The cheapest times to fly from FOR to TUS are

  • January 29th to February 11th
  • February 26th to June 24th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • October 15th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 5th)

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 FOR to TUS is mid May. Prices can be as high as $4099 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $1112 for Thursday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Tucson

Flying from Fortaleza (FOR) to Tucson, AZ (TUS) will usually cost between $1112 to $2290 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1189. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2480. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1291 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1492 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FOR to TUS flight.

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

FOR to TUS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FOR to TUS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Fortaleza. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TUS, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into FOR. 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 $280 (15%) 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 $1476. Return trip prices are from the TUS to FOR 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 FOR to TUS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 35 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking FOR to TUS

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 FOR to TUS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (FOR > MIA > TUS)

  • Price for both tickets: $789
  • Average savings: $704 (47.15%)

See FOR to MCO flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (FOR > MCO > TUS)

  • Price for both tickets: $944
  • Average savings: $548 (36.73%)

See FOR to MIA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (FOR > JFK > TUS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1086
  • Average savings: $407 (27.25%)

See FOR to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FOR to TUS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Tucson International Airport to Pinto Martins International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5338 miles or 8591 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FOR to TUS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FOR to TUS flight is about 10 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Fortaleza and Tucson, AZ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from FOR to TUS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FOR
Origination airport name Pinto Martins International Airport
City Fortaleza
Country Brazil
Latitude -3.8
Longitude -38.5

Return Airport

Destination code TUS
Destination airport name Tucson International Airport
City Tucson, AZ
Country the United States
Latitude 32.1
Longitude -110.9


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