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Flights with Tarmac Time of More than 3 Hours, May 2011

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
American Eagle5/29223TI3873ELPEl Paso, TXORDChicago, IL383732140096N/AN/AN/AN/A
American Eagle5/29210TI4185CLECleveland, OHORDChicago, IL337022800109N/AN/AN/AN/A
American Eagle5/29208TI4122TRIBristol/Kngsprt/Jhnsn Cty, TNORDChicago, IL28152000076N/AN/AN/AN/A
American Eagle5/29201TI4168RICRichmond, VAORDChicago, IL377017800199N/AN/AN/AN/A
American Eagle5/29201TI4230ICTWichita, KSORDChicago, IL5390539000N/AN/AN/AN/A
American Eagle5/29199TI3765DENDenver, COORDChicago, IL351020500146N/AN/AN/AN/A
American Eagle5/29194TI3709ATLAtlanta, GAORDChicago, IL3890183010196N/AN/AN/AN/A
American Eagle5/26192C4305JFKNew York, NYINDIndianapolis, INN/A0100N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
American Eagle5/29190TI4143BUFBuffalo, NYORDChicago, IL431019500236N/AN/AN/AN/A
American Eagle5/29188TI4173ICTWichita, KSORDChicago, IL354019200162N/AN/AN/AN/A
American Eagle5/29187TI4315CLECleveland, OHORDChicago, IL462021300249N/AN/AN/AN/A
American Eagle5/29183TI3919LITLittle Rock, ARORDChicago, IL2700270000N/AN/AN/AN/A
American Eagle5/29183TI4031MHKManhattan/Ft. Riley, KSORDChicago, IL7488416904950N/AN/AN/AN/A
Southwest5/11182TO622DENDenver, COSEASeattle, WA23379147007N/AN/AN/AN/A
American Eagle5/29181TI4164CMHColumbus, OHORDChicago, IL2100210000N/AN/AN/AN/A
American Eagle5/29181TI4215BNANashville, TNORDChicago, IL297017600121N/AN/AN/AN/A

Bureau of Transportation Statistics


* 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.