The cheapest times to fly from DFW to MAF are

  • August 6th to October 28th
  • November 19th to March 4th (except the week of 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 DFW to MAF is mid October. Prices can be as high as $468 for Monday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $247 for Saturday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Midland

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Midland/Odessa, TX (MAF) will usually cost between $247 to $361 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $260. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $341. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $82 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $295 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to MAF flight.

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

DFW to MAF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to MAF 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 $0.59, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $21 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $284. Return trip prices are from the MAF 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 MAF can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 32 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 DFW to MAF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB) in Lubbock, TX

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from MAF
  • Usually 13.39% less expensive than MAF
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to LBB flights

Destination alternative #2: San Angelo Regional/Mathis Field Airport (SJT) in San Angelo, TX

  • 108 miles (174 km) away from MAF
  • Usually 10.17% less expensive than MAF
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to SJT flights

Destination alternative #3: Cavern City Air Terminal Airport (CNM) in Carlsbad, NM

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from MAF
  • Usually 9.15% less expensive than MAF
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to CNM flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DFW to MAF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Midland International Air and Space Port Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 308 miles or 496 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to MAF flight is about 1 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Midland/Odessa, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 38 available flights from DFW to MAF.


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 MAF
Destination airport name Midland International Air and Space Port Airport
City Midland/Odessa, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 31.9
Longitude -102.2


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to MAF tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 24% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 20% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MAF heading for DFW about 8 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Midland/Odessa, TX is about 6 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 10 minutes late
  • Mesa: 7 minutes late


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