The cheapest times to fly from SLC to MAF are

  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 24th to February 25th (except the week of January 1st)

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 SLC to MAF is early December. Prices can be as high as $1035 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $376 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Midland

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Midland/Odessa, TX (MAF) will usually cost between $376 to $529 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 $386. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $626. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $240 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $412 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to MAF flight.

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

SLC to MAF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to MAF flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, 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 $58 (13%) 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 $402. Return trip prices are from the MAF to SLC 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 SLC to MAF 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 27 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 SLC to MAF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Angelo Regional/Mathis Field Airport (SJT) in San Angelo, TX

  • 108 miles (174 km) away from MAF
  • Usually 18.47% less expensive than MAF
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLC to SJT flights

Destination alternative #2: Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB) in Lubbock, TX

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from MAF
  • Usually 16.16% less expensive than MAF
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLC to LBB flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SLC to MAF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Midland International Air and Space Port Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 817 miles or 1315 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SLC to MAF?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to MAF flight is about 2 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Midland/Odessa, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from SLC to MAF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLC
Origination airport name Salt Lake City International Airport
City Salt Lake City, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -112

Return Airport

Destination code MAF
Destination airport name Midland International Air and Space Port Airport
City Midland/Odessa, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 31.9
Longitude -102.2


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