The flight time from New York to Kansas City is 3 hours, 14 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LGA New York, NY 1 minute early.
27 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 39 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives MCI Kansas City, MO 9 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta Connection

Reverse Journey

Kansas City to New York
2 hours, 43 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

3h 9m
3h 13m
Delta Connection
3h 16m
3h 31m
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



1107 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta Connection

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 27 minutes
In the Air 159 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives Kansas City 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 Kansas City, Southwest is 79% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 79% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Republic 86% 14% 0%
Southwest 79% 18% 3%
Delta Connection 77% 16% 7%
ExpressJet 61% 34% 5%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between New York and Kansas City, 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 21 158 4 189
ExpressJet 31 154 5 193
Delta Connection 28 161 5 196
Republic 30 171 6 211

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
8am 0.41
11am 0.46
12pm 0.3
2pm 0.32
3pm 0.59
4pm 0.36
5pm 0.13
7pm 0.25
8pm 0.14

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to Kansas City 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 130
February 127
March 141
April 155
May 161
June 81
July 88
August 78
September 55
October 30
November 52
December 31

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to Kansas City 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 3.4
Tuesday 3.4
Wednesday 3.3
Thursday 3.5
Friday 3.4
Saturday 1.8
Sunday 2.9

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
Delta Connection 10
Southwest 7
ExpressJet 4
Republic 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
8am 32 158 5 198
11am 31 159 6 200
12pm 24 154 5 187
2pm 24 161 5 192
3pm 21 161 4 190
4pm 26 161 5 195
5pm 29 156 4 191
7pm 28 161 5 197
8pm 31 157 5 192
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.