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On-time data for a random sample of flights that departed NYC (i.e. JFK, LGA or EWR) in 2013.

Usage

nycflights

Format

A tbl_df with 32,735 rows and 16 variables:

year,month,day

Date of departure.

dep_time,arr_time

Departure and arrival times, local tz.

dep_delay,arr_delay

Departure and arrival delays, in minutes. Negative times represent early departures/arrivals.

hour,minute

Time of departure broken in to hour and minutes.

carrier

Two letter carrier abbreviation. See airlines in the nycflights13 package for more information or google the airline code.

tailnum

Plane tail number.

flight

Flight number.

origin,dest

Origin and destination. See airports in the nycflights13 package for more information or google airport the code.

air_time

Amount of time spent in the air.

distance

Distance flown.

Source

Hadley Wickham (2014). nycflights13: Data about flights departing NYC in 2013. R package version 0.1.

Examples


library(dplyr)

# Longest departure delays
nycflights %>%
  select(flight, origin, dest, dep_delay, arr_delay) %>%
  arrange(desc(dep_delay))
#> # A tibble: 32,735 × 5
#>    flight origin dest  dep_delay arr_delay
#>     <int> <chr>  <chr>     <dbl>     <dbl>
#>  1     51 JFK    HNL        1301      1272
#>  2   1223 EWR    SLC         849       847
#>  3   2019 LGA    STL         803       802
#>  4    503 JFK    SAN         790       769
#>  5   2042 EWR    ATL         502       490
#>  6   4949 LGA    GSO         473       444
#>  7   1373 JFK    MIA         436       399
#>  8    479 LGA    IAH         427       435
#>  9   2226 LGA    MDW         423       422
#> 10    745 LGA    DEN         422       405
#> # … with 32,725 more rows

# Longest arrival delays
nycflights %>%
  select(flight, origin, dest, dep_delay, arr_delay) %>%
  arrange(desc(arr_delay))
#> # A tibble: 32,735 × 5
#>    flight origin dest  dep_delay arr_delay
#>     <int> <chr>  <chr>     <dbl>     <dbl>
#>  1     51 JFK    HNL        1301      1272
#>  2   1223 EWR    SLC         849       847
#>  3   2019 LGA    STL         803       802
#>  4    503 JFK    SAN         790       769
#>  5   2042 EWR    ATL         502       490
#>  6   4949 LGA    GSO         473       444
#>  7    479 LGA    IAH         427       435
#>  8   1139 LGA    DFW         413       434
#>  9   2226 LGA    MDW         423       422
#> 10   3325 JFK    DFW         355       421
#> # … with 32,725 more rows