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Flights with Tarmac Time of More than 3 Hours, April 2011

Flights with Tarmac Time of More than 3 Hours, April 2011

Ranked by longest continuous tarmac time

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Airline Flight Date Longest Continuous Tarmac Time (in mins.) Stage of Operation* Flight Number Origin Airport Origin City Destination Airport Destination City Arrival Delay (in mins.) Cause of Delay/Cancellation** Diversion Airport Diversion City Diversion Airport Distance from Scheduled Destination Reached Scheduled Destination
Air Carrier National Aviation System Security Weather Late Arriving Aircraft
Delta 4/27 202 C 1076 ATL Atlanta, GA SLC Salt Lake City, UT N/A 1 0 0 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
United 4/24 202 C 19 JFK New York, NY SFO San Francisco, CA N/A 0 0 0 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Delta 4/27 200 C 1714 ATL Atlanta, GA ONT Ontario/San Bernardino, CA N/A 1 0 0 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Delta 4/27 185 TO 823 ATL Atlanta, GA FLL Fort Lauderdale, FL 203 7 158 0 0 38 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics

* Stage of Operation where 3-hour tarmac time took place:
C Prior to Cancellation: Flight left the gate but was canceled at the origin airport
D At Diversion Airport: The tarmac time at the alternate airport
M 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.
TI Taxi-in: The time between wheels-on and gate arrival
TO Taxi-out: The time between gate departure and wheels-off

** Cause of cancellation is 1 (if yes) or 0 (if no). Cause of delay for all other flights in minutes. No cause of delay or cause of diversion reported for diverted flights.