The cheapest times to fly from GJT to SHI are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of March 5th)
  • August 27th to November 11th (except the weeks of September 10th, September 24th, October 1st, and October 22nd)
  • late November to early December

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 SHI is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $5859 for Thursday flights during late July, or as low as $1807 for Wednesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Shimojishima

Flying from Grand Junction, CO (GJT) to Shimojishima (SHI) will usually cost between $2191 to $3827 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $2300. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $3664. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1364 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2673 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GJT to SHI flight.

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

GJT to SHI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GJT to SHI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Grand Junction. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SHI. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shimojishima. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $437 (13%) 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 $2409. Return trip prices are from the SHI to GJT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from GJT to SHI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 16 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking GJT to SHI

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 GJT to SHI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Hong Kong (GJT > HKG > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1434
  • Average savings: $1240 (46.37%)

See GJT to HKG flights

Hack #2: Manila (GJT > MNL > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $2035
  • Average savings: $638 (23.87%)

See GJT to MNL flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (GJT > LAS > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $2150
  • Average savings: $523 (19.57%)

See GJT to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GJT to SHI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, JAL, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shimojishima Airport to Grand Junction Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6822 miles or 10979 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GJT to SHI flight is about 13 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Grand Junction, CO and Shimojishima?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from GJT to SHI.


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 SHI
Destination airport name Shimojishima Airport
City Shimojishima
Country Japan
Latitude 24.8
Longitude 125.1


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