The cheapest times to fly from FSM to ATL are
- April 23rd to May 13th
- August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of September 3rd and September 24th)
- December 3rd to February 25th (except the weeks of December 10th and December 17th)
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 FSM to ATL is early December. Prices can be as high as $492 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $274 for Wednesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Atlanta
Flying from Fort Smith, AR (FSM) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $291 to $397 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $312. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $375. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $63 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $332 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FSM to ATL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the FSM to ATL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the FSM to ATL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Fort Smith. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.36, which is a bit above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday 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 $45 (13%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $310. Return trip prices are from the ATL to FSM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from FSM to ATL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 1 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 FSM to ATL while comparing.
- 134 miles (216 km) away from ATL
- Usually 14.76% less expensive than ATL
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from FSM to ATL? 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 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Fort Smith Regional Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 578 miles or 930 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from FSM to ATL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop FSM to ATL flight is about 2 hour 1 minutes.
How many flights go between Fort Smith, AR and Atlanta, GA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from FSM to ATL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Fort Smith Regional Airport|
|City||Fort Smith, AR|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from FSM to ATL tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 19% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ATL heading for FSM about 20 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Atlanta, GA is about 4 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: 20 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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