The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to Phoenix is 2 hours, 32 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves DFW Dallas Fort Worth, TX 1 minute late.
16 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 7 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives PHX Phoenix, AZ on time.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Spirit
80%
American
75%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to Phoenix is 2 hours, 32 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 7 minutes.

The flight distance from Dallas Fort Worth to Phoenix is 868 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Phoenix to Dallas Fort Worth
2 hours, 16 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Spirit
2h 26m
American
2h 32m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h2h 30m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

88

Distance

868 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
81
Spirit
7

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Dallas Fort Worth from Phoenix by plane?

The distance from Dallas Fort Worth to Phoenix by plane is 868 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Dallas Fort Worth to Phoenix?

The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to Phoenix is 2 hours, 32 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 7 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Spirit being the fastest taking 2 hours, 26 minutes, and American the slowest taking 2 hours, 32 minutes.

What airlines fly from Dallas Fort Worth to Phoenix?

American and Spirit are the airlines with direct flights from Dallas Fort Worth to Phoenix.

Does Southwest fly from Dallas Fort Worth to Phoenix?

Southwest does not fly from Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) to Phoenix (PHX). 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 Dallas Fort Worth 1 minute late
Taxi Out Time 16 minutes
In the Air 127 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Phoenix on time

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 Dallas Fort Worth to Phoenix, Spirit is 80% reliable, which means that Spirit flights are on time 80% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Spirit 80% 19% 1%
American 75% 23% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Dallas Fort Worth and Phoenix, 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)
Spirit 14 125 6 146
American 17 127 7 152

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
7pm 0.6
6pm 1.2
0am 0
6am 0.34
11am 0.22
2pm 0.04
10am 0.69
1pm 0.79
4pm 0.68
9pm 0.16
8am 0.95
3pm 0.96
11pm 0.99
8pm 0.85
5am 0.01
12pm 0.91
10pm 0.92
7am 0.9
5pm 1.07
9am 0.16

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Dallas Fort Worth to Phoenix 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 389
February 339
March 370
April 382
May 396
June 380
July 397
August 401
September 379
October 398
November 384
December 405

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Dallas Fort Worth to Phoenix 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 12.81
Tuesday 12.71
Wednesday 12.69
Thursday 12.81
Friday 12.94
Saturday 12.23
Sunday 12.65

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 2
Spirit 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)
7pm 18 125 7 153
6pm 17 129 8 156
0am 16 132 4 152
6am 16 132 6 154
11am 16 131 6 154
2pm 12 118 8 138
10am 23 125 6 154
1pm 16 128 6 152
4pm 16 125 6 148
9pm 14 126 7 151
8am 17 128 9 158
3pm 15 126 7 151
11pm 14 125 6 146
8pm 18 125 6 150
5am 15 138 14 168
12pm 16 123 7 147
10pm 16 124 6 149
7am 18 128 7 155
5pm 16 128 7 152
9am 15 132 6 154
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.