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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 National 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.

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Input Flight Fare
Driving Distance To Airport
Driving Cost To Airport 62.10 6.32 138
Driving Distance From Airport
Driving Cost From Airport 62.10 6.32 138
Airport Parking Per Day* 8 6 7.50
How Many Parking Days?
Total Parking Cost 8 6 7.50
Toll Road 6.50 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.

January 12, 2022

New Destinations Play Important Role as XNA Rebuilds Traffic

Airlines’ commitment to providing more flights to new places helped Northwest Arkansas National Airport start rebuilding its passenger numbers in…
Weekend Getaway
January 10, 2022

With Infusion of PTO, February Trip Makes Sense

With more paid time off for workers brought on by the new year, Northwest Arkansas residents may already be mapping…
January 3, 2022

Difficult to Know Why XNA’s Legacies Have Low Fares Right Now

Sometimes it’s hard to know why airlines charge less than usual to fly, but Northwest Arkansas National Airport travelers can…
Food for thought
December 29, 2021

February Weekends Perfect for Affordable Getaway

One of the best ways to find a great fare from Northwest Arkansas National Airport is to think ahead. You…
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December 28, 2021

Best of 2021: XNA’s Surge in Low-Cost Flights

Year 2021 looked at its start to be a time of recovery at Northwest Arkansas National Airport. COVID-19 crushed air…
December 15, 2021

3 New Flight Options Boost XNA’s Stats

Passengers continued their steady return to flying as Northwest Arkansas National Airport recorded one of its best months since the…
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December 14, 2021

Buy Flights Now to Potential Sweet 16 Site for Hogs

One big road game can create a spur-of-the-moment traveling frenzy and that certainly happened last week in the land of…
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December 6, 2021

Breeze Adds Flights to Help Hog Football Fans

Breeze Airways made a move this morning to help University of Arkansas football fans see the Razorbacks in the Outback…
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December 3, 2021

Warm Weather? January Flights from XNA are Right Up Your Alley

The experts talk about leisure travelers being able to take advantage of so-called “dead zones” each year when airfares are…
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November 30, 2021

Allegiant Expands Summer Service to Orlando, Las Vegas

Allegiant Air earlier today made its summertime schedule public, indicating it’ll make more trips from Northwest Arkansas National Airport to…
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November 17, 2021

New Routes Put Onus on NWA Residents to Fly More

This year is nothing short of incredible when it comes to new air service at Northwest Arkansas National Airport. Low-cost…
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November 15, 2021

XNA has 8 Florida Routes but Let’s Explore Which One is Best

Northwest Arkansas National Airport has four airlines providing nonstop flights to eight places in Florida. It’s the same number of…
November 12, 2021

Summer Months Dominate at XNA, but October Outshines Them in 2021

The busiest months at Northwest Arkansas National Airport always happen in the summertime, but that won’t be the case this…
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November 4, 2021

American Restarts LAX; Frontier Competes for Orlando Bound

Two airlines expanded their nonstop flights at Northwest Arkansas National Airport this week, taking off for Los Angeles and Orlando.…
Fly Free
October 28, 2021

Winners Gear Up for Free Breeze Airways Flights

It’s time to come clean. FareFlightNWA promised to give free roundtrip flights on Breeze Airways to five Arkansas health care…
October 19, 2021

Cost of Roundtrip Flight Fell $114 at XNA, Fed Stats Show

People who flew from Northwest Arkansas National Airport earlier this year saved $114 compared to if they had made the…
October 13, 2021

Frontier Airlines Grows; XNA Reports 61K September Travelers

Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines had one of its best months since it started flying out of Northwest Arkansas National Airport…
October 7, 2021

Best November, December Fares? Fly at Months’ Starts

Figuring out the best times to travel in November and December for price-conscious fliers is complicated by the big holidays.…
Fly Free
October 5, 2021

Giveaway: Breeze Flights to 5 Health Care Workers

Frontline health care workers in Arkansas deserve a weekend getaway. These brave individuals are leading the state’s on-the-ground fight against…
September 14, 2021

Low Fares Remain Abundant at XNA as August Travel Numbers Arrive

The air travel boom of summer took a step back in August as students began returning to classrooms and the…
August 26, 2021

Fares for $250 or Less are Easy to Find at XNA These Days

The sheer number of low-cost options may be better than ever at Northwest Arkansas National Airport, and it’s not just…
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August 17, 2021

Travel Up as XNA’s Passengers Check Out New Nonstops

More people departed Northwest Arkansas National Airport in July than at any point during the Covid-19 pandemic, the airport indicated…
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August 10, 2021

Breeze Says ‘$39 Anyone?’ while Allegiant goes with ‘More Florida?’

