The flight time from Salt Lake City to Atlanta is 3 hours, 32 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SLC Salt Lake City, UT 1 minute early.
17 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 6 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives ATL Atlanta, GA 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
91%
Frontier
75%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Salt Lake City to Atlanta is 3 hours, 32 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 6 minutes.

The flight distance from Salt Lake City to Atlanta is 1590 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Atlanta to Salt Lake City
3 hours, 59 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
3h 32m
Frontier
3h 34m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

59

Distance

1590 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
55
Frontier
3

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Salt Lake City from Atlanta by plane?

The distance from Salt Lake City to Atlanta by plane is 1590 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

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

The flight time from Salt Lake City to Atlanta is 3 hours, 32 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 6 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 3 hours, 32 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 3 hours, 34 minutes.

What airlines fly from Salt Lake City to Atlanta?

Frontier and Delta are the airlines with direct flights from Salt Lake City to Atlanta.

Does Southwest fly from Salt Lake City to Atlanta?

Southwest does not fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Atlanta (ATL). 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 Salt Lake City 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 17 minutes
In the Air 186 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Atlanta 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 Salt Lake City to Atlanta, Frontier is 75% reliable, which means that Frontier flights are on time 75% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 91% 9% 0%
Frontier 75% 24% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Salt Lake City 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)
Delta 17 186 7 212
Frontier 13 188 11 214

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
8pm 0.02
10pm 0
12pm 0.15
3pm 0.71
6am 0.08
7am 0.91
0am 0.28
11am 0.9
9am 0.99
1pm 0.59
5pm 0.95
11pm 0.86
10am 0.14
8am 1
6pm 0
2pm 0.85

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Salt Lake City 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 228
February 202
March 277
April 223
May 244
June 281
July 313
August 298
September 246
October 254
November 242
December 279

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Salt Lake City 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 8.65
Tuesday 8.56
Wednesday 8.5
Thursday 8.44
Friday 8.58
Saturday 8.04
Sunday 8.6

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
Frontier 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)
8pm 19 187 8 223
10pm 32 179 7 218
12pm 16 190 8 217
3pm 15 187 8 212
6am 28 182 7 217
7am 16 186 7 212
0am 15 186 6 210
11am 16 186 7 211
9am 18 188 8 215
1pm 17 186 9 213
5pm 18 183 8 210
11pm 16 185 6 210
10am 14 182 8 206
8am 18 185 7 214
6pm 11 194 6 211
2pm 15 186 9 211
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.