19.2 nycflights13

  • The nycflights13 package contains airline on-time data for all flights departing NYC in 2013, as well as useful ‘metadata’ on airlines, airports, weather, and planes in various other data frames.

    • airlines contains data about each flight

    • airlines contains data about each airline

    • airports records data about each airport

    • weather records data about the weather at the origin airports.

    • planes records data about each plane.

  • The relationship between these data frames can be seen below.

nycfilghts13 package

Figure 19.1: nycfilghts13 package