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Flights with Tarmac Time of More than 3 Hours, September 2010

Flights with Tarmac Time of More than 3 Hours, September 2010

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
US Airways 9/22 197 C 373 JFK New York, NY CLT Charlotte, NC N/A 1 0 0 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Delta 9/22 183 C 2189 PHL Philadelphia, PA DTW Detroit, MI N/A 0 0 0 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Southwest 9/22 199 M 337 PHL Philadelphia, PA STL St. Louis, MO 423 0 73 0 346 4 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Pinnacle 9/22 185 M 3968 JFK New York, NY ORD Chicago, IL 274 0 42 0 232 0 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.