The cheapest times to fly from FWA to FSD are

  • March 12th to March 25th
  • August 13th to February 18th (except the weeks of October 15th, November 26th, December 17th, and December 24th)

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 FWA to FSD is mid January. Prices can be as high as $641 for Monday flights during early July, or as low as $278 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Sioux Falls

Flying from Fort Wayne, IN (FWA) to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD) will usually cost between $308 to $526 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 $329. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $478. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $149 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $381 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FWA to FSD flight.

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

FWA to FSD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FWA to FSD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Fort Wayne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.38, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $100 (22%) 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 $338. Return trip prices are from the FSD to FWA 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 FWA to FSD 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 5 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FWA to FSD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Joe Foss Field Airport to Fort Wayne International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 616 miles or 991 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FWA to FSD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FWA to FSD flight is about 2 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Wayne, IN and Sioux Falls, SD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 36 available flights from FWA to FSD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FWA
Origination airport name Fort Wayne International Airport
City Fort Wayne, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 41
Longitude -85.2

Return Airport

Destination code FSD
Destination airport name Joe Foss Field Airport
City Sioux Falls, SD
Country the United States
Latitude 43.6
Longitude -96.7


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