The cheapest times to fly from CIU to GJT are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 2nd to June 3rd (except the week of May 21st)
  • October 22nd to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, and December 24th)

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 CIU to GJT is early December. Prices can be as high as $1014 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $366 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Grand Junction

Flying from Sault Ste. Marie, MI (CIU) to Grand Junction, CO (GJT) will usually cost between $493 to $839 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $488. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1014. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $526 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $653 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CIU to GJT flight.

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

CIU to GJT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CIU to GJT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Sault Ste. Marie. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $113 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $603. Return trip prices are from the GJT to CIU 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 CIU to GJT can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 20 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Grand Junction Regional Airport to Chippewa County International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1311 miles or 2110 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CIU to GJT flight is about 3 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Sault Ste. Marie, MI and Grand Junction, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from CIU to GJT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CIU
Origination airport name Chippewa County International Airport
City Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 46.3
Longitude -84.5

Return Airport

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


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