The flight time from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta is 1 hour, 47 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves FLL Fort Lauderdale, FL 1 minute early.
14 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 24 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives ATL Atlanta, GA 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
88%
Southwest
88%
Spirit
78%
JetBlue
72%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta is 1 hour, 47 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 24 minutes.

The flight distance from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta is 581 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale
1 hour, 44 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 46m
Delta
1h 47m
Spirit
1h 48m
JetBlue
1h 48m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

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

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

140

Distance

581 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun05101520

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
73
Spirit
33
Southwest
21
JetBlue
12

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Fort Lauderdale from Atlanta by plane?

The distance from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta by plane is 581 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta?

The flight time from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta is 1 hour, 47 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 24 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 46 minutes, and JetBlue the slowest taking 1 hour, 48 minutes.

What airlines fly from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta?

Spirit, Delta, Southwest, and JetBlue are the airlines with direct flights from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta.

Does Southwest fly from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Atlanta (ATL). On average, they have 21 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 Fort Lauderdale 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 14 minutes
In the Air 84 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Atlanta 6 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 Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta, Southwest is 88% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 88% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 88% 10% 2%
Delta 88% 11% 1%
Spirit 78% 20% 2%
JetBlue 72% 27% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Fort Lauderdale and Atlanta, 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)
Southwest 14 85 6 106
Delta 15 84 7 107
Spirit 14 84 8 108
JetBlue 16 84 7 108

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
9am 1.87
10pm 0.61
8am 1.47
9pm 0.67
2pm 0.78
8pm 0.65
4pm 1.31
6pm 1.01
7pm 1.31
10am 1.25
5pm 0.72
3pm 1.24
5am 1.1
7am 0.74
6am 1.84
12pm 1.07
11am 0.73
1pm 1.42

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta 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 588
February 549
March 682
April 655
May 685
June 629
July 604
August 604
September 554
October 608
November 577
December 566

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta 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 20.67
Tuesday 18.96
Wednesday 19.25
Thursday 20.42
Friday 20.23
Saturday 19.98
Sunday 20.88

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
Spirit 1
Southwest 0
JetBlue 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)
9am 17 84 8 109
10pm 15 83 7 105
8am 15 84 8 108
9pm 14 83 6 104
2pm 15 85 7 108
8pm 14 84 8 107
4pm 15 86 7 108
6pm 15 85 8 110
7pm 14 85 8 108
10am 15 84 6 106
5pm 15 84 8 108
3pm 14 84 6 106
5am 13 83 6 103
7am 15 86 9 111
6am 13 84 8 106
12pm 15 84 7 107
11am 15 84 6 106
1pm 15 84 7 107
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.