The flight time from Atlanta to Charlotte is 1 hour, 6 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves ATL Atlanta, GA 4 minutes early.
15 minutes taxiing out
42 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives CLT Charlotte, NC 10 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
94%
Delta
93%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Atlanta to Charlotte is 1 hour, 6 minutes. The time spent in the air is 42 minutes.

The flight distance from Atlanta to Charlotte is 226 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Charlotte to Atlanta
1 hour, 8 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
1h 1m
American
1h 14m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

83

Distance

226 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
43
American
39

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Atlanta from Charlotte by plane?

The distance from Atlanta to Charlotte by plane is 226 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Atlanta to Charlotte?

The flight time from Atlanta to Charlotte is 1 hour, 6 minutes. The time spent in the air is 42 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 1 hour, 1 minute, and American the slowest taking 1 hour, 14 minutes.

What airlines fly from Atlanta to Charlotte?

Delta and American are the airlines with direct flights from Atlanta to Charlotte.

Does Southwest fly from Atlanta to Charlotte?

Southwest does not fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Charlotte (CLT). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Atlanta 4 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 42 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Charlotte 10 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Atlanta to Charlotte, American is 94% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 94% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 94% 6% 0%
Delta 93% 7% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Atlanta and Charlotte, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Delta 14 41 5 61
American 17 43 11 74

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
10pm 0.73
6am 0.75
10am 1.04
7am 0.25
1pm 1.11
12pm 1.24
7pm 0.71
11am 0.68
9am 0.81
5am 0.15
5pm 0.77
8pm 0.22
6pm 0.82
4pm 0.22
2pm 0.53
3pm 0.63
8am 1.01
9pm 0.39

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Atlanta to Charlotte that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 360
February 326
March 449
April 454
May 479
June 207
July 306
August 375
September 368
October 367
November 356
December 361

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Atlanta to Charlotte that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 12.83
Tuesday 10.58
Wednesday 10.98
Thursday 12.42
Friday 12.51
Saturday 11.47
Sunday 12.38

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Delta 1
American 1

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
10pm 15 39 5 60
6am 15 41 8 64
10am 17 42 9 70
7am 16 43 9 71
1pm 15 42 10 70
12pm 16 42 9 70
7pm 13 41 6 60
11am 17 43 9 71
9am 19 43 9 74
5am 17 42 9 68
5pm 14 42 8 67
8pm 15 43 8 67
6pm 19 44 10 74
4pm 13 41 5 60
2pm 13 42 6 63
3pm 14 41 5 61
8am 15 40 5 61
9pm 14 40 5 59
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.