The cheapest times to fly from GGG to SXM are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • July 2nd to July 15th

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 GGG to SXM is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $1464 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $668 for Tuesday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to Sint Maarten

Flying from Longview, TX (GGG) to Philipsburg (SXM) will usually cost between $670 to $884 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $694. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1077. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $383 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $708 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GGG to SXM flight.

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

GGG to SXM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GGG to SXM flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Longview. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SXM, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into GGG. Saturdays 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 $121 (15%) 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 $683. Return trip prices are from the SXM to GGG 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 GGG to SXM can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 56 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 GGG to SXM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cyril E King Airport (STT) in Charlotte Amalie, VI

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from SXM
  • Usually 1.41% less expensive than SXM
  • 1-layover flights available

See GGG to STT flights


Flight Hacking GGG to SXM

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 GGG to SXM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (GGG > MIA > SXM)

  • Price for both tickets: $629
  • Average savings: $79 (11.16%)

See GGG to MIA flights

Hack #2: Fort Lauderdale, FL (GGG > FLL > SXM)

  • Price for both tickets: $643
  • Average savings: $65 (9.18%)

See GGG to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GGG to SXM? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Princess Juliana International Airport to East Texas Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2198 miles or 3537 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from GGG to SXM?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GGG to SXM flight is about 4 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Longview, TX and Philipsburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from GGG to SXM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GGG
Origination airport name East Texas Regional Airport
City Longview, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.4
Longitude -94.7

Return Airport

Destination code SXM
Destination airport name Princess Juliana International Airport
City Philipsburg
Country Sint Maarten
Latitude 18
Longitude -63.1


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