The flight time from Phoenix to Fort Lauderdale is 4 hours, 3 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves PHX Phoenix, AZ 3 minutes late.
11 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 45 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives FLL Fort Lauderdale, FL 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
80%
Southwest
79%
JetBlue
79%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Phoenix to Fort Lauderdale is 4 hours, 3 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 45 minutes.

The flight distance from Phoenix to Fort Lauderdale is 1972 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Fort Lauderdale to Phoenix
4 hours, 50 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

JetBlue
4h 3m
American
4h 4m
Southwest
4h 4m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h4h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

13

Distance

1972 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0123

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Southwest
7
JetBlue
6
American
0

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Phoenix from Fort Lauderdale by plane?

The distance from Phoenix to Fort Lauderdale by plane is 1972 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 Fort Lauderdale?

The flight time from Phoenix to Fort Lauderdale is 4 hours, 3 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 45 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with JetBlue being the fastest taking 4 hours, 3 minutes, and Southwest the slowest taking 4 hours, 4 minutes.

What airlines fly from Phoenix to Fort Lauderdale?

JetBlue, American, and Southwest are the airlines with direct flights from Phoenix to Fort Lauderdale.

Does Southwest fly from Phoenix to Fort Lauderdale?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL). On average, they have 7 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 3 minutes late
Taxi Out Time 11 minutes
In the Air 225 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Fort Lauderdale 6 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 Fort Lauderdale, 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
American 80% 20% 0%
Southwest 79% 20% 1%
JetBlue 79% 20% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Phoenix 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)
JetBlue 11 224 6 243
American 14 222 6 244
Southwest 10 225 7 244

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
3pm 0.02
5pm 0.03
11pm 0.37
6pm 0.01
0am 0.22
10pm 0.28
1pm 0.01
8am 0
2pm 0.02
6am 0.1
4pm 0.29
11am 0.21
7am 0.1
10am 0.17
12pm 0.07
9pm 0.01

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Phoenix 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 31
February 41
March 67
April 61
May 62
June 60
July 59
August 65
September 64
October 66
November 61
December 74

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Phoenix 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 1.87
Tuesday 1.92
Wednesday 1.87
Thursday 1.88
Friday 1.92
Saturday 2.1
Sunday 2.12

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
Southwest 0
JetBlue 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)
3pm 9 238 7 254
5pm 9 238 6 252
11pm 11 224 6 241
6pm 11 211 3 222
0am 11 215 6 234
10pm 11 235 7 254
1pm 6 220 5 232
8am 12 231 9 252
2pm 11 218 9 239
6am 11 246 8 266
4pm 8 223 4 237
11am 10 223 7 244
7am 12 220 7 241
10am 11 239 7 260
12pm 9 219 6 234
9pm 10 215 4 228
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.