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

Table 7 Diverted Flights - Tarmac Times by Hour Block July 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 47,674 208 13 22 61 96 11 5 0 0 5
Southwest 99,070 179 138 29 9 2 1 0 0 0 0
Continental 23,193 132 49 32 26 5 13 3 3 1 7
Delta 37,145 132 28 36 27 33 7 1 0 0 1
ExpressJet 29,711 125 62 33 22 7 1 0 0 0 0
Atlantic Southeast 29,197 113 70 34 6 3 0 0 0 0 0
SkyWest 48,953 102 60 30 7 5 0 0 0 0 0
US Airways 35,730 96 36 37 10 4 6 3 0 0 3
United 33,948 84 19 12 16 28 7 2 0 0 2
American Eagle 38,097 81 31 15 19 16 0 0 0 0 0
AirTran 23,195 78 38 17 15 8 0 0 0 0 0
Northwest 29,328 75 14 26 9 19 7 0 0 0 0
Mesa 21,792 61 33 25 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pinnacle 23,889 59 23 25 7 4 0 0 0 0 0
JetBlue 17,480 57 30 22 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
Comair 14,373 50 28 16 5 1 0 0 0 0 0
Alaska 12,786 21 13 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Frontier 7,928 7 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hawaiian 6,645 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
All Airlines 580,134 1,664 693 420 248 232 53 14 3 1 18

Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics