The cheapest times to fly from AZA to FSD are

  • January 8th to January 21st
  • July 16th to November 18th (except the weeks of September 24th and November 5th)

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 AZA to FSD is early August. Prices can be as high as $482 for Wednesday flights during mid December, or as low as $170 for Thursday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Sioux Falls

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (AZA) to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD) will usually cost between $184 to $414 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 $179. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $445. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $266 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $267 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AZA to FSD flight.

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

AZA to FSD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AZA to FSD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Sioux Falls, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Phoenix. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $36 (12%) 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 $263. Return trip prices are from the FSD to AZA 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 AZA to FSD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 55 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AZA to FSD? 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 Joe Foss Field Airport to Phoenix – Mesa Gateway Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1072 miles or 1725 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AZA to FSD flight is about 2 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Sioux Falls, SD?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code FSD
Destination airport name Joe Foss Field Airport
City Sioux Falls, SD
Country the United States
Latitude 43.6
Longitude -96.7


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from AZA to FSD tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 5% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 35% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave FSD heading for AZA about 3 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Sioux Falls, SD is about 10 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Allegiant: 3 minutes early


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