The cheapest times to fly from MAF to AUH are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of March 12th and April 9th)
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 MAF to AUH is mid October. Prices can be as high as $2827 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1037 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Abu Dhabi

Flying from Midland/Odessa, TX (MAF) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) will usually cost between $1054 to $1647 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $1044. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1889. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $844 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1246 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAF to AUH flight.

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

MAF to AUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MAF to AUH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Midland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AUH, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MAF. 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 $118 (7%) 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 $1198. Return trip prices are from the AUH to MAF 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 MAF to AUH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 50 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MAF to AUH

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 MAF to AUH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Madrid (MAF > MAD > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1189
  • Average savings: $57 (4.57%)

See MAF to MAD flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (MAF > LGA > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1224
  • Average savings: $22 (1.77%)

See MAF to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MAF to AUH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, British Airways, Gulf Air, Lufthansa, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Abu Dhabi International Airport to Midland International Air and Space Port Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8251 miles or 13279 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MAF to AUH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAF to AUH flight is about 15 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Midland/Odessa, TX and Abu Dhabi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 34 available flights from MAF to AUH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MAF
Origination airport name Midland International Air and Space Port Airport
City Midland/Odessa, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 31.9
Longitude -102.2

Return Airport

Destination code AUH
Destination airport name Abu Dhabi International Airport
City Abu Dhabi
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 24.4
Longitude 54.7


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