The flight time from Tucson to Denver is 1 hour, 53 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves TUS Tucson, AZ 3 minutes early.
13 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 32 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DEN Denver, CO 4 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Frontier
89%
United
85%
Southwest
81%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Tucson to Denver is 1 hour, 53 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 32 minutes.

The flight distance from Tucson to Denver is 639 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Denver to Tucson
1 hour, 56 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 47m
Frontier
1h 51m
United
1h 57m
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

42

Distance

639 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

United
26
Southwest
14
Frontier
0

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Tucson from Denver by plane?

The distance from Tucson to Denver by plane is 639 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Tucson to Denver?

The flight time from Tucson to Denver is 1 hour, 53 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 32 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 47 minutes, and United the slowest taking 1 hour, 57 minutes.

What airlines fly from Tucson to Denver?

Frontier, United, and Southwest are the airlines with direct flights from Tucson to Denver.

Does Southwest fly from Tucson to Denver?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Tucson (TUS) to Denver (DEN). On average, they have 14 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 Tucson 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 13 minutes
In the Air 92 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Denver 4 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 Tucson to Denver, Southwest is 81% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 81% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Frontier 89% 8% 3%
United 85% 13% 2%
Southwest 81% 15% 4%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Tucson and Denver, 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 88 6 107
Frontier 13 88 10 111
United 14 94 7 117

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 0.19
6am 1.16
11am 0.72
8am 0.09
4pm 0.3
6pm 0.03
7am 0.59
1pm 0.62
10am 0.47
9am 0.67
3pm 0.08
5pm 0.1
2pm 0.82

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Tucson to Denver 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 201
February 143
March 185
April 179
May 182
June 183
July 187
August 186
September 179
October 186
November 193
December 184

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Tucson to Denver 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 6.12
Tuesday 5.87
Wednesday 5.77
Thursday 5.96
Friday 5.94
Saturday 6.27
Sunday 6.15

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
United 1
Southwest 0
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)
12pm 11 89 6 108
6am 12 91 7 112
11am 14 94 6 118
8am 10 90 6 108
4pm 13 91 8 117
6pm 16 91 11 122
7am 11 89 7 109
1pm 14 93 7 115
10am 14 94 7 117
9am 14 95 6 117
3pm 13 91 8 117
5pm 10 87 7 107
2pm 12 90 6 110
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.