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Travel time from Kilgore to Arlington (Texas)

Kilgore to Arlington (Texas) airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Kilgore to Arlington (Texas)? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Arlington (Texas), you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.

Thursday, 3:22 pm:  start in Kilgore
drive for about 1.5 hours
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 60 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 5:20 pm at the latest

4:55 pm:  Tyler Pounds Regional (TYR)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 5:50 pm

5:10 pm:  get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time

5:40 pm:  arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate

5:55 pm:  prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat

6:10 pm:  board ExpressJet Airlines Inc. flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

6:20 pm:  this is your scheduled departure time
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 20 minutes

6:40 pm:  so this is your actual departure time
it takes the plane an average of 14 minutes to taxi to the runway

6:54 pm:  wheels up! take-off from TYR
fly for about 29 minutes in the air

7:23 pm (local time):  Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW)
Arlington (Texas) is the same time as Kilgore
taxi on the runway for an average of 15 minutes to the gate

7:38 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at DFW
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 36 minutes to your destination

8:14 pm (local time):  arrive in Arlington (Texas)

Total travel time: 5 hours

Flying non-stop from Kilgore to Arlington (Texas)

How far is Arlington (Texas) from Kilgore? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 132 miles or 213 km

Flight time: 31 minutes

Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 4 hours, 52 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 6.3x faster, and saves you about 4 hours in your total travel time.

Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

This is a relatively short flight in a private plane, but you might be planning to book a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.

Best day of the week to fly to Arlington (Texas)

Looking at flights on ExpressJet Airlines Inc. from TYR to DFW, here's a breakdown of the number of flights available each day:

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Based on these statistical results, we chose Thursday for the flight itinerary above.

Alternate flights from Kilgore to Arlington (Texas)

The most common route is TYR to DFW, so that's what we used in the sample itinerary. However, you may want to explore travel alternatives, you could try one of these routes:

  1. TYR to DFW
    Tyler Pounds Regional to Dallas/Fort Worth International
  2. GGG to DFW
    East Texas Regional to Dallas/Fort Worth International

Airlines that fly to Arlington (Texas)

We picked ExpressJet Airlines Inc. for your main flight, but there are other airlines that you should check if you're looking for the cheapest flight, or you need a different schedule. Check the websites of these airlines:

  1. ExpressJet Airlines Inc. (EV)
  2. Envoy Air (MQ)

Plan a trip to Arlington (Texas)

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Arlington, Texas. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Arlington (Texas). If you're looking for a place to stay, you might want to check out Hotel Zaza Dallas. A great place to eat might be Pecan Lodge. Trippy members can suggest things to do in Arlington (Texas) like Cowboys Stadium. Click the button below to explore Arlington (Texas) in detail.

What about the return flight?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from Arlington (Texas) to Kilgore, or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.

You can also compare the travel time if you were to drive instead. Get the full itinerary for a Kilgore to Arlington (Texas) road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Kilgore to Arlington (Texas)?

If you happen to know Kilgore, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Kilgore!

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At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 132 miles
flight time of 31 minutes
4 Arlington (Texas) travel answers


Arlington (Texas) Airports
  1. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
  2. Dallas Love Field

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