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Flights data

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

Keywords
datasets
Usage
flights
Format

Data frame with columns

year,month,day
Date of departure
dep_time,arr_time
Actual departure and arrival times, local tz.
sched_dep_time,sched_arr_time
Scheduled 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 scheduled departure broken into hour and minutes.
carrier
Two letter carrier abbreviation. See airlines to get name
tailnum
Plane tail number
flight
Flight number
origin,dest
Origin and destination. See airports for additional metadata.
air_time
Amount of time spent in the air
distance
Distance flown
time_hour
Scheduled date and hour of the flight as a POSIXct date. Along with origin, can be used to join flights data to weather data.

Source

RITA, Bureau of transportation statistics, http://www.transtats.bts.gov/DL_SelectFields.asp?Table_ID=236

Aliases
  • flights
Documentation reproduced from package nycflights13, version 0.2.0, License: CC0

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