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On the watch for the best fares for Northwest Arkansas


A program of the Northwest Arkansas Council dedicated to helping air travelers find the best fares and encouraging passengers to fly from the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport. We’ll work with companies to encourage their use of XNA, and help leisure travelers size up how they can get the best deals. Flying from XNA benefits the Northwest Arkansas economy!

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Cost Calculator

We know decisions about purchasing airfare are important and can be complicated so we created this cost calculator to help users size up the cost of flying from the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport compared to airports in Tulsa and Kansas City. It’s possible that the airfares are lower at those other airports, but it’s probably not the case once you factor in the cost of driving, the cost of parking and other costs. How much time are you willing to invest into saving a few bucks? You do the math. Our calculator walks you through the process.

Tulsa XNA Kansas City
Input Flight Fare
Driving Distance To Airport
Driving Cost To Airport 62.64 6.38 139.20
Driving Distance From Airport
Driving Cost From Airport 62.64 6.38 139.20
Airport Parking Per Day* 8 6 7.50
How Many Parking Days?
Total Parking Cost 8 6 7.50
Toll Road 6 0 0
Total Travel Cost 139** 19** 286**
**Total cost shown doesn’t include flight costs until you “Input Flight Fare”

*Least expensive parking prices.

XNA Airport
September 17, 2019

2 of 3 Legacy Carriers Saw Travel Increases Despite Competition

Two of the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport’s three legacy carriers saw far better summertime traffic this year despite increased and…
XNA Airport
September 11, 2019

XNA’s Record-Breaking Summer Shows 60,000 More Passengers

The record-breaking summer travel season at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport closed with impressive August enplanements. The airport saw 79,582…
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August 29, 2019

First XNA-Philly Flight Takes Off Wednesday

The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport's impressive run on new air service takes a step forward next week when American Airlines…
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August 22, 2019

Every Frontier Flight Saves $59,000 for XNA Fliers, Math Shows

How much money does Frontier Airlines save travelers every time one of its planes takes off for Denver from Northwest…
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August 13, 2019

Allegiant Plans XNA-to-Phoenix Trips, Starting Nov. 14

Allegiant Air announced today that it will begin providing seasonal air service from Northwest Arkansas to a key western destination.…
XNA Airport
August 12, 2019

XNA’s July Stats Show Low-Cost Carriers Are Thriving

The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport experienced the second best month in its 20-year history, narrowly missing its all-time record for…
XNA Airport
July 19, 2019

XNA’s Fares Drop 5.7%, Fed Stats Show

Domestic airfares decreased 5.7 percent at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport, new data released by the U.S. Bureau of Transportation…
XNA Airport
July 12, 2019

Passengers Pile on XNA Flights; Break Record Yet Again

The availability of new low-cost flights to Denver and Nashville contributed to record-breaking enplanements at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport. For…
XNA Airport
June 28, 2019

Frontier’s First Passengers at XNA Say They Scored Great Fares

Passengers at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport on Thursday celebrated as the first Frontier Airlines’ flight took off for Denver.…
XNA Airport
June 14, 2019

Frontier’s Entry at XNA Drives Down Fares to Denver, Review Shows

Frontier Airlines hasn’t even taken off from the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport yet, but it’s already saving Denver-bound passengers big…
XNA Airport
June 12, 2019

XNA Breaks its Passenger Record; Boards 85k in May

The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport delivered eye-popping numbers today, boarding more passengers in May than in any month in its…
XNA Airport
June 10, 2019

American Puts the A319 to Work at XNA

American Airlines will be making a nice upgrade to a few of its flights traveling to the Northwest Arkansas Regional…
XNA Airport
May 21, 2019

XNA Sees Sixth Best Month, 71,559 Passengers

The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport for just the sixth time in its history surpassed 70,000 passengers in a single month.…
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May 14, 2019

American Airlines Announces New XNA Flights to Miami

American Airlines is expanding at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport, announcing on Thursday that it will add flights to Florida’s…
XNA Airport
April 30, 2019

XNA Blows Past 70,000 Passengers

How busy was the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport in March? In two words? They’d be “holy cow.” The airport saw…
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April 16, 2019

Philadelphia Slated to be XNA’s 17th Nonstop Destination

Philadelphia will become the 17th nonstop destination from the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport, providing Arkansas businesses and resident with their first…
XNA Airport
April 9, 2019

Low-Cost Frontier Airlines Gearing Up for XNA-to-Denver Flights

Frontier Airlines announced today that it will provide its low-cost flights to Northwest Arkansas passengers hungry for affordable fares, starting…
XNA Airport
March 14, 2019

XNA approaches 800K travelers in 2018

The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport saw its best-ever traffic in 2018, edging closer to 800,000 passengers a year. (more…)
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March 6, 2019

Allegiant’s New Route Gives Nashville Access to Northwest Arkansas

Allegiant Air continues its steady expansion of its offerings at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport, announcing on Feb. 12 that…