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Flights with Tarmac Time of More than 3 Hours, November 2012

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
Domestic Flights                                    
Delta 11/7 185 C 95 JFK New York, NY ATL Atlanta, GA N/A 0 0 0 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
International Flights                                    
British Airways 11/7 334 TO 184 EWR Newark, NJ LHR London, UK N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
British Airways 11/7 233 TO 188 EWR Newark, NJ LHR London, UK N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Virgin Atlantic Airways 11/7 230 TO 4 JFK New York, NY LHR London, UK N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Delta Airlines 11/12 222 D 269 TLV Tel Aviv, Israel JFK New York, NY N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A BOS Boston, MA 187 N/A
Jetblue Airways 11/7 196 D 824 SDQ Santo Domingo, DR JFK New York, NY N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A BOS Boston, MA 187 N/A
British Airways 11/15 195 TO 214 BOS Boston, MA LHR London, UK N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
American Airlines 11/12 189 D 134 HND Tokyo, Japan JFK New York, NY N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A EWR Newark, NJ 21 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.

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.