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Table 5 Cancelled Flights with Tarmac Time of 3 Hours or More August 2009

Table 5 Cancelled Flights with Tarmac Time of 3 Hours or More August 2009

Tarmac Time: The time away from the gate before a flight was cancelled. May include multiple gate departures.
Ranked by longest single tarmac time

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Tarmac Time 4 Hours or More

Airline Flight Date Longest Single Tarmac Time (in mins.) Total Tarmac Time (in mins.)* Flight Number Origin Airport Origin City Destination Airport Destination City Day of Week Scheduled Departure Time Actual Gate Departure Time Departure Delay (in mins.) Cause of Cancellation
Air Carrier National Aviation System Security Weather
AirTran 8/12 253 253 782 ATL Atlanta, GA STL St. Louis, MO 3 1400 1402 2 1 0 0 0
JetBlue 8/21 241 241 1258 IAD Washington, DC BOS Boston, MA 5 1646 1731 45 0 0 0 1

Tarmac Time 3 Hours or More

Airline Flight Date Longest Single Tarmac Time (in mins.) Total Tarmac Time (in mins.)* Flight Number Origin Airport Origin City Destination Airport Destination City Day of Week Scheduled Departure Time Actual Gate Departure Time Departure Delay (in mins.) Cause of Cancellation
Air Carrier National Aviation System Security Weather
United 8/18 209 209 357 BWI Baltimore, MD ORD Chicago, IL 2 1418 1418 0 1 0 0 0
American Eagle 8/21 208 208 4878 LGA New York, NY CMH Columbus, OH 5 1335 1334 0 0 0 0 1
American 8/21 202 202 329 LGA New York, NY ORD Chicago, IL 5 1300 1258 0 0 0 0 1
American 8/21 197 197 327 LGA New York, NY ORD Chicago, IL 5 1210 1208 0 0 1 0 0
Northwest 8/20 180 180 1178 DTW Detroit, MI BDL Hartford, CT 4 1345 1354 9 0 1 0 0

Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics

* Total Tarmac Time is the flight's total time away from the gate before cancellation. The total time may include more than one departure from the gate.

Day of Week Code
1 Monday
2 Tuesday
3 Wednesday
4 Thursday
5 Friday
6 Saturday
7 Sunday