The cheapest times to fly from PGD to SPI are

  • January 8th to February 18th (except the week of February 5th)
  • July 16th to August 5th (except the week of July 23rd)
  • October 1st to November 11th

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 PGD to SPI is mid July. Prices can be as high as $461 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $181 for Wednesday flights around mid July.


When to Fly to Springfield

Flying from Punta Gorda, FL (PGD) to Springfield, IL (SPI) will usually cost between $190 to $416 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid July with an average ticket price of $189. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $444. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $255 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $247 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PGD to SPI flight.

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

PGD to SPI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PGD to SPI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Punta Gorda. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $73 (23%) 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 $227. Return trip prices are from the SPI to PGD 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 PGD to SPI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 46 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 PGD to SPI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Scott AFB/MidAmerica Airport (BLV) in Belleville, IL

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from SPI
  • Usually 12.37% less expensive than SPI
  • Nonstop flights available

See PGD to BLV flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PGD to SPI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Allegiant, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport to Punta Gorda Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 996 miles or 1603 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PGD to SPI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PGD to SPI flight is about 2 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Punta Gorda, FL and Springfield, IL?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PGD
Origination airport name Punta Gorda Airport
City Punta Gorda, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.9
Longitude -82

Return Airport

Destination code SPI
Destination airport name Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
City Springfield, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 39.8
Longitude -89.7


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from PGD to SPI tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 11% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 67% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SPI heading for PGD about 10 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Springfield, IL is about 14 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Allegiant: 10 minutes early


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