The cheapest times to fly from SPS to TPA are
- January 1st to February 25th
- April 23rd to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
- May 28th to June 10th
- July 9th to September 23rd (except the weeks of July 23rd, August 13th, and August 27th)
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 SPS to TPA is early November. Prices can be as high as $843 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $350 for Wednesday flights around early November.
When to Fly to Tampa
Flying from Wichita Falls, TX (SPS) to Tampa, FL (TPA) will usually cost between $350 to $520 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $350. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $523. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $173 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $352 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SPS to TPA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SPS to TPA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SPS to TPA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Wichita Falls. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, 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 $42 (10%) 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 $359. Return trip prices are from the TPA to SPS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SPS to TPA 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 50 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 SPS to TPA while comparing.
- 81 miles (130 km) away from TPA
- Usually 0.57% less expensive than TPA
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SPS to TPA? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Tampa International Airport to Sheppard AFB/Wichita Falls Municipal Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1031 miles or 1659 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SPS to TPA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SPS to TPA flight is about 2 hour 50 minutes.
How many flights go between Wichita Falls, TX and Tampa, FL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from SPS to TPA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Sheppard AFB/Wichita Falls Municipal Airport|
|City||Wichita Falls, TX|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Tampa International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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