The cheapest times to fly from DFW to SPS are

  • January 8th to November 11th (except the weeks of February 19th, February 26th, March 5th, May 7th, May 14th, July 23rd, August 20th, and August 27th)

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 SPS is early November. Prices can be as high as $649 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $247 for Thursday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Wichita Falls

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Wichita Falls, TX (SPS) will usually cost between $247 to $272 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 $247. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $309. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $62 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $257 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to SPS flight.

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

DFW to SPS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to SPS 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 $1.41, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $13 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $247. Return trip prices are from the SPS 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 SPS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 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 DFW to SPS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Will Rogers World Airport (OKC) in Oklahoma City, OK

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from SPS
  • Usually 33.85% less expensive than SPS
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to OKC flights

Destination alternative #2: Abilene Regional Airport (ABI) in Abilene, TX

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from SPS
  • Usually 1.56% less expensive than SPS
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to ABI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: American, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sheppard AFB/Wichita Falls Municipal Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 113 miles or 182 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to SPS flight is about 1 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Wichita Falls, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from DFW to SPS.


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 SPS
Destination airport name Sheppard AFB/Wichita Falls Municipal Airport
City Wichita Falls, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 34
Longitude -98.5


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to SPS tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 11% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 31% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SPS heading for DFW about 2 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Wichita Falls, TX is about 1 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Envoy: 2 minutes late


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