The cheapest times to fly from VPS to LCK are

  • July 16th to August 19th (except the weeks of July 23rd and August 6th)
  • September 3rd to September 30th (except the week of September 10th)

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 VPS to LCK is early August. Prices can be as high as $305 for Sunday flights during early to mid September, or as low as $152 for Thursday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Columbus

Flying from Valparaiso, FL (VPS) to Columbus, OH (LCK) will usually cost between $154 to $286 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $167. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid September, with an average price of $242. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $75 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $211 can be considered a good price for a round-trip VPS to LCK flight.

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

VPS to LCK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the VPS to LCK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Destin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $52 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $182. Return trip prices are from the LCK to VPS 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 VPS to LCK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 12 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from VPS to LCK? 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 Rickenbacker International Airport to Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 676 miles or 1088 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from VPS to LCK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop VPS to LCK flight is about 2 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Valparaiso, FL and Columbus, OH?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code VPS
Origination airport name Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport
City Valparaiso, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -86.5

Return Airport

Destination code LCK
Destination airport name Rickenbacker International Airport
City Columbus, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 39.8
Longitude -82.9


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from VPS to LCK tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 25% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 63% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LCK heading for VPS about 1 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Columbus, OH is about 1 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Allegiant: 1 minutes late


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