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

Table 7 Diverted Flights - Tarmac Times by Hour Block June 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 46,140 305 34 38 76 124 29 4 0 0 4
Southwest 96,195 249 182 43 19 4 0 1 0 0 1
United 32,990 151 30 37 22 44 10 7 1 0 8
SkyWest 47,396 146 85 38 18 4 0 1 0 0 1
American Eagle 36,732 146 48 22 31 40 5 0 0 0 0
Delta 35,467 142 26 36 25 40 14 0 1 0 1
Atlantic Southeast 27,822 112 73 25 10 3 1 0 0 0 0
AirTran 22,161 101 46 26 18 11 0 0 0 0 0
ExpressJet 28,195 98 54 25 14 5 0 0 0 0 0
Pinnacle 22,381 92 34 42 13 1 2 0 0 0 0
Continental 22,171 91 31 30 16 9 1 3 1 0 4
US Airways 34,774 87 40 31 12 4 0 0 0 0 0
Mesa 21,139 72 41 18 8 5 0 0 0 0 0
Northwest 27,513 69 9 19 11 16 10 3 1 0 4
Comair 14,085 57 29 10 11 7 0 0 0 0 0
JetBlue 16,504 47 22 15 6 3 1 0 0 0 0
Frontier 7,658 25 15 3 6 1 0 0 0 0 0
Alaska 12,138 15 11 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Hawaiian 6,133 7 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
All Airlines 557,594 2,012 814 462 318 322 73 19 4 0 23

Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics