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Table 1A Airport Summary of 3-Hour Tarmac Times, April 2010

Table 1A Airport Summary of 3-Hour Tarmac Times, April 2010

Number of Flights with Longest Single Tarmac Time of 3 Hours or More by Airport
For an explanation of the new reports, see New Tarmac Time Data Q&A
Airports ranked by number of longest single tarmac times of 3 hours or longer

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Airport Longest Single Tarmac Times of 3 Hours or Longer Stage of Operation of the 3-Hour Tarmac Time Departing Flights*
Prior to Cancellation Multiple Gate Departure Taxi-Out Taxi-In At Diversion Airport
Nassau, Bahamas (NAS) 1 0 0 0 0 1 N/A
Jacksonville, FL (JAX) 1 0 0 0 0 1 2,470
Washington, DC (IAD) 1 0 0 0 0 1 6,241
New York, NY (JFK) 1 0 0 1 0 0 9,258
All Airports 4 0 0 1 0 3 529,330

Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Explanation of Stage of Operation
Prior to Cancellation: Flight left the gate but was cancelled at the origin airport
Multiple Gate Departure: Flight left the gate, then returned and then left again to resume normal operation. Tarmac time is the time before the return to the gate.
Taxi-out: The time between gate departure and wheels-off
Taxi-in: The time between wheels-on and gate arrival
At Diversion Airport: The tarmac time at the alternate airport

* Departing flights reported by 18 airlines reporting on-time data