The cheapest times to fly from MSP to CWA are

  • April 2nd to June 3rd
  • September 10th to November 18th (except the week of September 17th)
  • 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 MSP to CWA is late April. Prices can be as high as $371 for Monday flights during mid December, or as low as $139 for Wednesday flights around late April.


When to Fly to Wausau

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Mosinee, WI (CWA) will usually cost between $149 to $296 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late April with an average ticket price of $171. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $274. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $103 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $209 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to CWA flight.

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

MSP to CWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to CWA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Minneapolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.75, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $92 (36%) 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 $162. Return trip prices are from the CWA to MSP 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 MSP to CWA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 18 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 MSP to CWA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: La Crosse Regional Airport (LSE) in La Crosse, WI

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from CWA
  • Usually 19.86% less expensive than CWA
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to LSE flights

Destination alternative #2: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 114 miles (183 km) away from CWA
  • Usually 14.35% less expensive than CWA
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to MSN flights

Destination alternative #3: Rhinelander/Oneida County Airport (RHI) in Rhinelander, WI

  • 60 miles (97 km) away from CWA
  • Usually 8.25% less expensive than CWA
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to RHI flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MSP to CWA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Central Wisconsin Airport to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 174 miles or 280 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MSP to CWA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to CWA flight is about 1 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Mosinee, WI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from MSP to CWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MSP
Origination airport name Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport
City Minneapolis, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 44.9
Longitude -93.2

Return Airport

Destination code CWA
Destination airport name Central Wisconsin Airport
City Mosinee, WI
Country the United States
Latitude 44.8
Longitude -89.7


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MSP to CWA tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 13% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 25% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CWA heading for MSP about 9 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Mosinee, WI is about 3 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Endeavor: 9 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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