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Table 7 Diverted Flights - Tarmac Times by Hour Block May 2009

Table 7 Diverted Flights - Tarmac Times by Hour Block May 2009

Tarmac Time: Longest single 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+
American 46,622 193 25 25 46 74 23 0 0 0 0
Southwest 97,696 174 136 23 13 1 1 0 0 0 0
American Eagle 37,408 99 28 18 33 19 1 0 0 0 0
Delta 35,230 80 14 27 20 17 2 0 0 0 0
SkyWest 44,689 68 40 19 7 2 0 0 0 0 0
United 31,798 68 28 18 6 13 3 0 0 0 0
Pinnacle 22,023 62 21 30 8 3 0 0 0 0 0
US Airways 35,594 59 23 20 13 3 0 0 0 0 0
JetBlue 16,218 53 26 19 7 1 0 0 0 0 0
ExpressJet 25,292 53 29 18 1 5 0 0 0 0 0
AirTran 21,264 52 33 16 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
Atlantic Southeast 25,124 51 29 14 7 1 0 0 0 0 0
Mesa 20,714 48 27 17 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
Alaska 11,796 35 29 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Continental 21,950 35 23 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Northwest 25,086 35 5 15 4 11 0 0 0 0 0
Comair 14,495 21 11 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Frontier 7,711 10 5 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Hawaiian 6,122 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
All Airlines 546,832 1,201 537 304 174 156 30 0 0 0 0

Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics