The cheapest times to fly from MAF to DFW are

  • July 30th to November 4th
  • December 3rd to March 4th (except the week of December 24th)

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 DFW is early December. Prices can be as high as $468 for Monday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $247 for Saturday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Midland/Odessa, TX (MAF) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $247 to $358 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 $257. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $373. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $116 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $294 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAF to DFW flight.

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

MAF to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MAF to DFW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Midland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.59, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $21 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $284. Return trip prices are from the DFW 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 DFW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 32 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from MAF to DFW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (TYR) in Tyler, TX

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from DFW
  • Usually 1.02% less expensive than DFW
  • 1-layover flights available

See MAF to TYR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MAF to DFW? 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 Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Midland International Air and Space Port Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 308 miles or 496 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAF to DFW flight is about 1 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Midland/Odessa, TX and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?

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


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 DFW
Destination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MAF to DFW tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 24% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 42% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for MAF about 14 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX is about 8 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 12 minutes late
  • Mesa: 15 minutes late


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