The cheapest times to fly from MAF to GRI are

  • January 1st to April 29th
  • May 28th to November 11th (except the week of July 30th)
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 GRI is mid October. Prices can be as high as $868 for Friday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $334 for Wednesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Grand Island

Flying from Midland/Odessa, TX (MAF) to Grand Island, NE (GRI) will usually cost between $370 to $514 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 $395. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $617. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $223 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $476 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAF to GRI flight.

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

MAF to GRI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MAF to GRI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Midland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.45, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Grand Island, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Midland. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $58 (12%) 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 $434. Return trip prices are from the GRI 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 GRI 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 10 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MAF to GRI? 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 Central Nebraska Regional Airport to Midland International Air and Space Port Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 660 miles or 1062 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAF to GRI flight is about 2 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Midland/Odessa, TX and Grand Island, NE?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from MAF to GRI.


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 GRI
Destination airport name Central Nebraska Regional Airport
City Grand Island, NE
Country the United States
Latitude 41
Longitude -98.3


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