flights: Flights data

Description Usage Format Source

Description

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

Usage

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Format

Data frame with columns

year, month, day

Date of departure.

dep_time, arr_time

Actual departure and arrival times (format HHMM or HMM), local tz.

sched_dep_time, sched_arr_time

Scheduled departure and arrival times (format HHMM or HMM), local tz.

dep_delay, arr_delay

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

carrier

Two letter carrier abbreviation. See airlines to get name.

flight

Flight number.

tailnum

Plane tail number. See planes for additional metadata.

origin, dest

Origin and destination. See airports for additional metadata.

air_time

Amount of time spent in the air, in minutes.

distance

Distance between airports, in miles.

hour, minute

Time of scheduled departure broken into hour and minutes.

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, https://www.transtats.bts.gov/DL_SelectFields.asp?Table_ID=236


nycflights13 documentation built on Sept. 17, 2019, 1:02 a.m.