The flight time from Salt Lake City to Dallas Fort Worth is 2 hours, 32 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SLC Salt Lake City, UT 1 minute early.
15 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 4 minutes in the air
11 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DFW Dallas Fort Worth, TX 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
82%
Delta
81%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Salt Lake City to Dallas Fort Worth is 2 hours, 32 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 4 minutes.

The flight distance from Salt Lake City to Dallas Fort Worth is 989 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Dallas Fort Worth to Salt Lake City
2 hours, 44 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
2h 31m
American
2h 33m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h2h 30m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

73

Distance

989 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
44
Delta
29

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Salt Lake City from Dallas Fort Worth by plane?

The distance from Salt Lake City to Dallas Fort Worth by plane is 989 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 Dallas Fort Worth?

The flight time from Salt Lake City to Dallas Fort Worth is 2 hours, 32 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 4 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 2 hours, 31 minutes, and American the slowest taking 2 hours, 33 minutes.

What airlines fly from Salt Lake City to Dallas Fort Worth?

Delta and American are the airlines with direct flights from Salt Lake City to Dallas Fort Worth.

Does Southwest fly from Salt Lake City to Dallas Fort Worth?

Southwest does not fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Dallas Fort Worth (DFW). 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 15 minutes
In the Air 124 minutes
Taxiing In 11 minutes
Arrives Dallas Fort Worth 6 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 Dallas Fort Worth, American is 82% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 82% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 82% 15% 3%
Delta 81% 19% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Salt Lake City and Dallas Fort Worth, 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 16 124 9 151
American 15 124 12 153

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
12pm 0.24
8am 0.88
2pm 0.9
9pm 0.01
0am 0
7am 1.15
11am 1.38
3pm 0.92
6am 0.63
1pm 1.14
8pm 0.38
9am 1.23
5pm 1.13
7pm 0.01
5am 0.32

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Salt Lake City to Dallas Fort Worth 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 320
February 294
March 336
April 307
May 340
June 339
July 346
August 351
September 309
October 296
November 278
December 309

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Salt Lake City to Dallas Fort Worth 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 11.12
Tuesday 10.75
Wednesday 10.6
Thursday 10.92
Friday 11.1
Saturday 8.6
Sunday 10.48

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
American 1
Delta 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)
12pm 13 125 12 151
8am 19 124 10 155
2pm 14 125 11 152
9pm 13 123 6 144
0am 13 124 8 145
7am 17 124 13 156
11am 15 124 10 151
3pm 14 124 12 153
6am 15 124 13 153
1pm 15 124 10 151
8pm 17 123 6 148
9am 16 124 10 152
5pm 14 124 11 152
7pm 17 128 17 166
5am 23 123 13 160
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.