The cheapest times to fly from TYS to GGG are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • July 9th to August 5th

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 TYS to GGG is early August. Prices can be as high as $626 for Sunday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $324 for Tuesday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Longview

Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to Longview, TX (GGG) will usually cost between $324 to $457 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $324. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $502. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $178 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $327 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to GGG flight.

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

TYS to GGG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYS to GGG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Knoxville. 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. 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 $75 (19%) 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 $327. Return trip prices are from the GGG to TYS 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 TYS to GGG 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 10 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 TYS to GGG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Shreveport Regional Airport (SHV) in Shreveport, LA

  • 52 miles (84 km) away from GGG
  • Usually 14.98% less expensive than GGG
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to SHV flights

Destination alternative #2: Alexandria International Airport (AEX) in Alexandria, LA

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from GGG
  • Usually 2.45% less expensive than GGG
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to AEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TYS to GGG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from East Texas Regional Airport to McGhee Tyson Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 657 miles or 1057 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from TYS to GGG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYS to GGG flight is about 2 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Knoxville, TN and Longview, TX?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TYS
Origination airport name McGhee Tyson Airport
City Knoxville, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35.8
Longitude -84

Return Airport

Destination code GGG
Destination airport name East Texas Regional Airport
City Longview, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.4
Longitude -94.7


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