The cheapest times to fly from CLT to VPS are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • May 21st to June 17th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 CLT to VPS is early November. Prices can be as high as $713 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $176 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Destin

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Valparaiso, FL (VPS) will usually cost between $193 to $388 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $283. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $381. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $98 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $348 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to VPS flight.

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

CLT to VPS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to VPS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Charlotte. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.47, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Destin, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Charlotte. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $80 (23%) 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 $273. Return trip prices are from the VPS to CLT 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 CLT to VPS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 49 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 CLT to VPS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) in Panama City, FL

  • 44 miles (71 km) away from VPS
  • Usually 21.84% less expensive than VPS
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to ECP flights

Destination alternative #2: Dothan Regional Airport (DHN) in Dothan, AL

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from VPS
  • Usually 8.91% less expensive than VPS
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLT to DHN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CLT to VPS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport to Charlotte Douglas International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 460 miles or 740 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to VPS flight is about 1 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and Valparaiso, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from CLT to VPS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CLT
Origination airport name Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City Charlotte, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35.2
Longitude -80.9

Return Airport

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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from CLT to VPS tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 19% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 37% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave VPS heading for CLT about 5 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Valparaiso, FL is about 4 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • PSA: 5 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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