The cheapest times to fly from GJT to FSM are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • March 19th to July 22nd (except the weeks of April 30th and May 21st)
  • August 13th to November 11th (except the week of September 3rd)

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 GJT to FSM is early December. Prices can be as high as $1024 for Saturday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $476 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Fort Smith

Flying from Grand Junction, CO (GJT) to Fort Smith, AR (FSM) will usually cost between $476 to $589 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 $502. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $590. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $88 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $506 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GJT to FSM flight.

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

GJT to FSM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GJT to FSM flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Grand Junction. 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

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $65 (12%) 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 $481. Return trip prices are from the FSM to GJT 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 GJT to FSM 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 27 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 GJT to FSM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bill and Hillary Clinton Nat Adams Field Airport (LIT) in Little Rock, AR

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from FSM
  • Usually 35.18% less expensive than FSM
  • 1-layover flights available

See GJT to LIT flights

Destination alternative #2: Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) in Fayetteville, AR

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from FSM
  • Usually 34.98% less expensive than FSM
  • 1-layover flights available

See GJT to XNA flights

Destination alternative #3: Tulsa International Airport (TUL) in Tulsa, OK

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from FSM
  • Usually 33.50% less expensive than FSM
  • 1-layover flights available

See GJT to TUL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GJT to FSM? 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 Fort Smith Regional Airport to Grand Junction Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 820 miles or 1320 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GJT to FSM flight is about 2 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Grand Junction, CO and Fort Smith, AR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from GJT to FSM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GJT
Origination airport name Grand Junction Regional Airport
City Grand Junction, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.1
Longitude -108.5

Return Airport

Destination code FSM
Destination airport name Fort Smith Regional Airport
City Fort Smith, AR
Country the United States
Latitude 35.3
Longitude -94.4


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