The flight time from New York to Fort Lauderdale is 2 hours, 50 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves JFK New York, NY 3 minutes early.
15 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 29 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives FLL Fort Lauderdale, FL 12 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
93%
Delta
88%
JetBlue
85%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from New York to Fort Lauderdale is 2 hours, 50 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 29 minutes.

The flight distance from New York to Fort Lauderdale is 1069 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Fort Lauderdale to New York
2 hours, 40 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

American
2h 47m
Delta
2h 50m
JetBlue
2h 50m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

53

Distance

1069 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

JetBlue
28
Delta
22
American
2

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is New York from Fort Lauderdale by plane?

The distance from New York to Fort Lauderdale by plane is 1069 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 Fort Lauderdale?

The flight time from New York to Fort Lauderdale is 2 hours, 50 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 29 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with American being the fastest taking 2 hours, 47 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 2 hours, 50 minutes.

What airlines fly from New York to Fort Lauderdale?

JetBlue, American, and Delta are the airlines with direct flights from New York to Fort Lauderdale.

Does Southwest fly from New York to Fort Lauderdale?

Southwest does not fly from New York (JFK) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL). 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 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 149 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives Fort Lauderdale 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 20 minutes. For example, from New York to Fort Lauderdale, American is 93% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 93% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 93% 6% 1%
Delta 88% 9% 3%
JetBlue 85% 14% 1%

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)
American 18 146 4 167
Delta 14 149 4 170
JetBlue 15 148 5 170

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
6pm 0.41
3pm 1.08
7am 0.9
2pm 0.53
5pm 0.57
9am 0.41
7pm 0.59
5am 0.27
4pm 0.16
8pm 0.09
10am 0.1
6am 0.34
8am 0.75
1pm 0.13
11am 0.7
12pm 0.57

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 253
February 243
March 314
April 357
May 393
June 110
July 180
August 141
September 140
October 180
November 241
December 269

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 7.98
Tuesday 7
Wednesday 7.13
Thursday 7.68
Friday 8
Saturday 7.47
Sunday 7.96

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 1
Delta 0
American 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)
6pm 16 146 4 166
3pm 14 150 5 171
7am 15 149 4 169
2pm 14 149 5 169
5pm 14 148 5 170
9am 14 147 5 170
7pm 15 148 4 170
5am 15 146 5 167
4pm 15 146 6 171
8pm 16 148 4 170
10am 14 149 5 171
6am 15 147 5 169
8am 17 149 6 172
1pm 15 147 5 169
11am 13 150 5 169
12pm 14 148 5 170
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.