The flight time from Los Angeles to Atlanta is 4 hours, 10 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LAX Los Angeles, CA on time.
16 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 44 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives ATL Atlanta, GA 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
88%
Delta
87%
Southwest
85%
Spirit
80%
Frontier
72%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Reverse Journey

Atlanta to Los Angeles
4 hours, 46 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
4h 8m
Southwest
4h 9m
Spirit
4h 15m
American
4h 16m
Frontier
4h 26m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h4h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

124

Distance

1947 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND0200400

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun05101520

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
75
Southwest
20
American
19
Spirit
7
Frontier
3

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 Los Angeles on time
Taxi Out Time 16 minutes
In the Air 224 minutes
Taxiing In 8 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 10 minutes. For example, from Los Angeles to Atlanta, 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
American 88% 11% 1%
Delta 87% 13% 0%
Southwest 85% 14% 1%
Spirit 80% 19% 1%
Frontier 72% 27% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Los Angeles 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)
Delta 16 223 7 248
Southwest 13 225 7 249
Spirit 14 227 11 255
American 19 227 9 256
Frontier 21 232 10 266

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
0am 0.27
5am 0.47
6am 0.97
7am 1.64
8am 0.83
9am 1.62
10am 1.9
11am 1.38
12pm 0.8
1pm 1.39
2pm 1.17
3pm 1.85
4pm 0.87
9pm 0.16
10pm 1.25
11pm 1.15

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles 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 522
February 483
March 552
April 551
May 578
June 566
July 589
August 583
September 512
October 541
November 503
December 493

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles 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 18.1
Tuesday 18.4
Wednesday 17.8
Thursday 19.3
Friday 18.3
Saturday 15.3
Sunday 17.3

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 75
Southwest 20
American 19
Spirit 7
Frontier 3

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)
0am 16 225 6 250
5am 15 227 7 250
6am 13 225 7 245
7am 13 224 7 246
8am 19 227 8 257
9am 18 219 8 247
10am 18 227 8 256
11am 19 227 8 257
12pm 16 225 9 255
1pm 17 225 8 251
2pm 15 223 9 248
3pm 17 225 8 251
4pm 15 222 6 247
9pm 21 233 8 265
10pm 16 222 7 246
11pm 18 221 7 247
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.