The cheapest times to fly from ECP to OAJ are

  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • October 8th to November 18th
  • December 24th to March 11th (except the week of January 1st)

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 OAJ is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $642 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $235 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Jacksonville

Flying from Panama City, FL (ECP) to Jacksonville/Camp Lejeune, NC (OAJ) will usually cost between $243 to $478 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $261. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $415. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $153 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $316 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ECP to OAJ flight.

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

ECP to OAJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ECP to OAJ 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 $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


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 $96 (25%) 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 $272. Return trip prices are from the OAJ 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 OAJ 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 0 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 OAJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in Myrtle Beach, SC

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from OAJ
  • Usually 12.03% less expensive than OAJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See ECP to MYR flights

Destination alternative #2: Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in Wilmington, NC

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from OAJ
  • Usually 5.06% less expensive than OAJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See ECP to ILM flights

Destination alternative #3: Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport (FAY) in Fayetteville, NC

  • 73 miles (117 km) away from OAJ
  • Usually 0.32% less expensive than OAJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See ECP to FAY flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Albert J Ellis Airport to Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 567 miles or 912 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ECP to OAJ flight is about 2 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between Panama City, FL and Jacksonville/Camp Lejeune, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from ECP to OAJ.


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 OAJ
Destination airport name Albert J Ellis Airport
City Jacksonville/Camp Lejeune, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 34.8
Longitude -77.6


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