The cheapest times to fly from FAI to GJT are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 2nd to April 29th
  • July 9th to July 29th (except the week of July 16th)
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 FAI to GJT is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1323 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $512 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Grand Junction

Flying from Fairbanks, AK (FAI) to Grand Junction, CO (GJT) will usually cost between $512 to $998 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $527. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1306. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $779 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $733 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAI to GJT flight.

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

FAI to GJT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAI to GJT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Fairbanks. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $154 (19%) 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 $653. Return trip prices are from the GJT to FAI 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 FAI to GJT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 15 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking FAI to GJT

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 FAI to GJT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (FAI > SEA > GJT)

  • Price for both tickets: $558
  • Average savings: $175 (23.87%)

See FAI to SEA flights

Hack #2: Phoenix, AZ (FAI > PHX > GJT)

  • Price for both tickets: $679
  • Average savings: $54 (7.37%)

See FAI to PHX flights

Hack #3: Salt Lake City, UT (FAI > SLC > GJT)

  • Price for both tickets: $691
  • Average savings: $43 (5.8%)

See FAI to SLC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FAI to GJT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Grand Junction Regional Airport to Fairbanks International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2368 miles or 3811 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FAI to GJT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAI to GJT flight is about 5 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Fairbanks, AK and Grand Junction, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from FAI to GJT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FAI
Origination airport name Fairbanks International Airport
City Fairbanks, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 64.8
Longitude -147.9

Return Airport

Destination code GJT
Destination airport name Grand Junction Regional Airport
City Grand Junction, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.1
Longitude -108.5


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