The flight time from New York to Atlanta is 2 hours, 26 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LGA New York, NY 1 minute early.
23 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 52 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives ATL Atlanta, GA 11 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Reverse Journey

Atlanta to New York
2 hours, 6 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

2h 23m
2h 25m
2h 26m
2h 33m
2h 33m
2h 34m
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 ?


Flights Per Week



762 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 New York 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 23 minutes
In the Air 112 minutes
Taxiing In 8 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 10 minutes. For example, from New York to Atlanta, Southwest is 79% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 79% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 86% 13% 1%
Republic 82% 12% 6%
Southwest 79% 16% 5%
Frontier 79% 17% 4%
JetBlue 75% 24% 1%
American 74% 21% 5%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between New York 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 19 113 7 143
Delta 23 111 7 145
American 20 113 8 146
Frontier 26 114 10 153
JetBlue 27 111 10 153
Republic 24 118 9 154

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
6am 3.05
7am 1.88
8am 2.2
9am 1.53
10am 1.34
11am 2.06
12pm 1.19
1pm 3.65
2pm 1.47
3pm 1.47
4pm 2.36
5pm 2.7
6pm 1.99
7pm 0.95
8pm 2.77
9pm 0.43

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from New York 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 931
February 905
March 1010
April 1084
May 1119
June 899
July 903
August 917
September 867
October 920
November 903
December 874

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from New York 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 32.8
Tuesday 32.5
Wednesday 31.6
Thursday 33.4
Friday 32.5
Saturday 23.6
Sunday 31.4

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 153
Southwest 33
American 12
Republic 10
Frontier 7
JetBlue 3

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
6am 18 113 8 141
7am 20 112 8 142
8am 25 110 7 145
9am 27 112 8 149
10am 27 112 7 148
11am 24 112 7 146
12pm 24 114 8 148
1pm 20 112 7 141
2pm 22 114 8 146
3pm 29 112 8 151
4pm 24 114 8 149
5pm 25 113 9 150
6pm 24 112 9 150
7pm 25 112 8 148
8pm 22 110 7 144
9pm 21 108 7 138
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.