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City Pairs - Florida

When a traveler plans a trip or when an airline operator plans air service, they look at the origin and destination of the flight. These are viewed in terms of pairs of cities. In measuring city-pair performance, the FAA looks at flights that either originate or conclude at a specific metroplex — metropolitan areas with multiple airports and complex air traffic flows.

Average Airborne Time (FY) Minutes

During reportable hours at the destination airport, the average Airborne Time for flights between the selected city pair. The reportable hours vary by airport and the results are reported by fiscal year. Additional reportable hour information can be found in the airport information section of the Reference Guide.

Origin Destination 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
ATL FLL 85.4 85.6 85.0 85.6 86.1 86.2 85.2 85.4 86.0
ATL MIA 85.4 85.8 85.2 86.3 86.6 87.0 86.2 86.9 86.8
EWR FLL 149.9 149.8 150.5 150.9 152.6 152.8 150.5 150.8 148.8
EWR MCO 133.8 133.8 134.1 134.1 134.5 135.8 134.0 133.2 132.6
EWR MIA 152.0 151.7 151.3 151.9 152.7 153.5 153.2 154.0 151.2
FLL JFK 143.1 141.9 142.4 140.6 141.0 140.3 141.1 141.5 143.0
FLL LGA 148.0 144.7 145.8 144.5 144.8 143.9 145.0 145.2 145.2
JFK MCO 135.4 134.2 134.4 133.7 135.1 136.5 136.5 135.4 134.9
JFK MIA 153.7 152.3 151.6 151.9 152.0 152.9 152.6 153.3 152.3
LGA MCO 135.8 134.6 133.3 134.0 134.8 135.9 136.2 134.8 134.3
LGA MIA 153.4 152.0 150.7 152.2 154.1 156.4 155.4 155.4 153.9
Effective Gate-to-Gate Time (FY) Average Minutes per Flight

During reportable hours at the destination airport, the difference between the Actual Gate-In Time at the destination airport and the Scheduled Gate-Out Time at the origin airport. Flights may depart outside reportable hours, but must arrive during them. The reportable hours vary by airport and the results are reported by fiscal year (FY).

Origin Destination 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
ATL FLL 120.7 121.5 117.3 113.3 117.3 117.3 115.1 115.4 117.9
ATL MIA 122.3 123.9 120.2 119.0 121.7 120.0 117.2 118.5 119.4
EWR FLL 192.8 185.5 188.8 187.6 190.5 193.7 188.1 190.4 191.1
EWR MCO 179.9 171.7 173.8 172.9 171.8 173.8 174.0 172.7 177.2
EWR MIA 195.7 187.2 186.9 189.5 190.0 192.4 190.7 191.0 193.3
FLL JFK 189.1 185.4 186.0 177.5 181.7 184.1 182.9 187.1 196.3
FLL LGA 192.3 182.5 185.6 183.3 185.9 183.3 183.3 185.6 190.7
JFK MCO 181.2 181.4 180.2 175.0 177.1 180.4 179.1 184.8 184.9
JFK MIA 206.6 201.9 197.6 191.5 198.3 196.1 200.4 200.7 200.9
LGA MCO 175.8 175.7 179.0 176.9 181.7 179.1 182.6 181.5 180.7
LGA MIA 198.3 194.2 194.5 193.5 197.1 196.8 201.6 199.4 197.6
Airborne Distance (FY) Nautical Miles

During reportable hours at the destination airport, the average airborne distance of flights between the selected city pair. The reportable hours vary by airport and the results are reported by fiscal year (FY). Additional reportable hour information can be found in the airport information section of the Reference Guide.