Two low-cost carriers made bold moves this morning to garner new attention from Northwest Arkansas travelers. Startup airline Breeze Airways…
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August 9, 2021

Frontier’s Head-to-Head with Allegiant Begins Friday

Allegiant Air and Frontier Airlines this week become direct competitors for passengers looking for low-cost nonstop flights from Northwest Arkansas…
July 27, 2021

Frontier Takes on Allegiant for XNA-to-Orlando Travelers

Frontier Airlines hasn’t started flying to its second destination from Northwest Arkansas National Airport yet, but today it announced what…
July 23, 2021

Cost of Flying from XNA Dropped $194, Data Shows

Passengers flying from Northwest Arkansas National Airport saved a mint in the first quarter this year compared to if they…
July 21, 2021

XNA Stats Improve, but June just 60% of Pre-Pandemic Travel

Northwest Arkansas National Airport saw 5,000 more passengers in June than it did the previous month, continuing its steady recovery…
July 19, 2021

Frontier Increases its XNA-to-Denver Flights

Northwest Arkansas National Airport will see its airlines add nonstop service to at least seven new airports to the south…
New Flights
July 14, 2021

XNA Flights to New Orleans, San Antonio Start Thursday

Nonstop flights from Northwest Arkansas National Airport to San Antonio and New Orleans take off for the first time on…
June 29, 2021

Allegiant Creates Low-Cost XNA-to-Houston Option

Allegiant Air early today announced 23 new nonstop routes, including a twice-a-week trip from Northwest Arkansas National Airport to Houston.…
June 28, 2021

$125 to $250 Roundtrip Fares Certain to Overhaul XNA

Northwest Arkansas National Airport has quite the history when it comes to airfares, but this summer should be telling as…
June 22, 2021

Frontier Ready to Battle Allegiant for XNA’s Vegas Travelers

An expansion by Frontier Airlines earlier today pits two low-cost carriers against one another for passengers flying from Northwest Arkansas…
June 19, 2021

XNA Tops 50K for First Time in 16 Months

Northwest Arkansas National Airport continues to rebuild on its impressive success of 2019, statistics shared earlier this week show. The…
New Flights
June 18, 2021

Breeze Sees Solid Numbers on First XNA-to-Tampa Flight

Officials at Northwest Arkansas National Airport celebrated the start of Breeze Airways service today, applauding the airline for its decision…
June 16, 2021

Low-Cost Breeze Starts XNA to Tampa on Thursday

Northwest Arkansas National Airport is within hours of becoming an airport with nonstop flights to four Florida cities and it…
May 25, 2021

Breeze Airways Blows In and Allegiant Reacts with New Florida Flights

The arrival of Breeze Airways at Northwest Arkansas National Airport prompted a quick response late Monday as one of its…
May 23, 2021

Arrival of Breeze Boosts Low-Cost Options at XNA

Northwest Arkansas National Airport is going through a transition that’s providing more frequent cost-saving wins for the region’s leisure travelers.…
New destination
May 21, 2021

Tampa, New Orleans, San Antonio Flights Offered from XNA

A startup that promises to turn the airline industry on its ear announced that its innovative approach will include service…
May 11, 2021

Passenger Numbers at XNA Rise as Low Fares Easy to Find

Northwest Arkansas National Airport continues to see steady improvement, boarding more passengers last month than it has in more than…
April 15, 2021

March Creates Optimism as XNA Passengers Increase

Northwest Arkansas National Airport was busier last month than it has been at any point since the pandemic started impacting…
March 13, 2021

Bet on Northwest Arkansas Travel Rising as Vaccine Goes in Arms

There are strong reasons to believe passengers numbers will improve at Northwest Arkansas National Airport in the coming week, but…
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February 17, 2021

XNA Considering Parking Discount for March

Leaders at Northwest Arkansas National Airport think a parking discount for air travelers might be just the ticket to increase…
February 16, 2021

January Stats Show Travel Remains Tepid

It’s usually the winter weather and the return to school after the holiday season that limits January travel from Northwest…
New nonstop
February 9, 2021

Allegiant Connects XNA Travelers to Austin

Hello, Austin! Allegiant Air earlier today announced that it would begin providing nonstop flights from Northwest Arkansas National Airport to…
January 14, 2021

XNA Ends Year with Travel Down 61%

Northwest Arkansas National Airport ended last year with 360,133 passengers, a massive decline from its record-breaking 2019. The airport’s year-end…
January 11, 2021

Allegiant’s Destin Sits Atop XNA’s Destinations, Data Shows

For the second consecutive quarter, leisure travel places in Florida were the top destinations for Northwest Arkansas residents. That’s quite…
December 15, 2020

XNA Should Hit 360K Passengers by Year’s End

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a major impact on Northwest Arkansas National Airport. After a record-breaking…
November 16, 2020

XNA Sees Best Month Since Pandemic’s Start in U.S.

Northwest Arkansas National Airport experienced its busiest month since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The airport saw 31,367 people…
October 19, 2020

XNA Sees 25K Passengers for 3rd Straight Month

It’s normal for September to be a little slower than July and August at Northwest Arkansas National Airport, but nothing…
October 12, 2020

Leisure Travelers Put Florida Town in XNA’s Top Spot

Northwest Arkansas National Airport got its first look at statistics from a quarter fully impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and…
September 16, 2020

Boardings Dip in August, XNA Reports

After seeing leisure travelers provide a bit of a traffic boost at Northwest Arkansas National Airport in June and July,…
August 31, 2020

Study: XNA Kept More Passengers, Fewer Drove to Other Airports

More travelers found flights they wanted to take at Northwest Arkansas National Airport and were driving to more distant airports…