The flight time from New York to Dallas/Fort Worth is 3 hours, 51 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves JFK New York, NY 2 minutes early.
21 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 14 minutes in the air
11 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DFW Dallas/Fort Worth, TX 11 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Time By Airline ?

3h 46m
3h 52m
3h 52m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Reverse Journey

3 hours, 18 minutes

Flights Per Week



1391 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 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 21 minutes
In the Air 194 minutes
Taxiing In 11 minutes
Arrives Dallas/Fort Worth 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 Dallas/Fort Worth, Spirit is 77% reliable, which means that Spirit flights are on time 77% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 84% 14% 2%
American 83% 15% 2%
Spirit 77% 19% 4%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between New York and Dallas/Fort Worth, 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
Spirit 18 193 11 226
Delta 21 203 7 232
American 21 194 12 232

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 0.22
6am 1.82
7am 1.21
8am 0.11
9am 1.3
10am 0.43
11am 0.86
12pm 1.46
1pm 0.47
2pm 1.29
3pm 0.53
4pm 1.12
5pm 0.95
6pm 0.84
7pm 0.7
8pm 0.13

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to Dallas/Fort Worth 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 431
February 428
March 412
April 392
May 414
June 421
July 419
August 421
September 392
October 402
November 379
December 436

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to Dallas/Fort Worth 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 14.1
Tuesday 14.5
Wednesday 14.6
Thursday 14.5
Friday 14.3
Saturday 10.5
Sunday 12.6

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 87
Spirit 7
Delta 2

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
5am 16 183 10 209
6am 19 197 12 230
7am 17 191 13 225
8am 18 190 10 219
9am 28 197 11 238
10am 35 187 13 236
11am 24 194 10 231
12pm 20 191 11 226
1pm 18 202 10 234
2pm 21 191 13 229
3pm 21 205 10 240
4pm 25 196 14 241
5pm 23 195 12 235
6pm 24 194 9 233
7pm 23 192 8 227
8pm 22 188 7 225
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.