Ranked by longest continuous tarmac time
|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|
|SkyWest||8/3||221||D||5594||FCA||Kalispell, MT||DEN||Denver, CO||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||COS||Colorado Springs, CO||73||Y|
|Southwest||8/3||184||D||632||LAX||Los Angeles, CA||DEN||Denver, CO||360||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||COS||Colorado Springs, CO||73||Y|
|TACV Cabo Verde Airlines||8/28||240||D||690||RAI||Praia, Cape Verde||BOS||Boston, MA||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||JFK||New York, NY||186||Y|
|United||8/28||229||D||39||OSL||Oslo, Norway||EWR||Newark, NJ||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||SYR||Syracuse, NY||194||Y|
|Emirates||8/28||221||M||202||JFK||New York, NY||DXB||Dubai, UAE||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|United||8/28||203||D||28||LHR||London, UK||EWR||Newark, NJ||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||BOS||Boston, MA||200||Y|
|American||8/13||181||D||340||PVR||Puerto Vallarta, Mex||DFW||Dallas/Fort Worth, TX||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||AUS||Austin, TX||190||Y|
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.
Note: International flight reports do not include arrival delay or cause of delay/cancellation flight data. These data are also not available for domestic flights reported by airlines that do not report monthly airline on-time data (Part 234) or for domestic charter flights reported by Part 234 carriers.