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

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
American Eagle 5/29 223 TI 3873 ELP El Paso, TX ORD Chicago, IL 383 73 214 0 0 96 N/A N/A N/A N/A
American Eagle 5/29 210 TI 4185 CLE Cleveland, OH ORD Chicago, IL 337 0 228 0 0 109 N/A N/A N/A N/A
American Eagle 5/29 208 TI 4122 TRI Bristol/Kngsprt/Jhnsn Cty, TN ORD Chicago, IL 281 5 200 0 0 76 N/A N/A N/A N/A
American Eagle 5/29 201 TI 4168 RIC Richmond, VA ORD Chicago, IL 377 0 178 0 0 199 N/A N/A N/A N/A
American Eagle 5/29 201 TI 4230 ICT Wichita, KS ORD Chicago, IL 539 0 539 0 0 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
American Eagle 5/29 199 TI 3765 DEN Denver, CO ORD Chicago, IL 351 0 205 0 0 146 N/A N/A N/A N/A
American Eagle 5/29 194 TI 3709 ATL Atlanta, GA ORD Chicago, IL 389 0 183 0 10 196 N/A N/A N/A N/A
American Eagle 5/26 192 C 4305 JFK New York, NY IND Indianapolis, IN N/A 0 1 0 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
American Eagle 5/29 190 TI 4143 BUF Buffalo, NY ORD Chicago, IL 431 0 195 0 0 236 N/A N/A N/A N/A
American Eagle 5/29 188 TI 4173 ICT Wichita, KS ORD Chicago, IL 354 0 192 0 0 162 N/A N/A N/A N/A
American Eagle 5/29 187 TI 4315 CLE Cleveland, OH ORD Chicago, IL 462 0 213 0 0 249 N/A N/A N/A N/A
American Eagle 5/29 183 TI 3919 LIT Little Rock, AR ORD Chicago, IL 270 0 270 0 0 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
American Eagle 5/29 183 TI 4031 MHK Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS ORD Chicago, IL 748 84 169 0 495 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Southwest 5/11 182 TO 622 DEN Denver, CO SEA Seattle, WA 233 79 147 0 0 7 N/A N/A N/A N/A
American Eagle 5/29 181 TI 4164 CMH Columbus, OH ORD Chicago, IL 210 0 210 0 0 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
American Eagle 5/29 181 TI 4215 BNA Nashville, TN ORD Chicago, IL 297 0 176 0 0 121 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Notes:

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

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.