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The cheapest times to fly from DAL to ECP are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • July 23rd to December 16th (except the weeks of July 30th, August 27th, October 8th, 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 DAL to ECP is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1172 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $304 for Wednesday flights around mid August.

 

When to Fly to Panama City

Flying from Dallas, TX (DAL) to Panama City, FL (ECP) will usually cost between $304 to $524 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $304. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $594. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $290 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $347 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DAL to ECP flight.

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

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DAL to ECP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DAL to ECP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

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 $99 (24%) 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 $322. Return trip prices are from the ECP to DAL 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 DAL to ECP can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 11 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 DAL to ECP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) in Mobile, AL

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from ECP
  • Usually 1.15% less expensive than ECP
  • 1-layover flights available

See DAL to MOB flights

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

  • 44 miles (71 km) away from ECP
  • Usually 0.87% less expensive than ECP
  • 1-layover flights available

See DAL to VPS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport to Dallas Love Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 672 miles or 1081 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DAL to ECP flight is about 2 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas, TX and Panama City, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 41 available flights from DAL to ECP.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDAL
Origination airport nameDallas Love Field Airport
CityDallas, TX
Countrythe United States
Latitude32.8
Longitude-96.9

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 DAL 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 DAL about 6 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Panama City, FL is about 1 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 6 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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