The flight time from Los Angeles to Phoenix is 1 hour, 22 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LAX Los Angeles, CA 1 minute early.
17 minutes taxiing out
58 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives PHX Phoenix, AZ 4 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Reverse Journey

Phoenix to Los Angeles
1 hour, 28 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

1h 17m
1h 21m
1h 25m
1h 26m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



370 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 17 minutes
In the Air 58 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Phoenix 4 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 Phoenix, Southwest is 75% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 75% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 97% 3% 0%
SkyWest 90% 10% 0%
American 88% 12% 0%
Southwest 75% 23% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Los Angeles 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
In the Air
Taxiing In
Southwest 13 57 5 77
United 17 56 5 81
SkyWest 19 59 6 85
American 19 58 7 86

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
5am 0.3
6am 1.19
7am 0.42
8am 1.79
9am 0.76
10am 1.11
11am 0.53
12pm 1.27
1pm 0.82
2pm 0.46
3pm 0.87
4pm 2.15
5pm 0.79
6pm 0.96
7pm 1.24
8pm 0.78
9pm 1.26
10pm 1.65
11pm 0.1

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles 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 581
February 524
March 591
April 544
May 560
June 551
July 561
August 572
September 542
October 568
November 549
December 589

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles 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 19.1
Tuesday 18.8
Wednesday 18.8
Thursday 19.3
Friday 19.3
Saturday 16.1
Sunday 18.2

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
Southwest 58
American 39
SkyWest 30
United 2

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
5am 10 54 4 71
6am 18 56 6 82
7am 14 55 4 74
8am 21 56 5 85
9am 19 57 6 82
10am 21 57 6 85
11am 18 57 6 83
12pm 19 59 7 86
1pm 15 58 5 79
2pm 14 58 5 78
3pm 15 59 5 80
4pm 17 60 6 83
5pm 16 59 7 82
6pm 16 59 8 86
7pm 16 59 7 83
8pm 12 57 5 75
9pm 16 57 6 80
10pm 16 58 5 80
11pm 11 54 4 70
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.