The flight time from Los Angeles to Dallas/Fort Worth is 3 hours. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LAX Los Angeles, CA 1 minute early.
18 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 31 minutes in the air
9 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DFW Dallas/Fort Worth, TX 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Time By Airline ?

2h 55m
3h 1m
3h 6m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Reverse Journey

3 hours, 19 minutes

Flights Per Week



1235 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


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 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 18 minutes
In the Air 151 minutes
Taxiing In 9 minutes
Arrives Dallas/Fort Worth 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 Dallas/Fort Worth, 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
American 88% 12% 0%
SkyWest 83% 17% 0%
Spirit 80% 18% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Los Angeles and Dallas/Fort Worth, 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
Spirit 14 149 9 175
American 19 151 10 181
SkyWest 20 157 8 186

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 1.7
6am 1.33
7am 0.95
8am 1.74
9am 0.29
10am 2.32
11am 1.26
12pm 1.06
2pm 0.92
3pm 0.87
4pm 0.21
5pm 1.37
6pm 1.64
7pm 0.61
8pm 0.28
11pm 0.28

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles to Dallas/Fort Worth 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 525
February 464
March 523
April 498
May 517
June 496
July 515
August 519
September 533
October 541
November 523
December 530

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles to Dallas/Fort Worth 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 17.2
Tuesday 17.3
Wednesday 17.1
Thursday 17.5
Friday 17.1
Saturday 15.8
Sunday 17

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 92
Spirit 14
SkyWest 13

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
0am 19 150 6 176
6am 18 152 13 184
7am 17 152 10 180
8am 21 151 11 184
9am 22 154 10 186
10am 19 152 10 182
11am 19 152 10 184
12pm 18 153 11 186
2pm 19 148 12 183
3pm 18 151 10 182
4pm 20 147 7 176
5pm 16 147 8 174
6pm 17 151 6 177
7pm 16 154 6 180
8pm 14 151 7 173
11pm 22 154 6 182
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.