The flight time from Pittsburgh to Phoenix is 4 hours, 26 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves PIT Pittsburgh, PA 1 minute early.
10 minutes taxiing out
4 hours, 5 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives PHX Phoenix, AZ 14 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Pittsburgh to Phoenix is 4 hours, 26 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours, 5 minutes.

The flight distance from Pittsburgh to Phoenix is 1814 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Phoenix to Pittsburgh
3 hours, 47 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

4h 21m
4h 33m
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



1814 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Pittsburgh from Phoenix by plane?

The distance from Pittsburgh to Phoenix by plane is 1814 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 Phoenix?

The flight time from Pittsburgh to Phoenix is 4 hours, 26 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours, 5 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 4 hours, 21 minutes, and American the slowest taking 4 hours, 33 minutes.

What airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Phoenix?

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

Does Southwest fly from Pittsburgh to Phoenix?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Phoenix (PHX). 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 Pittsburgh 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 10 minutes
In the Air 245 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Phoenix 14 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 Phoenix, Southwest is 90% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 90% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 93% 6% 1%
Southwest 90% 9% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Pittsburgh 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
Southwest 9 243 6 261
American 13 247 6 273

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
8am 0.08
7am 0.44
10am 0.06
3pm 0.14
1pm 0.07
5pm 0.27
5am 0.01
6am 0.05
12pm 0.25
4pm 0.1
11am 0.18

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Pittsburgh 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 90
February 32
March 35
April 30
May 32
June 31
July 31
August 44
September 60
October 62
November 87
December 77

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Pittsburgh 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 1.67
Tuesday 1.63
Wednesday 1.69
Thursday 1.63
Friday 1.65
Saturday 1.81
Sunday 1.65

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
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
In the Air
Taxi In
8am 12 247 13 273
7am 12 244 6 268
10am 9 240 6 255
3pm 9 237 6 256
1pm 8 260 5 273
5pm 11 248 6 268
5am 22 269 4 303
6am 16 265 5 291
12pm 9 243 5 260
4pm 8 265 6 284
11am 9 233 6 249
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.