The cheapest times to fly from GJT to AZA are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • July 16th to November 11th (except the weeks of September 10th, October 1st, and October 8th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from GJT to AZA is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $244 for Monday flights during late December, or as low as $114 for Sunday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Phoenix

Flying from Grand Junction, CO (GJT) to Phoenix, AZ (AZA) will usually cost between $119 to $192 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $117. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $217. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $100 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $144 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GJT to AZA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the GJT to AZA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

GJT to AZA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GJT to AZA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Grand Junction. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Phoenix, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Grand Junction. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $22 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $145. Return trip prices are from the AZA to GJT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from GJT to AZA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 46 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GJT to AZA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Allegiant, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Phoenix – Mesa Gateway Airport to Grand Junction Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 438 miles or 705 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from GJT to AZA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GJT to AZA flight is about 1 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Grand Junction, CO and Phoenix, AZ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from GJT to AZA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GJT
Origination airport name Grand Junction Regional Airport
City Grand Junction, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.1
Longitude -108.5

Return Airport

Destination code AZA
Destination airport name Phoenix – Mesa Gateway Airport
City Phoenix, AZ
Country the United States
Latitude 33.3
Longitude -111.7


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from GJT to AZA tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 38% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 38% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave AZA heading for GJT about 40 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Phoenix, AZ is about 36 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Allegiant: 40 minutes late


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