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The cheapest times to fly from RAP to FWA are

  • July 30th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 8th)
  • December 3rd to March 11th (except the weeks of December 10th, December 17th, February 5th, and February 26th)

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 RAP to FWA is early December. Prices can be as high as $825 for Friday flights during late May, or as low as $294 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Fort Wayne

Flying from Rapid City, SD (RAP) to Fort Wayne, IN (FWA) will usually cost between $324 to $664 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 $363. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $679. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $315 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $477 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAP to FWA flight.

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

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RAP to FWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAP to FWA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Rapid City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $151 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $389. Return trip prices are from the FWA to RAP flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from RAP to FWA 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 40 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from RAP to FWA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 18.66% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to CVG flights

Destination alternative #2: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 18.45% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to MDW flights

Destination alternative #3: John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) in Columbus, OH

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 18.13% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to CMH flights

Destination alternative #4: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 16.35% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to GRR flights

Destination alternative #5: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 14.26% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to DTW flights

Destination alternative #6: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 12.37% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to IND flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RAP to FWA? 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 Fort Wayne International Airport to Rapid City Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 932 miles or 1500 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from RAP to FWA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAP to FWA flight is about 2 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Rapid City, SD and Fort Wayne, IN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from RAP to FWA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code RAP
Origination airport name Rapid City Regional Airport
City Rapid City, SD
Country the United States
Latitude 44
Longitude -103.1

Return Airport

Destination code FWA
Destination airport name Fort Wayne International Airport
City Fort Wayne, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 41
Longitude -85.2

 

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