The flight time from New York to Fort Lauderdale is 2 hours, 59 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LGA New York, NY on time.
22 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 29 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives FLL Fort Lauderdale, FL 5 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Virgin
86%
Delta
83%
Spirit
74%
JetBlue
68%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Time By Airline ?

Spirit
2h 56m
JetBlue
2h 59m
Virgin
3h 1m
Delta
3h 1m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

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Reverse Journey

2 hours, 46 minutes

Flights Per Week

193

Distance

1076 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun01020

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

JetBlue
92
Delta
71
Spirit
27
Virgin
3

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 on time
Taxi Out Time 22 minutes
In the Air 149 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives Fort Lauderdale 5 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 Fort Lauderdale, Spirit is 74% reliable, which means that Spirit flights are on time 74% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Virgin 86% 12% 2%
Delta 83% 16% 1%
Spirit 74% 23% 3%
JetBlue 68% 30% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between New York and Fort Lauderdale, 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)
Spirit 18 147 7 176
JetBlue 21 149 5 179
Virgin 19 152 6 181
Delta 25 150 3 181

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 0.12
6am 2.83
7am 2.07
8am 1.36
9am 2
10am 1.93
11am 2.07
12pm 0.26
1pm 1.57
2pm 0.65
3pm 3.57
4pm 1.3
5pm 1.15
6pm 0.45
7pm 4.22
8pm 0.34
9pm 1.52
10pm 0.15

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to Fort Lauderdale 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 882
February 873
March 954
April 913
May 863
June 781
July 774
August 777
September 719
October 719
November 766
December 1034

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to Fort Lauderdale 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 27.9
Tuesday 27.9
Wednesday 28.4
Thursday 27.7
Friday 27.4
Saturday 26.4
Sunday 27.7

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
JetBlue 92
Delta 71
Spirit 27
Virgin 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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
5am 17 154 5 176
6am 16 148 6 171
7am 20 150 5 178
8am 27 148 4 181
9am 26 150 5 184
10am 20 149 6 179
11am 21 150 4 177
12pm 20 147 5 175
1pm 19 152 5 181
2pm 22 148 5 176
3pm 27 151 5 185
4pm 23 151 6 185
5pm 25 150 5 185
6pm 24 152 5 183
7pm 25 147 5 179
8pm 25 152 5 185
9pm 18 146 4 171
10pm 23 146 4 174
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.