The flight time from Portland to Salt Lake City is 1 hour, 45 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves PDX Portland, OR 4 minutes early.
11 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 25 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives SLC Salt Lake City, UT 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
94%
Alaska
84%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Portland to Salt Lake City is 1 hour, 45 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 25 minutes.

The flight distance from Portland to Salt Lake City is 630 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Salt Lake City to Portland
1 hour, 51 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
1h 44m
Alaska
1h 49m
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

46

Distance

630 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
33
Alaska
12

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Portland from Salt Lake City by plane?

The distance from Portland to Salt Lake City by plane is 630 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Portland to Salt Lake City?

The flight time from Portland to Salt Lake City is 1 hour, 45 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 25 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 1 hour, 44 minutes, and Alaska the slowest taking 1 hour, 49 minutes.

What airlines fly from Portland to Salt Lake City?

Delta and Alaska are the airlines with direct flights from Portland to Salt Lake City.

Does Southwest fly from Portland to Salt Lake City?

Southwest does not fly from Portland (PDX) to Salt Lake City (SLC). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

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 4 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 11 minutes
In the Air 85 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Salt Lake City 7 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 Portland to Salt Lake City, Alaska is 84% reliable, which means that Alaska flights are on time 84% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 94% 6% 0%
Alaska 84% 14% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Portland and Salt Lake City, 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)
Delta 11 85 6 104
Alaska 13 87 7 109

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
9am 0.07
10am 1.21
12pm 0
2pm 0.19
6pm 0.12
8am 0.26
5am 0.11
7pm 0.87
7am 0.22
3pm 0.17
4pm 0.03
6am 0.88
8pm 0.14
11am 0.06
9pm 0.16
1pm 0.88
5pm 1.12

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Portland to Salt Lake City 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 203
February 167
March 202
April 198
May 210
June 206
July 211
August 213
September 207
October 206
November 196
December 174

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Portland to Salt Lake City 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 6.94
Tuesday 6.54
Wednesday 6.54
Thursday 6.79
Friday 6.69
Saturday 5.85
Sunday 6.67

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
Alaska 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)
9am 14 90 7 112
10am 11 85 6 103
12pm 8 78 12 98
2pm 11 89 5 107
6pm 13 85 13 115
8am 13 87 6 108
5am 12 82 8 104
7pm 11 84 7 103
7am 12 87 10 110
3pm 12 88 5 107
4pm 10 86 5 102
6am 12 84 10 108
8pm 13 85 9 107
11am 13 89 6 110
9pm 14 87 7 109
1pm 10 86 6 104
5pm 12 85 5 104
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.