The flight time from Portland to Sacramento is 1 hour, 22 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves PDX Portland, OR on time.
10 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 7 minutes in the air
4 minutes taxiing in
Arrives SMF Sacramento, CA 5 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Alaska
94%
SkyWest
88%
Southwest
86%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Reverse Journey

Sacramento to Portland
1 hour, 23 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 21m
Alaska
1h 26m
SkyWest
1h 30m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

37

Distance

479 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND050100150200

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Southwest
33
Alaska
3
SkyWest
1

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 Portland on time
Taxi Out Time 10 minutes
In the Air 67 minutes
Taxiing In 4 minutes
Arrives Sacramento 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 Portland to Sacramento, Southwest is 86% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 86% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Alaska 94% 6% 0%
SkyWest 88% 10% 2%
Southwest 86% 14% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Portland and Sacramento, 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 10 67 3 81
Alaska 14 67 5 86
SkyWest 14 70 5 90

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
5am 0.52
6am 0.43
10am 0.41
11am 0.24
12pm 0.25
1pm 0.22
2pm 0.53
4pm 0.57
5pm 0.52
6pm 0.38
7pm 0.1
8pm 0.45
9pm 0.3

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Portland to Sacramento 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 146
February 177
March 158
April 134
May 141
June 140
July 142
August 150
September 188
October 180
November 146
December 206

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Portland to Sacramento 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 5.6
Tuesday 5.7
Wednesday 5.6
Thursday 5.7
Friday 5.7
Saturday 3.3
Sunday 5.1

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 33
Alaska 3
SkyWest 1

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)
5am 10 67 4 82
6am 13 67 4 85
10am 10 68 3 81
11am 11 67 4 82
12pm 10 68 4 83
1pm 10 67 3 81
2pm 10 67 3 82
4pm 9 67 3 81
5pm 12 68 5 85
6pm 9 67 3 80
7pm 10 65 3 80
8pm 10 67 4 82
9pm 10 67 3 81
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.