The cheapest times to fly from SLA to SPI are

  • January 15th to March 4th (except the week of February 5th)
  • May 7th to July 1st
  • August 20th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 15th and October 22nd)

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 SLA to SPI is early October. Prices can be as high as $9645 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $1231 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Springfield

Flying from Salta (SLA) to Springfield, IL (SPI) will usually cost between $1374 to $3351 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1610. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3113. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1502 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2013 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLA to SPI flight.

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

SLA to SPI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLA to SPI flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Salta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $1204 (43%) 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 $1529. Return trip prices are from the SPI to SLA 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 SLA to SPI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 30 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 SLA to SPI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) in St. Louis, MO

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from SPI
  • Usually 10.66% less expensive than SPI
  • 2-layover flights available

See SLA to STL flights

Destination alternative #2: Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) in Bloomington/Normal, IL

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from SPI
  • Usually 10.33% less expensive than SPI
  • 2-layover flights available

See SLA to BMI flights

Destination alternative #3: University of Illinois/Willard Airport (CMI) in Champaign/Urbana, IL

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from SPI
  • Usually 7.35% less expensive than SPI
  • 2-layover flights available

See SLA to CMI flights

Destination alternative #4: Quad City International Airport (MLI) in Moline, IL

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from SPI
  • Usually 5.96% less expensive than SPI
  • 2-layover flights available

See SLA to MLI flights


Flight Hacking SLA to SPI

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 SLA to SPI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (SLA > MIA > SPI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1265
  • Average savings: $749 (37.18%)

See SLA to MCO flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (SLA > MCO > SPI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1345
  • Average savings: $668 (33.18%)

See SLA to MIA flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (SLA > LAX > SPI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1414
  • Average savings: $599 (29.76%)

See SLA to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, American, BoA, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4733 miles or 7617 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLA to SPI flight is about 9 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Salta and Springfield, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from SLA to SPI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLA
Origination airport name Salta Airport
City Salta
Country Argentina
Latitude -24.9
Longitude -65.5

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


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