The cheapest times to fly from REC to PHX are

  • February 19th to June 10th
  • October 22nd to December 2nd

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 REC to PHX is mid March. Prices can be as high as $4038 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $1239 for Tuesday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to Phoenix

Flying from Recife (REC) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX) will usually cost between $1304 to $3558 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $1423. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $3511. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2088 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2087 can be considered a good price for a round-trip REC to PHX flight.

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

REC to PHX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the REC to PHX flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Recife. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Phoenix, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Recife. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $733 (29%) 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 $1775. Return trip prices are from the PHX to REC 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 REC to PHX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 25 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking REC to PHX

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from REC to PHX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (REC > MIA > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $814
  • Average savings: $1274 (61.02%)

See REC to MCO flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (REC > MCO > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1105
  • Average savings: $982 (47.05%)

See REC to MIA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (REC > JFK > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1145
  • Average savings: $942 (45.14%)

See REC to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to Guararapes Gilberto Freyre International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5794 miles or 9325 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop REC to PHX flight is about 11 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Recife and Phoenix, AZ?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code REC
Origination airport name Guararapes Gilberto Freyre International Airport
City Recife
Country Brazil
Latitude -8.1
Longitude -34.9

Return Airport

Destination code PHX
Destination airport name Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City Phoenix, AZ
Country the United States
Latitude 33.4
Longitude -112


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