The flight time from Wilmington to Atlanta is 1 hour, 29 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves ILM Wilmington, NC 3 minutes early.
12 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 6 minutes in the air
9 minutes taxiing in
Arrives ATL Atlanta, GA 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
87%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Wilmington to Atlanta is 1 hour, 29 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 6 minutes.

The flight distance from Wilmington to Atlanta is 377 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Atlanta to Wilmington
1 hour, 16 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
1h 29m
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)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

34

Distance

377 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND050100150

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
34

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Wilmington from Atlanta by plane?

The distance from Wilmington to Atlanta by plane is 377 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Wilmington to Atlanta?

The flight time from Wilmington to Atlanta is 1 hour, 29 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 6 minutes. These numbers are averages.

What airlines fly from Wilmington to Atlanta?

Delta is the only airline with direct flights from Wilmington to Atlanta.

Does Southwest fly from Wilmington to Atlanta?

Southwest does not fly from Wilmington (ILM) 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 Wilmington 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 12 minutes
In the Air 66 minutes
Taxiing In 9 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 Wilmington to Atlanta, Delta is 87% reliable, which means that Delta flights are on time 87% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 87% 12% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Wilmington 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 12 66 9 89

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
9am 0.21
5am 0.11
11am 0.47
4pm 0.12
6am 0.75
12pm 0.32
2pm 0.74
7am 0.98
6pm 0.83
3pm 0.12
9pm 0
10am 0.27
5pm 0.01

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Wilmington 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 137
February 126
March 149
April 144
May 169
June 169
July 177
August 161
September 144
October 150
November 140
December 138

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Wilmington 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 5.19
Tuesday 5.25
Wednesday 5.21
Thursday 5.13
Friday 5.12
Saturday 3.96
Sunday 4.83

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

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)
9am 13 64 9 87
5am 15 70 7 95
11am 12 67 9 89
4pm 13 67 11 90
6am 13 67 7 88
12pm 13 65 10 88
2pm 12 67 9 90
7am 12 64 11 88
6pm 12 66 11 91
3pm 13 65 8 86
9pm 9 86 4 99
10am 13 67 7 87
5pm 13 70 11 94
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.