The flight time from Newark to Phoenix is 5 hours, 20 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves EWR Newark, NJ 2 minutes early.
19 minutes taxiing out
4 hours, 49 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives PHX Phoenix, AZ 5 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Reverse Journey

Phoenix to Newark
4 hours, 31 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

5h 18m
5h 18m
5h 23m
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



2133 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 Newark 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 19 minutes
In the Air 289 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Phoenix 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 Newark to Phoenix, United is 82% reliable, which means that United flights are on time 82% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 83% 16% 1%
United 82% 17% 1%
Southwest 57% 41% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Newark and Phoenix, 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
United 20 286 7 318
Southwest 19 290 6 318
American 18 292 7 323

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
6am 0.52
7am 0.74
10am 0.97
12pm 0.39
1pm 0.59
3pm 0.1
4pm 1.53
5pm 0.39
6pm 0.34
7pm 0.62
8pm 0.34

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Newark to Phoenix 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 201
February 189
March 220
April 231
May 230
June 184
July 184
August 206
September 170
October 208
November 191
December 211

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Newark to Phoenix 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
Tuesday 6.5
Wednesday 6.6
Thursday 6.9
Friday 6.8
Saturday 6.4
Sunday 6.5

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
American 22
United 18
Southwest 7

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
6am 17 290 8 326
7am 16 290 7 316
10am 19 287 6 317
12pm 15 305 7 331
1pm 17 285 7 314
3pm 15 301 5 321
4pm 20 292 7 323
5pm 22 286 6 317
6pm 25 292 7 327
7pm 28 282 6 321
8pm 23 286 6 320
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.