The cheapest times to fly from TYS to PGD are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • July 23rd to October 28th (except the week of October 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 TYS to PGD is mid August. Prices can be as high as $376 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $126 for Wednesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Punta Gorda

Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to Punta Gorda, FL (PGD) will usually cost between $140 to $280 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $133. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $324. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $191 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $179 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to PGD flight.

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

TYS to PGD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYS to PGD 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 $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $48 (21%) 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 $173. Return trip prices are from the PGD 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 PGD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 6 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from TYS to PGD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: St Pete Clearwater International Airport (PIE) in St. Petersburg, FL

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from PGD
  • Usually 4.48% less expensive than PGD
  • Nonstop flights available

See TYS to PIE flights

Destination alternative #2: Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) in Sanford, FL

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from PGD
  • Usually 1.96% less expensive than PGD
  • Nonstop flights available

See TYS to SFB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Allegiant, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Punta Gorda Airport to McGhee Tyson Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 625 miles or 1006 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYS to PGD flight is about 2 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Knoxville, TN and Punta Gorda, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from TYS to PGD.


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 PGD
Destination airport name Punta Gorda Airport
City Punta Gorda, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.9
Longitude -82


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from TYS to PGD tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 33% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 39% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PGD heading for TYS about 4 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Punta Gorda, FL is about 17 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Allegiant: 4 minutes late


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