The cheapest times to fly from VPS to DHN are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • July 30th to November 18th

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 VPS to DHN is early October. Prices can be as high as $1737 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $1085 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Dothan

Flying from Valparaiso, FL (VPS) to Dothan, AL (DHN) will usually cost between $1147 to $1368 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 $1142. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1395. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $253 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1236 can be considered a good price for a round-trip VPS to DHN flight.

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

VPS to DHN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the VPS to DHN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Destin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $8.96, which is above average.


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 $145 (10%) 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 $1216. Return trip prices are from the DHN to VPS 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 VPS to DHN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 8 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 VPS to DHN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pensacola International Airport (PNS) in Pensacola, FL

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from DHN
  • Usually 59.87% less expensive than DHN
  • 1-layover flights available

See VPS to PNS flights

Destination alternative #2: Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) in Panama City, FL

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from DHN
  • Usually 52.75% less expensive than DHN
  • 1-layover flights available

See VPS to ECP flights


Flight Hacking VPS to DHN

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 VPS to DHN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Atlanta, GA (VPS > ATL > DHN)

  • Price for both tickets: $441
  • Average savings: $796 (64.36%)

See VPS to ATL flights

Hack #2: Greer, SC (VPS > GSP > DHN)

  • Price for both tickets: $524
  • Average savings: $712 (57.61%)

See VPS to GSP flights

Hack #3: Orlando, FL (VPS > MCO > DHN)

  • Price for both tickets: $530
  • Average savings: $706 (57.12%)

See VPS to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from VPS to DHN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dothan Regional Airport to Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 86 miles or 138 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from VPS to DHN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop VPS to DHN flight is about 1 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Valparaiso, FL and Dothan, AL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from VPS to DHN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code VPS
Origination airport name Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport
City Valparaiso, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -86.5

Return Airport

Destination code DHN
Destination airport name Dothan Regional Airport
City Dothan, AL
Country the United States
Latitude 31.3
Longitude -85.4


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