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Domestic Flights with Tarmac Times of More than 3 Hours and International Flights with Tarmac Times of More than 4 Hours, June 2017
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|
|American||6/14||214||TI||1310||MSY||New Orleans, LA||ORD||Chicago, IL||491||0||491||0||0||0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|United||6/19||198||C||61||EWR||Newark, NJ||HNL||Honolulu, HI||N/A||0||0||0||1||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|United||6/27||190||M||2400||BOS||Boston, MA||SFO||San Francisco, CA||252||0||252||0||0||0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Delta||6/30||187||M||270||JFK||New York, NY||MSP||Minneapolis, MN||334||0||334||0||0||0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|American||6/6||187||C||2669||MIA||Miami, FL||SFO||San Francisco, CA||N/A||0||0||0||1||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|JetBlue||6/16||183||TI||1126||FLL||Fort Lauderdale, FL||RDU||Raleigh/Durham, NC||268||97||171||0||0||0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Qatar||6/20||258||D||707||DOH||Doha. Qatar||IAD||Dulles, VA||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||BWI||Baltimore,MD||45||Y|
|Delta||6/19||243||D||149||AMS||Amsterdam, Netherlands||EWR||Newark, NJ||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||BOS||Boston, MA||200||Y|
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.
* 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