The flight time from Pittsburgh to Atlanta is 1 hour, 37 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves PIT Pittsburgh, PA 4 minutes early.
10 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 19 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives ATL Atlanta, GA 12 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
90%
Southwest
89%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Pittsburgh to Atlanta is 1 hour, 37 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 19 minutes.

The flight distance from Pittsburgh to Atlanta is 526 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Atlanta to Pittsburgh
1 hour, 31 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 35m
Delta
1h 38m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

48

Distance

526 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
36
Southwest
12

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Pittsburgh from Atlanta by plane?

The distance from Pittsburgh to Atlanta by plane is 526 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Pittsburgh to Atlanta?

The flight time from Pittsburgh to Atlanta is 1 hour, 37 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 19 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 35 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 1 hour, 38 minutes.

What airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Atlanta?

Southwest and Delta are the airlines with direct flights from Pittsburgh to Atlanta.

Does Southwest fly from Pittsburgh to Atlanta?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Atlanta (ATL). On average, they have 12 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 Pittsburgh 4 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 10 minutes
In the Air 79 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Atlanta 12 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 Pittsburgh to Atlanta, Southwest is 89% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 89% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 90% 5% 5%
Southwest 89% 4% 7%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Pittsburgh and Atlanta, 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 79 5 95
Delta 11 79 7 98

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
2pm 0.27
8am 0.26
9am 0.25
10pm 0
11am 0.83
6pm 0.06
6am 0.53
7pm 0.47
12pm 0.1
5pm 0.82
4pm 0.43
3pm 0.34
7am 1.12
5am 0.15
1pm 0.73
10am 0.14
9pm 0.02

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Pittsburgh to Atlanta 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 300
February 283
March 310
April 143
May 89
June 139
July 210
August 205
September 145
October 140
November 271
December 285

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Pittsburgh to Atlanta 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 7.42
Tuesday 7.08
Wednesday 7.02
Thursday 7.21
Friday 7.38
Saturday 5.75
Sunday 6.6

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 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)
2pm 10 78 6 95
8am 10 78 7 97
9am 9 80 5 98
10pm 12 76 5 93
11am 10 78 6 94
6pm 10 81 8 103
6am 12 78 6 98
7pm 10 79 9 101
12pm 9 74 6 91
5pm 10 79 6 97
4pm 9 78 6 93
3pm 10 79 7 98
7am 11 79 7 100
5am 14 81 6 104
1pm 9 80 6 98
10am 9 79 5 97
9pm 8 73 5 85
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.