The flight time from New York to Charlotte is 1 hour, 56 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LGA New York, NY 5 minutes early.
17 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 28 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives CLT Charlotte, NC 20 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
87%
Delta
85%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from New York to Charlotte is 1 hour, 56 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 28 minutes.

The flight distance from New York to Charlotte is 544 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Charlotte to New York
1 hour, 43 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

American
1h 54m
Delta
1h 59m
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

71

Distance

544 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
46
Delta
24

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is New York from Charlotte by plane?

The distance from New York to Charlotte by plane is 544 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from New York to Charlotte?

The flight time from New York to Charlotte is 1 hour, 56 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 28 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with American being the fastest taking 1 hour, 54 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 1 hour, 59 minutes.

What airlines fly from New York to Charlotte?

Delta and American are the airlines with direct flights from New York to Charlotte.

Does Southwest fly from New York to Charlotte?

Southwest does not fly from New York (LGA) to Charlotte (CLT). 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 New York 5 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 17 minutes
In the Air 88 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Charlotte 20 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 New York to Charlotte, American is 87% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 87% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 87% 6% 7%
Delta 85% 10% 5%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between New York and Charlotte, 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 15 88 7 114
Delta 19 89 8 119

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
10am 0.07
8am 0.54
11am 0.76
8pm 0.19
3pm 0.99
6am 0.99
12pm 0.02
5pm 0.83
1pm 1.17
4pm 0.45
2pm 0.59
7am 0.79
6pm 0.45
9am 1.39
7pm 0.24

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to Charlotte 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 487
February 450
March 493
April 151
May 56
June 112
July 224
August 271
September 264
October 233
November 475
December 482

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to Charlotte 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 10.85
Tuesday 10.33
Wednesday 10.46
Thursday 10.81
Friday 11.19
Saturday 7.56
Sunday 9.92

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 1
Delta 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)
10am 20 89 8 119
8am 18 91 7 121
11am 18 89 7 116
8pm 25 89 6 119
3pm 19 89 7 118
6am 16 91 7 116
12pm 18 91 8 122
5pm 18 90 8 119
1pm 15 87 7 111
4pm 13 85 8 110
2pm 14 86 8 110
7am 18 89 9 121
6pm 16 88 8 116
9am 16 87 8 113
7pm 18 88 7 117
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.