The cheapest times to fly from FWA to GTR are

  • June 25th to September 30th (except the weeks of July 2nd, July 9th, and September 10th)
  • December 3rd to February 18th (except the weeks of December 24th and February 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 FWA to GTR is late January. Prices can be as high as $924 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $250 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Columbus

Flying from Fort Wayne, IN (FWA) to Columbus, MS (GTR) will usually cost between $310 to $648 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $337. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $609. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $272 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $414 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FWA to GTR flight.

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

FWA to GTR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FWA to GTR 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 $0.47, 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. 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 $241 (42%) 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 $320. Return trip prices are from the GTR 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 GTR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 59 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 GTR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Memphis International Airport (MEM) in Memphis, TN

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 30.43% less expensive than GTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See FWA to MEM flights

Destination alternative #2: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in Birmingham, AL

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 28.14% less expensive than GTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See FWA to BHM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Golden Triangle Regional Airport to Fort Wayne International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 553 miles or 890 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FWA to GTR flight is about 1 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Wayne, IN and Columbus, MS?

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


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 GTR
Destination airport name Golden Triangle Regional Airport
City Columbus, MS
Country the United States
Latitude 33.4
Longitude -88.6


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