The cheapest times to fly from CWA to IST are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • September 10th to October 14th (except the week of October 1st)
  • October 29th to December 9th

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 CWA to IST is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1972 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $993 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Mosinee, WI (CWA) to Istanbul (IST) will usually cost between $1062 to $1713 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1082. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1784. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $703 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1265 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CWA to IST flight.

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

CWA to IST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CWA to IST flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Wausau. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IST, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into CWA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Istanbul, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Wausau. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $99 (7%) 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 $1253. Return trip prices are from the IST to CWA 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 CWA to IST can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CWA to IST

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CWA to IST — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mulhouse (CWA > BSL > IST)

  • Price for both tickets: $974
  • Average savings: $291 (22.97%)

See CWA to BSL flights

Hack #2: Berlin (CWA > TXL > IST)

  • Price for both tickets: $1046
  • Average savings: $219 (17.32%)

See CWA to TXL flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (CWA > EWR > IST)

  • Price for both tickets: $1050
  • Average savings: $215 (16.96%)

See CWA to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CWA to IST? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, atlasglobal, British Airways, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ataturk Airport to Central Wisconsin Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5394 miles or 8681 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CWA to IST?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CWA to IST flight is about 10 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Mosinee, WI and Istanbul?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CWA
Origination airport name Central Wisconsin Airport
City Mosinee, WI
Country the United States
Latitude 44.8
Longitude -89.7

Return Airport

Destination code IST
Destination airport name Ataturk Airport
City Istanbul
Country Turkey
Latitude 41
Longitude 28.8


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