The flight time from Milwaukee to Atlanta is 1 hour, 53 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves MKE Milwaukee, WI 3 minutes early.
11 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 34 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives ATL Atlanta, GA 11 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Milwaukee to Atlanta is 1 hour, 53 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 34 minutes.

The flight distance from Milwaukee to Atlanta is 669 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Atlanta to Milwaukee
1 hour, 54 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

1h 52m
1h 53m
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 ?


Flights Per Week



669 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Milwaukee from Atlanta by plane?

The distance from Milwaukee to Atlanta by plane is 669 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Milwaukee to Atlanta?

The flight time from Milwaukee to Atlanta is 1 hour, 53 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 34 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 52 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 1 hour, 53 minutes.

What airlines fly from Milwaukee to Atlanta?

Delta and Southwest are the airlines with direct flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta.

Does Southwest fly from Milwaukee to Atlanta?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Atlanta (ATL). On average, they have 12 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 Milwaukee 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 11 minutes
In the Air 94 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Atlanta 11 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 Milwaukee to Atlanta, Southwest is 91% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 91% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 91% 7% 2%
Delta 91% 9% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Milwaukee 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
In the Air
Taxiing In
Southwest 10 94 7 112
Delta 11 93 7 113

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
6pm 0.52
2pm 0.24
4pm 0.93
5pm 0.43
9am 0.1
8am 0.02
9pm 0
5am 0.33
7am 1.18
7pm 0.22
10am 0.95
11am 0.22
6am 1.14
12pm 0.99
3pm 1.15
1pm 0.05

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Milwaukee 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 249
February 225
March 269
April 259
May 266
June 260
July 261
August 307
September 262
October 260
November 243
December 253

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Milwaukee 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 9.1
Tuesday 8.92
Wednesday 8.92
Thursday 8.94
Friday 9
Saturday 6.48
Sunday 8.52

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
Southwest 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
In the Air
Taxi In
6pm 11 93 10 116
2pm 10 92 7 111
4pm 10 93 7 111
5pm 11 94 7 114
9am 11 91 6 109
8am 10 89 7 109
9pm 10 97 4 111
5am 12 95 6 116
7am 11 93 8 114
7pm 11 92 7 114
10am 10 94 6 111
11am 11 94 7 112
6am 12 94 7 115
12pm 10 93 7 112
3pm 10 94 7 112
1pm 10 92 8 110
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.