The flight time from Salt Lake City to Phoenix is 1 hour, 34 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SLC Salt Lake City, UT 2 minutes early.
14 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 13 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives PHX Phoenix, AZ 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
90%
American
88%
Southwest
86%
Frontier
86%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Salt Lake City to Phoenix is 1 hour, 34 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 13 minutes.

The flight distance from Salt Lake City to Phoenix is 507 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Phoenix to Salt Lake City
1 hour, 31 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 30m
American
1h 36m
Delta
1h 37m
Frontier
1h 38m
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

95

Distance

507 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun051015

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Southwest
35
Delta
33
American
26
Frontier
0

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Salt Lake City from Phoenix by plane?

The distance from Salt Lake City to Phoenix by plane is 507 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 Phoenix?

The flight time from Salt Lake City to Phoenix is 1 hour, 34 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 13 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 30 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 1 hour, 38 minutes.

What airlines fly from Salt Lake City to Phoenix?

Delta, American, Southwest, and Frontier are the airlines with direct flights from Salt Lake City to Phoenix.

Does Southwest fly from Salt Lake City to Phoenix?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Phoenix (PHX). On average, they have 35 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 Salt Lake City 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 14 minutes
In the Air 73 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives Phoenix 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 Phoenix, 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
Delta 90% 10% 0%
American 88% 11% 1%
Southwest 86% 13% 1%
Frontier 86% 14% 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 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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 11 73 5 90
American 15 74 5 96
Delta 17 74 6 97
Frontier 14 75 8 98

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
7pm 0.23
4pm 0.44
1pm 0.84
8pm 1.76
9pm 0.36
10pm 0.1
7am 0.76
12pm 0.62
11am 1.19
5am 0.25
10am 0.45
8am 1.27
6am 0.82
9am 0.42
5pm 2.05
3pm 1.16
2pm 0.2
6pm 0.66

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Salt Lake City 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 440
February 400
March 456
April 418
May 426
June 408
July 408
August 431
September 391
October 402
November 374
December 434

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Salt Lake City 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 14.35
Tuesday 13.88
Wednesday 14.13
Thursday 14.37
Friday 14.35
Saturday 11.35
Sunday 13.5

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 1
Delta 1
American 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)
7pm 11 74 5 92
4pm 12 74 5 91
1pm 13 74 6 94
8pm 15 73 6 96
9pm 9 72 5 88
10pm 10 72 5 91
7am 16 72 5 95
12pm 10 73 5 89
11am 15 72 6 94
5am 10 71 5 88
10am 13 74 5 93
8am 17 72 5 95
6am 16 73 5 96
9am 10 72 5 87
5pm 17 75 6 98
3pm 14 75 6 96
2pm 10 74 5 89
6pm 11 75 6 93
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.