N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
United 7/19 190 D 47 FRA Frankfurt, Germany IAH Houston, TX N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A EWR Newark, NJ 1,399 N/A
US Airways 7/28 189 TI 1091 GCM Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands PHL Philadelphia, PA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Lufthansa 7/20 188 M 435 ORD Chicago, IL MUC Munich, Germany N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Delta 7/22 183 TO 395 JFK New York, NY BOG Bogota, Colombia N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
United 7/6 182 D 991 CDG Paris, France SFO San Francisco, CA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A SMF Sacramento, CA 86 N/A
United 7/28 181 D 1049 CUN Cancun, Mexico EWR Newark, NJ N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A BWI Baltimore, MD 169 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