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Table 7 Diverted Flights - Tarmac Times by Hour Block October 2008

Table 7 Diverted Flights - Tarmac Times by Hour Block October 2008

Tarmac Time: Longest time away from airport gate at the diversion airport or airports.
Number of flights by longest tarmac time at diversion airport. Does not include taxi-out time at origin airport or taxi-in at scheduled destination. Airlines ranked by number of diverted flights.

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  Total
Flights
Diverted Flights Tarmac Times (longest single time in minutes)
0-14 15-29 30-59 60-119 120-179 180-239 240-299 300+ Total 180+
All Airlines 556,205 885 349 212 104 78 19 4 1 0 6
Southwest 101,756 132 79 20 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
American 49,788 92 10 14 31 26 1 0 0 0 0
ExpressJet 24,095 88 35 14 13 12 5 3 1 0 4
SkyWest 44,695 73 34 15 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Continental 22,778 67 19 18 14 4 6 0 0 0 0
Delta 38,645 47 8 13 8 12 1 0 0 0 0
American Eagle 38,170 47 11 11 10 8 2 0 0 0 0
United 35,481 46 15 6 6 9 2 0 0 0 0
US Airways 36,982 45 22 14 4 0 0 1 0 0 1
Mesa 20,675 42 20 14 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
JetBlue 14,547 39 15 16 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
Atlantic Southeast 21,428 36 22 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pinnacle 22,216 30 7 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alaska 12,294 28 15 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Northwest 25,560 27 12 9 2 1 1 0 0 0 1
AirTran 20,544 26 15 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Comair 13,547 12 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Frontier 7,569 5 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Hawaiian 5,435 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics