Table 5-2 Percentage of Delayed Arriving Flights by Duration: 2005–2011

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  Percentage of all delayed flights by length of time delayed
  Total number of arriving flights Percentage of arriving flights, delayed Average length of delay (minutes) 15-29 minutes 30-59 minutes 60-89 minutes 90-119 minutes More than 120 minutes
2005 7,140,596 20.5 52 41.9 31.2 12.5 6.3 8.2
2006 7,141,922 22.6 54 40.4 31.3 12.9 6.5 8.9
2007 7,455,458 24.2 56 39.1 31.0 13.2 6.9 9.7
2008 7,009,726 21.8 57 39.2 30.6 13.1 6.9 10.2
2009 6,450,285 18.9 54 40.8 30.8 12.8 6.6 9.0
2010 6,450,117 18.2 54 41.2 30.7 12.5 6.6 9.0
2011 6,085,281 18.2 56 40.4 30.1 12.8 6.8 9.8

NOTES: For the monthly number of carriers reporting, please refer to the Air Travel Consumer Reports available at http://airconsumer.dot.gov/reports/index.htm. A flight is considered delayed when it arrived 15 or more minutes later than scheduled. Arriving flights consists of scheduled operations less canceled and diverted flights. Average minutes are calculated for delayed flights only. Percents may not add to 100 due to rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transtats Database, Airline, On-Time Performance, available at http://www.transtats.bts.gov/ as of June 2013.