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The cheapest times to fly from DTW to IMT are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the weeks of February 12th and February 26th)
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • July 30th to September 30th
  • October 29th to December 9th

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 DTW to IMT is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $654 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $172 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to Iron Mountain

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Iron Mountain/Kingsfd, MI (IMT) will usually cost between $172 to $360 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $175. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $309. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $134 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $202 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to IMT flight.

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

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DTW to IMT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to IMT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.37, which is a bit above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $139 (41%) 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 $197. Return trip prices are from the IMT to DTW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DTW to IMT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 36 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 DTW to IMT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse City, MI

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from IMT
  • Usually 2.72% less expensive than IMT
  • Nonstop flights available

See DTW to TVC flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DTW to IMT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Ford Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 343 miles or 552 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DTW to IMT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to IMT flight is about 1 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Iron Mountain/Kingsfd, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from DTW to IMT.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDTW
Origination airport nameDetroit Metro Wayne County Airport
CityDetroit, MI
Countrythe United States
Latitude42.2
Longitude-83.4

Return Airport

Destination codeIMT
Destination airport nameFord Airport
CityIron Mountain/Kingsfd, MI
Countrythe United States
Latitude45.8
Longitude-88.1

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DTW to IMT tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 7% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 19% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave IMT heading for DTW about 2 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Iron Mountain/Kingsfd, MI is about 6 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 2 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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