The cheapest times to fly from ECP to CSG are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 5th)
  • May 21st to June 17th
  • August 20th to November 11th

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 ECP to CSG is early October. Prices can be as high as $1040 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $146 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Columbus

Flying from Panama City, FL (ECP) to Columbus, GA (CSG) will usually cost between $200 to $454 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $233. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $540. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $307 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $280 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ECP to CSG flight.

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

ECP to CSG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ECP to CSG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Panama City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.11, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $170 (45%) 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 $217. Return trip prices are from the CSG to ECP 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 ECP to CSG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 16 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 ECP to CSG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, GA

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from CSG
  • Usually 27.14% less expensive than CSG
  • Nonstop flights available

See ECP to ATL flights

Destination alternative #2: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in Birmingham, AL

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from CSG
  • Usually 6.43% less expensive than CSG
  • 1-layover flights available

See ECP to BHM flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ECP to CSG? 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 Columbus Airport to Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 157 miles or 253 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ECP to CSG flight is about 1 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Panama City, FL and Columbus, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from ECP to CSG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ECP
Origination airport name Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
City Panama City, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.4
Longitude -85.8

Return Airport

Destination code CSG
Destination airport name Columbus Airport
City Columbus, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 32.5
Longitude -84.9


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