The cheapest times to fly from DFW to APN are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • May 21st to June 10th
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of October 1st)
  • early December

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 DFW to APN is early September. Prices can be as high as $916 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $282 for Wednesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Alpena

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Alpena, MI (APN) will usually cost between $286 to $613 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $337. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $577. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $240 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $446 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to APN flight.

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

DFW to APN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to APN 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 $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $177 (32%) 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 $370. Return trip prices are from the APN to DFW 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 DFW to APN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 58 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from DFW to APN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bishop International Airport (FNT) in Flint, MI

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from APN
  • Usually 31.95% less expensive than APN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to FNT flights

Destination alternative #2: MBS International Airport (MBS) in Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from APN
  • Usually 15.47% less expensive than APN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to MBS flights

Destination alternative #3: Chippewa County International Airport (CIU) in Sault Ste. Marie, MI

  • 92 miles (148 km) away from APN
  • Usually 2.24% less expensive than APN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to CIU flights

Destination alternative #4: Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse City, MI

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from APN
  • Usually 0.78% less expensive than APN
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to TVC flights


Flight Hacking DFW to APN

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 DFW to APN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Detroit, MI (DFW > DTW > APN)

  • Price for both tickets: $434
  • Average savings: $12 (2.75%)

See DFW to DTW flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DFW to APN? 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 Alpena County Regional Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1107 miles or 1782 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DFW to APN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to APN flight is about 2 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Alpena, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 26 available flights from DFW to APN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DFW
Origination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97

Return Airport

Destination code APN
Destination airport name Alpena County Regional Airport
City Alpena, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 45.1
Longitude -83.6


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