The flight time from Charlotte to Denver is 3 hours, 36 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves CLT Charlotte, NC 1 minute early.
17 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 9 minutes in the air
9 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DEN Denver, CO 4 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Charlotte to Denver is 3 hours, 36 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 9 minutes.

The flight distance from Charlotte to Denver is 1337 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Denver to Charlotte
3 hours, 10 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

3h 32m
3h 41m
3h 45m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



1337 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Charlotte from Denver by plane?

The distance from Charlotte to Denver by plane is 1337 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Charlotte to Denver?

The flight time from Charlotte to Denver is 3 hours, 36 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 9 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with American being the fastest taking 3 hours, 32 minutes, and United the slowest taking 3 hours, 45 minutes.

What airlines fly from Charlotte to Denver?

United, American, and Frontier are the airlines with direct flights from Charlotte to Denver.

Does Southwest fly from Charlotte to Denver?

Southwest does not fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Denver (DEN). 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 Charlotte 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 17 minutes
In the Air 189 minutes
Taxiing In 9 minutes
Arrives Denver 4 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 Charlotte to Denver, Frontier is 77% reliable, which means that Frontier flights are on time 77% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 82% 17% 1%
American 79% 19% 2%
Frontier 77% 21% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Charlotte and Denver, 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
In the Air
Taxiing In
American 16 186 8 212
Frontier 17 189 11 221
United 18 196 8 225

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
3pm 0.17
6pm 1
7pm 0.02
8pm 0.05
1pm 0.07
11am 0.36
6am 1.38
2pm 0.05
5pm 0.11
9am 0.91
4pm 1.6
10pm 0.73
12pm 0.79
8am 0.16
7am 0.54
10am 0.02

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Denver 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 225
February 196
March 226
April 216
May 272
June 263
July 269
August 292
September 277
October 277
November 232
December 214

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Denver 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 8.5
Tuesday 7.65
Wednesday 8.75
Thursday 7.9
Friday 8.77
Saturday 7.4
Sunday 7.92

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
American 1
United 0
Frontier 0

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
In the Air
Taxi In
3pm 14 188 8 213
6pm 17 189 9 218
7pm 15 195 7 217
8pm 17 190 9 216
1pm 13 194 10 219
11am 19 195 8 223
6am 19 191 10 223
2pm 13 185 8 206
5pm 17 193 8 222
9am 16 186 8 212
4pm 17 192 8 219
10pm 15 184 9 210
12pm 15 184 8 208
8am 17 200 9 229
7am 16 182 8 206
10am 14 198 10 221
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.