The flight time from Miami to Phoenix is 4 hours, 57 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves MIA Miami, FL 1 minute early.
16 minutes taxiing out
4 hours, 28 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives PHX Phoenix, AZ 2 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
83%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Miami to Phoenix is 4 hours, 57 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours, 28 minutes.

The flight distance from Miami to Phoenix is 1972 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Phoenix to Miami
4 hours, 9 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

American
4h 57m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h4h5h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

21

Distance

1972 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun01234

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
21

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Miami from Phoenix by plane?

The distance from Miami to Phoenix by plane is 1972 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Miami to Phoenix?

The flight time from Miami to Phoenix is 4 hours, 57 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours, 28 minutes. These numbers are averages.

What airlines fly from Miami to Phoenix?

American is the only airline with direct flights from Miami to Phoenix.

Does Southwest fly from Miami to Phoenix?

Southwest does not fly from Miami (MIA) 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 Miami 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 16 minutes
In the Air 268 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Phoenix 2 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 Miami to Phoenix, American is 83% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 83% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 83% 16% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Miami 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)
American 16 268 8 297

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
1pm 0.36
8am 0
7pm 0.04
2pm 0.62
9pm 0.98
11am 0.01
6am 0.39
7am 0.58
10pm 0
6pm 0
5pm 0.01

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Miami 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 93
February 85
March 93
April 84
May 92
June 90
July 96
August 92
September 92
October 93
November 90
December 104

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Miami 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 3.06
Tuesday 3.04
Wednesday 3.06
Thursday 3.02
Friday 3.02
Saturday 3.02
Sunday 3.02

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 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)
1pm 17 282 9 309
8am 14 251 10 275
7pm 18 270 7 304
2pm 13 262 8 286
9pm 17 263 6 289
11am 26 241 10 277
6am 17 282 13 319
7am 17 258 15 298
10pm 14 274 5 293
6pm 14 244 5 263
5pm 13 255 17 286
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.