The cheapest times to fly from LEX to SPS are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • July 9th to July 22nd

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 LEX to SPS is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $653 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $320 for Wednesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Wichita Falls

Flying from Lexington, KY (LEX) to Wichita Falls, TX (SPS) will usually cost between $320 to $458 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 $323. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $461. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $139 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $328 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEX to SPS flight.

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

LEX to SPS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LEX to SPS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lexington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SPS, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LEX. 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 $69 (17%) 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 $329. Return trip prices are from the SPS to LEX 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 LEX to SPS 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 28 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 LEX to SPS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Abilene Regional Airport (ABI) in Abilene, TX

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from SPS
  • Usually 1.83% less expensive than SPS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LEX to ABI flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LEX to SPS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Sheppard AFB/Wichita Falls Municipal Airport to Blue Grass Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 824 miles or 1326 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LEX to SPS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEX to SPS flight is about 2 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Lexington, KY and Wichita Falls, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from LEX to SPS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LEX
Origination airport name Blue Grass Airport
City Lexington, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 38
Longitude -84.6

Return Airport

Destination code SPS
Destination airport name Sheppard AFB/Wichita Falls Municipal Airport
City Wichita Falls, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 34
Longitude -98.5


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