Origin Destination 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
ATL FLL 1 1 563.9 563.5 567.5 566.9 566.0 566.7 569.9
ATL MIA 1 1 574.0 575.0 577.5 578.0 578.9 583.3 584.3
EWR FLL 1 1 987.6 986.2 992.3 989.1 989.7 999.6 994.4
EWR MCO 1 1 876.2 873.5 873.2 872.8 870.0 875.0 874.0
EWR MIA 1 1 1001.0 1003.6 1011.8 1007.5 1007.5 1017.5 1014.8
FLL JFK 1 1 992.1 986.3 992.0 990.1 991.9 1001.1 998.3
FLL LGA 1 1 1006.7 1003.6 1006.5 1005.7 1008.4 1014.2 1007.9
JFK MCO 1 1 879.7 874.0 878.8 880.3 883.3 887.1 890.1
JFK MIA 1 1 1014.8 1008.4 1011.6 1013.5 1015.5 1025.9 1026.9
LGA MCO 1 1 873.3 877.9 878.6 878.3 882.1 884.5 881.1
LGA MIA 1 1 1007.2 1015.8 1019.2 1021.6 1022.0 1025.9 1024.3

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Efficiency:

As described by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), efficiency addresses the operational and economic cost-effectiveness of gate-to-gate flight operations from a single-flight perspective. In all phases of flight, airspace users want to depart and arrive at the times they select and fly the trajectory they determine to be optimum.

Airborne Time Predictability (FY) Minutes

During reportable hours at the destination airport, the difference between the 85th and 15th percentiles of Airborne Time for flights between the selected city pair. The reportable hours vary by airport and the results are reported by fiscal year (FY). Additional reportable hour information can be found in the airport information section of the Reference Guide.

Origin Destination 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
ATL FLL 8 9 9 9 10 10 8 9 8
ATL MIA 8 9 8 9 11 11 9 9 9
EWR FLL 20 21 22 21 24 24 22 24 20
EWR MCO 18 20 20 19 21 22 19 20 17
EWR MIA 20 21 21 21 22 22 20 23 20
FLL JFK 21 19 18 17 17 17 16 18 16
FLL LGA 21 16 17 16 17 16 16 16 16
JFK MCO 19 20 21 19 21 23 20 21 17
JFK MIA 23 22 21 21 21 22 20 23 20
LGA MCO 18 21 19 19 21 22 19 21 17
LGA MIA 19 22 20 20 22 22 22 23 20
Effective Gate-to-Gate Time Predictability (FY) Minutes

During reportable hours, the difference between the 85th and 15th percentiles of the Effective Gate-to-Gate Time metric. The reportable hours vary by airport and the results are reported by fiscal year (FY). Additional percentile and reportable hour information can be found in the Reference Guide.

Origin Destination 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
ATL FLL 38 36 32 27 34 36 30 31 34
ATL MIA 39 38 34 31 34 33 28 31 31
EWR FLL 55 48 48 46 52 59 51 54 61
EWR MCO 56 47 45 46 45 49 52 47 58
EWR MIA 53 44 45 47 50 51 50 51 58
FLL JFK 67 64 59 42 53 57 57 66 85
FLL LGA 65 48 52 50 58 54 55 58 69
JFK MCO 48 55 52 43 49 52 50 58 60
JFK MIA 66 60 54 43 51 53 56 57 55
LGA MCO 50 49 54 51 55 54 60 56 56
LGA MIA 54 54 55 49 51 51 57 56 52
Predictability:

As described by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO): Predictability refers to the ability of airspace users and Air Traffic Management (ATM) service providers to provide consistent and dependable levels of performance.

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For each city pair, an origin airport — for example, Newark Liberty International (EWR) — and a destination airport — for example, Los Angeles International (LAX) — are listed. The city pairs are unidirectional, which means the trip is measured in one direction only from origin to destination. In the example above, EWR to LAX would be measured but not LAX to EWR.

The FAA reports city pairs recommended by the NextGen Advisory Committee (NAC), a federal advisory committee made up of aviation stakeholders. All results are reported by Fiscal Year (FY), October 1–September 30.

Flights can depart outside of the reportable hours, but must arrive during the reportable hours at the destination airport. For a list of the reportable hours for each airport, please see the Reference Guide.

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