The flight time from New York to Denver is 4 hours, 20 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves JFK New York, NY 2 minutes early.
22 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 46 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DEN Denver, CO 12 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Reverse Journey

Denver to New York
3 hours, 35 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

4h 3m
4h 16m
4h 17m
4h 26m
4h 27m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



1626 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 22 minutes
In the Air 226 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Denver 12 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 Denver, Frontier is 67% reliable, which means that Frontier flights are on time 67% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 89% 10% 1%
Delta 85% 14% 1%
Southwest 77% 20% 3%
JetBlue 75% 24% 1%
Frontier 67% 29% 4%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between New York and Denver, 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
Frontier 15 215 9 243
United 20 225 7 256
Southwest 21 227 6 257
Delta 26 228 8 266
JetBlue 30 227 7 267

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 0.69
7am 0.83
8am 2.72
9am 1.19
10am 0.94
11am 0.57
12pm 0.41
2pm 1.01
4pm 0.65
5pm 0.96
6pm 1.67
7pm 0.89
8pm 0.96
10pm 0.7

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to Denver 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 386
February 376
March 391
April 410
May 428
June 491
July 528
August 515
September 436
October 443
November 379
December 401

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to Denver 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 14.8
Tuesday 14.2
Wednesday 14.3
Thursday 15
Friday 14.9
Saturday 12
Sunday 14.4

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
United 42
Delta 31
Southwest 15
JetBlue 8
Frontier 4

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 15 223 7 246
7am 15 227 8 254
8am 23 226 8 261
9am 23 223 7 258
10am 25 224 7 260
11am 21 231 7 262
12pm 22 218 7 249
2pm 18 228 7 256
4pm 28 231 8 270
5pm 22 229 6 261
6pm 25 227 7 262
7pm 34 228 7 272
8pm 31 229 7 269
10pm 15 216 8 243
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.