The flight time from Milwaukee to New York is 2 hours, 3 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves MKE Milwaukee, WI 1 minute early.
12 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 41 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LGA New York, NY 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Southwest
76%
Delta
74%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Milwaukee to New York is 2 hours, 3 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 41 minutes.

The flight distance from Milwaukee to New York is 738 Miles.

Reverse Journey

New York to Milwaukee
2 hours, 26 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 59m
Delta
2h 5m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

42

Distance

738 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND050100150

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
30
Southwest
12

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Milwaukee from New York by plane?

The distance from Milwaukee to New York by plane is 738 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 New York?

The flight time from Milwaukee to New York is 2 hours, 3 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 41 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 59 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 2 hours, 5 minutes.

What airlines fly from Milwaukee to New York?

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

Does Southwest fly from Milwaukee to New York?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to New York (LGA). 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 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 12 minutes
In the Air 101 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives New York 7 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 New York, Southwest is 76% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 76% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 76% 19% 5%
Delta 74% 24% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Milwaukee and New York, 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)
Southwest 12 97 7 119
Delta 13 103 7 125

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 0.1
3pm 0.7
5pm 0.81
6am 1.32
4pm 0.09
9am 0.77
1pm 0.72
2pm 0.16
7am 0.32
11am 0.66
7pm 0
8am 0.01
10am 0.17
12pm 0.1

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Milwaukee to New York 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 186
February 167
March 188
April 185
May 188
June 186
July 196
August 198
September 181
October 186
November 178
December 185

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Milwaukee to New York 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 6.79
Tuesday 6.88
Wednesday 6.81
Thursday 6.73
Friday 6.77
Saturday 2.96
Sunday 5.83

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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
5am 14 95 7 120
3pm 11 98 8 120
5pm 13 102 8 126
6am 12 100 7 122
4pm 10 98 7 118
9am 12 103 6 122
1pm 14 104 7 127
2pm 12 97 8 118
7am 13 105 7 127
11am 12 102 7 123
7pm 17 104 6 127
8am 12 103 6 128
10am 16 99 6 123
12pm 11 100 6 117
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.