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Witchita Falls is a city in northern Texas, served by a regional airport served by one airline, American Eagle, operated by American Airlines.
Wichita Falls Regional Airport shares its facility with the Sheppard Air Force Base, utilizing the military’s runways and taxiways. This often results in limited inbound and outbound flights, including no flights offered on select weekdays and Saturdays.
Flight schedules are listed on the airport’s official website; travelers should consult their website before making travel arrangements.
As it is a regional airport, it’s served by just a few airports in the Central/Mountain Time Zones, with the most service from airports in Texas.
Flights into Wichita Falls Municipal Airport vary by departure city and connecting flights. As a direct consequence, flight lengths can take well over eight hours, including layovers, even from relatively close destinations like Phoenix and San Diego.
Cities offering flights to Wichita Falls Municipal Airport include Houston, San Antonio, Dallas-Fort Worth, El Paso, and Denver; travelers from other cities will need to fly into Dallas-Fort Worth and transfer to an American Eagle flight into Wichita Falls.
The shortest flight times to Wichita Falls Municipal Airport can be found out of Dallas-Fort Worth; flights often take an hour or less.
As Dallas-Fort Worth is essentially a hub airport, other airports fly there first, including flights from Houston, San Antonio, El Paso, and Denver.
Flights out of Houston take an average of 3h 36m; San Antonio flight lengths are similar, averaging from 3h 22m to 4h 48m. El Paso flights are slightly longer, averaging between four hours to just over six hours.
Flight lengths from Denver to Wichita Falls are similar to those from El Paso, averaging just over four hours, but can take upwards of 7h 56m and require multiple connecting flights.
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is the only city offering nonstop flights to Wichita Falls International Airport. They feature three flights daily to Wichita Falls, but blackout dates will limit the number of flights offered.
Direct flights from Dallas-Fort Worth to Wichita Falls take less than an hour.
The easiest way to get from the airport to the heart of Wichita Falls is by car; it takes about 10 minutes to get to the downtown/city center area.
Avis, Budget and Hertz rental car companies, as well as two group transport companies and one regional taxi service at the airport. Travelers can also use rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft; users will need to have the apps installed on their phones before requesting services.
Wichita Falls is a remarkably beautiful city, featuring public parks, museums, and the curious World’s Littlest Skyscraper Monument.
Its best-known park is Lucy Park, featuring a waterfall, a large swimming pool, playgrounds, a duck pond, picnic areas, and a disc golf course. The River Bend Nature Center is a local wildlife preserve and butterfly conservatory, full of nature trails. Lake Arrowhead State Park features two miles of walking trails, for even more outdoor exploration.
Wichita Falls also features a popular, family-friendly waterpark, Wildcats Hockey Stadium, home to the Wildcats, a minor-league hockey team, the Kemp Center for the Arts, Kell House Museum, the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame, the Museum of North Texas History, and more.
Downtown’s Depot Square is the city’s historic district, featuring the World’s Littlest Skyscraper, antique shops, restaurants, and a local farmer’s market. Wichita Falls even has its own winery and tasting room.
Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Wichita Falls Municipal Airport?
Passports are not necessary for any flights within the United States. U.S. citizens only need a photo ID, typically a state-issued driver’s license, to board commercial flights.