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

Average Timeline

Leaves JFK New York, NY 1 minute early.
22 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 29 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives FLL Fort Lauderdale, FL 9 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Reverse Journey

Fort Lauderdale to New York
2 hours, 46 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

2h 54m
2h 57m
2h 59m
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



1069 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 22 minutes
In the Air 149 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives Fort Lauderdale 9 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, Southwest is 95% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 95% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 95% 5% 0%
Delta 84% 14% 2%
Spirit 78% 18% 4%
JetBlue 70% 26% 4%

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
In the Air
Taxiing In
Southwest 16 152 4 174
Spirit 18 148 7 177
JetBlue 20 149 6 179
Delta 25 149 3 180

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 2.55
7am 0.94
8am 1.94
9am 1.64
10am 0.79
11am 2.85
12pm 0.73
1pm 0.24
2pm 1.84
3pm 2.9
4pm 0.46
5pm 0.98
6pm 0.8
7pm 2.89
8pm 1.12
9pm 1.13
10pm 0.18

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 741
February 729
March 805
April 773
May 749
June 728
July 735
August 740
September 565
October 701
November 725
December 835

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 24.5
Tuesday 24
Wednesday 23.6
Thursday 25.3
Friday 24.5
Saturday 23.1
Sunday 24.8

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 79
Delta 63
Spirit 27
Southwest 1

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 17 149 6 174
6am 15 149 6 172
7am 21 150 4 178
8am 24 149 5 181
9am 26 148 5 183
10am 19 150 6 177
11am 23 149 5 180
12pm 19 151 6 180
1pm 19 155 5 182
2pm 22 151 6 182
3pm 25 151 5 183
4pm 21 152 6 182
5pm 22 150 4 177
6pm 27 150 6 186
7pm 25 148 4 180
8pm 19 147 7 175
9pm 17 147 5 172
10pm 20 147 5 173
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.