The cheapest times to fly from GTR to FWA are

  • April 23rd to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • June 18th to August 12th (except the weeks of June 25th and July 16th)
  • October 29th to November 18th (except the week of November 5th)
  • December 3rd to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)

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 GTR to FWA is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $970 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $230 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Fort Wayne

Flying from Columbus, MS (GTR) to Fort Wayne, IN (FWA) will usually cost between $250 to $640 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $330. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $634. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $304 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $440 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GTR to FWA flight.

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

GTR to FWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GTR to FWA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Columbus. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.49, which is 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 $301. Return trip prices are from the FWA to GTR 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 GTR to FWA 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 GTR to FWA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 20.68% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See GTR to IND flights

Destination alternative #2: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 18.30% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See GTR to MDW flights

Destination alternative #3: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 15.91% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See GTR to DTW flights

Destination alternative #4: South Bend International Airport (SBN) in South Bend, IN

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 6.82% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See GTR to SBN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GTR to FWA? 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 Fort Wayne International Airport to Golden Triangle Regional Airport?

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from GTR to FWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code FWA
Destination airport name Fort Wayne International Airport
City Fort Wayne, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 41
Longitude -85.2


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