The cheapest times to fly from FWA to GJT are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • August 6th to October 7th
  • October 22nd 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 FWA to GJT is mid January. Prices can be as high as $991 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $402 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Grand Junction

Flying from Fort Wayne, IN (FWA) to Grand Junction, CO (GJT) will usually cost between $444 to $845 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 $520. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $821. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $302 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $595 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FWA to GJT flight.

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

FWA to GJT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FWA to GJT flight is 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 $0.3, 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Grand Junction, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Fort Wayne. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $215 (30%) 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 $509. Return trip prices are from the GJT 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 GJT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 12 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 FWA to GJT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) in Montrose/Delta, CO

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from GJT
  • Usually 28.40% less expensive than GJT
  • 2-layover flights available

See FWA to MTJ flights

Destination alternative #2: Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) in Eagle, CO

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from GJT
  • Usually 21.18% less expensive than GJT
  • 1-layover flights available

See FWA to EGE flights

Destination alternative #3: Durango La Plata County Airport (DRO) in Durango, CO

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from GJT
  • Usually 5.38% less expensive than GJT
  • 1-layover flights available

See FWA to DRO flights


Flight Hacking FWA 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 FWA to GJT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Phoenix, AZ (FWA > AZA > GJT)

  • Price for both tickets: $430
  • Average savings: $166 (27.82%)

See FWA to AZA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FWA to GJT? 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 Grand Junction Regional Airport to Fort Wayne International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1237 miles or 1991 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FWA to GJT flight is about 3 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Wayne, IN and Grand Junction, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from FWA to GJT.


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 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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