The cheapest times to fly from PHX to CEZ are

  • October 8th to December 31st

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 PHX to CEZ is mid December. Prices can be as high as $354 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $183 for Thursday flights around mid December.


When to Fly to Cortez

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Cortez, CO (CEZ) will usually cost between $183 to $349 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid December with an average ticket price of $203. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $287. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $84 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $266 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to CEZ flight.

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

PHX to CEZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHX to CEZ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.5, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $82 (26%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $237. Return trip prices are from the CEZ to PHX 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 PHX to CEZ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 34 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 PHX to CEZ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Grand Junction, CO

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from CEZ
  • Usually 8.65% less expensive than CEZ
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHX to GJT flights

Destination alternative #2: Durango La Plata County Airport (DRO) in Durango, CO

  • 50 miles (80 km) away from CEZ
  • Usually 5.26% less expensive than CEZ
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHX to DRO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PHX to CEZ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Boutique Air, Delta, Key Lime Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cortez Municipal Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 328 miles or 528 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PHX to CEZ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to CEZ flight is about 1 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Cortez, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from PHX to CEZ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePHX
Origination airport namePhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
CityPhoenix, AZ
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeCEZ
Destination airport nameCortez Municipal Airport
CityCortez, CO
Countrythe United States


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