The flight time from Charlotte to Denver is 3 hours, 35 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves CLT Charlotte, NC 3 minutes early.
16 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 8 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DEN Denver, CO 8 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

United
90%
American
87%
Frontier
86%
Southwest
86%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Charlotte to Denver is 3 hours, 35 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 8 minutes.

The flight distance from Charlotte to Denver is 1337 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Denver to Charlotte
3 hours, 9 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Frontier
3h 31m
American
3h 32m
Southwest
3h 34m
United
3h 50m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

60

Distance

1337 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246810

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
35
United
13
Frontier
5
Southwest
5

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, 35 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 8 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Frontier being the fastest taking 3 hours, 31 minutes, and United the slowest taking 3 hours, 50 minutes.

What airlines fly from Charlotte to Denver?

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

Does Southwest fly from Charlotte to Denver?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Denver (DEN). On average, they have 5 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

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 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 16 minutes
In the Air 188 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Denver 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 Charlotte to Denver, Southwest is 86% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 86% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 90% 9% 1%
American 87% 12% 1%
Southwest 86% 12% 2%
Frontier 86% 13% 1%

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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Frontier 14 185 10 211
American 17 186 7 212
Southwest 14 189 7 214
United 16 196 10 230

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
9pm 0.01
3pm 0.24
6pm 0.62
7pm 0.02
8pm 0.86
1pm 0.67
11am 0.96
6am 0.27
2pm 0.07
5pm 0.32
9am 0.96
4pm 1.34
10pm 0.1
12pm 0.07
8am 1.31
7am 0.72
10am 0.15

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 239
February 209
March 279
April 310
May 298
June 294
July 299
August 297
September 267
October 220
November 240
December 258

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 9.23
Tuesday 7.85
Wednesday 8.09
Thursday 9.21
Friday 9.23
Saturday 8.15
Sunday 8.81

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
Southwest 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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
9pm 11 194 17 222
3pm 19 193 8 226
6pm 20 187 7 218
7pm 12 202 8 226
8pm 15 187 7 211
1pm 15 185 8 211
11am 17 186 7 212
6am 14 185 7 207
2pm 14 195 10 222
5pm 19 192 8 221
9am 17 186 7 211
4pm 16 194 9 226
10pm 15 188 7 209
12pm 14 196 10 221
8am 15 190 10 220
7am 15 187 8 211
10am 14 176 7 198
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.