The cheapest times to fly from AKN to LAX are

  • January 1st to April 29th (except the weeks of February 12th and March 5th)
  • October 15th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 AKN to LAX is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1228 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $707 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from King Salmon, AK (AKN) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $710 to $964 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $726. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1023. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $296 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $783 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AKN to LAX flight.

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

AKN to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AKN to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from King Salmon. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $47 (6%) 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 $775. Return trip prices are from the LAX to AKN 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 AKN to LAX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 23 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking AKN to LAX

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 AKN to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Anchorage, AK (AKN > ANC > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $744
  • Average savings: $39 (4.98%)

See AKN to ANC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AKN to LAX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to King Salmon Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2441 miles or 3928 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AKN to LAX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AKN to LAX flight is about 5 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between King Salmon, AK and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from AKN to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeAKN
Origination airport nameKing Salmon Airport
CityKing Salmon, AK
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States


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