The flight time from Phoenix to El Paso is 1 hour, 8 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves PHX Phoenix, AZ 2 minutes early.
14 minutes taxiing out
50 minutes in the air
3 minutes taxiing in
Arrives ELP El Paso, TX 5 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Southwest
85%
American
82%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Phoenix to El Paso is 1 hour, 8 minutes. The time spent in the air is 50 minutes.

The flight distance from Phoenix to El Paso is 347 Miles.

Reverse Journey

El Paso to Phoenix
1 hour, 20 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 2m
American
1h 11m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

54

Distance

347 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
34
Southwest
19

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Phoenix from El Paso by plane?

The distance from Phoenix to El Paso by plane is 347 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Phoenix to El Paso?

The flight time from Phoenix to El Paso is 1 hour, 8 minutes. The time spent in the air is 50 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 2 minutes, and American the slowest taking 1 hour, 11 minutes.

What airlines fly from Phoenix to El Paso?

Southwest and American are the airlines with direct flights from Phoenix to El Paso.

Does Southwest fly from Phoenix to El Paso?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Phoenix (PHX) to El Paso (ELP). On average, they have 19 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

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 Phoenix 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 14 minutes
In the Air 50 minutes
Taxiing In 3 minutes
Arrives El Paso 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 20 minutes. For example, from Phoenix to El Paso, Southwest is 85% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 85% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 85% 15% 0%
American 82% 17% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Phoenix and El Paso, 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)
Southwest 9 49 3 62
American 17 51 3 71

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
10pm 0.71
3pm 0.83
10am 0.05
4pm 0.58
8am 0.64
12pm 0.64
1pm 0.49
7pm 0.49
9pm 0.85
6am 0.11
11am 0.31
9am 0.87
5pm 0.09
0am 0.01
6pm 0.79
8pm 0.08
7am 0.05
2pm 0.04

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Phoenix to El Paso 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 220
February 190
March 212
April 222
May 239
June 252
July 269
August 268
September 254
October 248
November 213
December 226

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Phoenix to El Paso 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 7.92
Tuesday 7.92
Wednesday 7.92
Thursday 7.88
Friday 7.87
Saturday 7.1
Sunday 7.48

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 1
Southwest 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)
10pm 11 49 3 64
3pm 14 52 3 70
10am 13 48 3 64
4pm 12 50 3 66
8am 18 49 3 72
12pm 16 51 3 71
1pm 15 50 3 68
7pm 15 50 3 67
9pm 13 51 3 67
6am 10 49 4 63
11am 11 49 3 64
9am 21 50 3 75
5pm 9 50 3 63
0am 17 48 3 70
6pm 15 51 3 69
8pm 9 50 4 62
7am 10 49 3 63
2pm 7 50 4 62
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.