The flight time from Atlanta to Chattanooga is 45 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves ATL Atlanta, GA 2 minutes early.
14 minutes taxiing out
24 minutes in the air
4 minutes taxiing in
Arrives CHA Chattanooga, TN 8 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
87%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Atlanta to Chattanooga is 45 minutes. The time spent in the air is 24 minutes.

The flight distance from Atlanta to Chattanooga is 106 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Chattanooga to Atlanta
49 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
45m
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)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

65

Distance

106 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND0100200300

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246810

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
65

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Atlanta from Chattanooga by plane?

The distance from Atlanta to Chattanooga by plane is 106 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 Chattanooga?

The flight time from Atlanta to Chattanooga is 45 minutes. The time spent in the air is 24 minutes. These numbers are averages.

What airlines fly from Atlanta to Chattanooga?

Delta is the only airline with direct flights from Atlanta to Chattanooga.

Does Southwest fly from Atlanta to Chattanooga?

Southwest does not fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Chattanooga (CHA). 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 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 14 minutes
In the Air 24 minutes
Taxiing In 4 minutes
Arrives Chattanooga 8 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 Chattanooga, Delta is 87% reliable, which means that Delta flights are on time 87% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 87% 13% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Atlanta and Chattanooga, 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 24 4 45

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
12pm 0.94
2pm 0.74
10am 0.97
4pm 0.85
6pm 0.89
9am 0.02
7pm 0.09
7am 0
11am 0
5pm 0.84
10pm 0.41
9pm 0.61
8pm 0.8
11pm 0.53
3pm 0.32
1pm 0.59
8am 0.68

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Atlanta to Chattanooga 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 271
February 252
March 282
April 279
May 313
June 305
July 301
August 317
September 259
October 287
November 265
December 276

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Atlanta to Chattanooga 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 10.08
Tuesday 9.98
Wednesday 9.94
Thursday 9.92
Friday 10
Saturday 6.65
Sunday 8.94

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

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)
12pm 13 25 4 43
2pm 14 24 4 44
10am 16 25 4 46
4pm 15 24 4 44
6pm 13 24 5 44
9am 19 23 3 46
7pm 15 24 4 44
7am 41 23 3 67
11am 13 22 3 38
5pm 14 25 5 45
10pm 15 24 5 45
9pm 16 24 5 47
8pm 15 24 4 45
11pm 14 24 5 44
3pm 16 24 5 47
1pm 12 24 4 41
8am 16 25 4 46
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.