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The cheapest times to fly from ATL to ECP are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 14th to June 10th (except the week of May 21st)
  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • August 20th to December 16th (except the weeks of August 27th, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 ATL to ECP is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $666 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $139 for Wednesday flights around late May to early June.

 

When to Fly to Panama City

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Panama City, FL (ECP) will usually cost between $153 to $288 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $180. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $335. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $154 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $203 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to ECP flight.

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

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ATL to ECP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to ECP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.53, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $51 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $179. Return trip prices are from the ECP to ATL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ATL to ECP can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 25 minutes may be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from ATL to ECP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Southwest Georgia Regional Airport (ABY) in Albany, GA

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from ECP
  • Usually 5.91% less expensive than ECP
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to ABY flights

Destination alternative #2: Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) in Valparaiso, FL

  • 44 miles (71 km) away from ECP
  • Usually 0.74% less expensive than ECP
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to VPS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ATL to ECP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 240 miles or 386 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ATL to ECP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to ECP flight is about 1 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Panama City, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from ATL to ECP.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeATL
Origination airport nameHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
CityAtlanta, GA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.6
Longitude-84.4

Return Airport

Destination codeECP
Destination airport nameNorthwest Florida Beaches International Airport
CityPanama City, FL
Countrythe United States
Latitude30.4
Longitude-85.8

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to ECP tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 29% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 6% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ECP heading for ATL about 16 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Panama City, FL is about 10 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 16 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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