The flight time from New York to Las Vegas is 5 hours, 39 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves JFK New York, NY 2 minutes early.
25 minutes taxiing out
5 hours, 2 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LAS Las Vegas, NV 10 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Virgin America

Reverse Journey

Las Vegas to New York
4 hours, 48 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

5h 32m
Virgin America
5h 36m
5h 38m
5h 40m
5h 42m
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



2248 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Virgin America

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 25 minutes
In the Air 302 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Las Vegas 10 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 Las Vegas, Alaska is 88% reliable, which means that Alaska flights are on time 88% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Virgin America 91% 8% 1%
Alaska 88% 10% 2%
Delta 87% 12% 1%
JetBlue 79% 19% 2%
American 78% 20% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between New York and Las Vegas, 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
Alaska 25 300 7 332
Virgin America 22 302 8 336
Delta 26 301 6 338
JetBlue 25 302 8 340
American 23 306 8 342

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
7am 1.92
8am 1.51
9am 0.47
10am 0.41
11am 1.02
2pm 0.67
3pm 0.19
4pm 0.13
5pm 1.45
6pm 0.95
7pm 1.41
8pm 0.75
9pm 0.17

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to Las Vegas 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 312
February 290
March 313
April 322
May 354
June 386
July 387
August 386
September 344
October 356
November 301
December 295

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to Las Vegas 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 11.3
Tuesday 11
Wednesday 11.2
Thursday 11.5
Friday 11.3
Saturday 10.3
Sunday 11.3

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 32
JetBlue 24
American 15
Virgin America 6
Alaska 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
7am 21 309 7 340
8am 25 301 7 335
9am 19 294 9 328
10am 17 299 7 327
11am 20 298 7 329
2pm 25 301 6 334
3pm 29 305 6 345
4pm 23 315 6 349
5pm 27 304 7 341
6pm 29 307 8 349
7pm 34 301 7 347
8pm 30 301 9 346
9pm 24 310 9 348
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.