The 10 longest (and 10 shortest) Frontier Airlines flights

Dec 24, 2019

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Singapore Airlines made global headlines last year when it relaunched its Newark-Singapore flight. The 9,534-mile flight allowed the carrier to reclaim the title of having the “world’s longest flight,” bumping Qatar Airways and its 9,032-mile Doha-Auckland, New Zealand, flight out of the top spot.

Another title shift could happen in the coming years if Qantas Airways decides to push ahead with its “Project Sunrise” flights. The Australian carrier made headlines of its own this fall as it tested several ultra-long flights to Sydney – including from New York and from London – to great fanfare. Each would be longer than Singapore’s current record-holder, and Qantas days it will decide soon whether to press ahead. If it does, flights could begin in 2023.

But have you ever wondered what the longest flight is on your preferred carrier? Or the shortest? Given all the buzz about long flights recently, we decided to see what clocked in as the longest and shortest flights for each of the 11 biggest U.S. carriers.

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What did we find? Today we look at Frontier Airlines. It’s longest route on the December schedule is Newark-Las Vegas while its shortest is the 226-mile flight it operates between Las Vegas and Orange County, California.

Next: Hawaiian Airlines. Previous: Alaska Airlines | Allegiant AirAmerican Airlines | Delta Air Lines

Longest

  1. Newark (EWR) – Las Vegas (LAS): 2,227 miles
  2. Las Vegas (LAS) – Philadelphia (PHL): 2,176 miles
  3. Las Vegas (LAS) – Miami (MIA): 2,175 miles
  4. Orlando (MCO) – Ontario, California (ONT): 2,171 miles
  5. Las Vegas (LAS) – Norfolk, Virginia (ORF): 2,155 miles
  6. Orlando (MCO) – San Diego (SAN): 2,148 miles
  7. Atlanta (ATL) – San Francisco (SFO): 2,139 miles
  8. Newark (EWR) – Phoenix (PHX): 2,133 miles
  9. Las Vegas (LAS) – Orlando (MCO): 2,039 miles
  10. Las Vegas (LAS) – Raleigh/Durham (RDU): 2,027 miles

Shortest

  1. Las Vegas (LAS) – Orange County, California (SNA): 226 miles
  2. Las Vegas (LAS) – Los Angeles (LAX): 236 miles
  3. Las Vegas (LAS) – Phoenix (PHX): 256 miles
  4. Las Vegas (LAS) – San Diego (SAN): 258 miles
  5. Phoenix (PHX) – San Diego (SAN): 304 miles
  6. Las Vegas (LAS) – Reno (RNO): 345 miles
  7. Albuquerque (ABQ) – Denver (DEN): 349 miles
  8. Atlanta (ATL) – Raleigh/Durham (RDU): 356 miles
  9. Las Vegas (LAS) – Salt Lake City (SLC): 368 miles
  10. Raleigh/Durham (RDU) – Trenton, New Jersey (TTN): 373 miles

Source: Frontier Airlines. Flights based based on regularly scheduled flights during the carrier’s December schedule. Next update: March 2020.

Featured photo by JT Genter/The Points Guy.

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