The flight time from Tucson to Phoenix is 50 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves TUS Tucson, AZ 5 minutes early.
14 minutes taxiing out
27 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives PHX Phoenix, AZ 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
87%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Tucson to Phoenix is 50 minutes. The time spent in the air is 27 minutes.

The flight distance from Tucson to Phoenix is 110 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Phoenix to Tucson
46 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

American
50m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

50

Distance

110 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND050100150200

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
50

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Tucson from Phoenix by plane?

The distance from Tucson to Phoenix by plane is 110 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 Phoenix?

The flight time from Tucson to Phoenix is 50 minutes. The time spent in the air is 27 minutes. These numbers are averages.

What airlines fly from Tucson to Phoenix?

American is the only airline with direct flights from Tucson to Phoenix.

Does Southwest fly from Tucson to Phoenix?

Southwest does not fly from Tucson (TUS) to Phoenix (PHX). 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 Tucson 5 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 14 minutes
In the Air 27 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Phoenix 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 Tucson to Phoenix, American is 87% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 87% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 87% 11% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Tucson 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)
American 14 27 8 50

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
2pm 0.3
4pm 0.15
7pm 0.32
6am 0.31
8am 0.8
7am 0.84
5am 0.62
10pm 0
10am 0.57
9am 0.37
6pm 0.63
9pm 0.03
5pm 0.17
3pm 0.04
12pm 0.51
1pm 0.47
11am 0.88

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Tucson 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 237
February 204
March 217
April 238
May 219
June 210
July 201
August 210
September 197
October 215
November 226
December 234

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Tucson 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 7.23
Tuesday 7.02
Wednesday 7.15
Thursday 7.19
Friday 7.25
Saturday 7.02
Sunday 7.29

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

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 13 23 7 43
2pm 14 26 9 51
4pm 15 25 9 50
7pm 14 27 10 56
6am 14 29 6 51
8am 15 29 11 57
7am 14 29 7 52
5am 13 28 6 47
10pm 12 28 8 48
10am 12 27 7 47
9am 14 30 11 58
6pm 16 25 11 53
9pm 14 28 8 51
5pm 15 26 9 51
3pm 15 27 6 48
12pm 13 27 8 48
1pm 15 25 8 49
11am 13 27 7 48
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.