The cheapest times to fly from ANC to AKN are

  • September 10th to September 30th
  • October 22nd to July 15th

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 ANC to AKN is late December. Prices can be as high as $438 for Saturday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $357 for Tuesday flights around late December.


When to Fly to King Salmon

Flying from Anchorage, AK (ANC) to King Salmon, AK (AKN) will usually cost between $358 to $368 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $358. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $384. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $26 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $368 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ANC to AKN flight.

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

ANC to AKN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ANC to AKN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Anchorage. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.8, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AKN, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into ANC. 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 $7 (2%) 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 $359. Return trip prices are from the AKN to ANC 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 ANC to AKN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 30 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 ANC to AKN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dillingham Airport (DLG) in Dillingham, AK

  • 71 miles (114 km) away from AKN
  • Usually 2.72% less expensive than AKN
  • Nonstop flights available

See ANC to DLG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Ravn Alaska, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from King Salmon Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 287 miles or 462 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ANC to AKN flight is about 1 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Anchorage, AK and King Salmon, AK?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeANC
Origination airport nameTed Stevens Anchorage International Airport
CityAnchorage, AK
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ANC to AKN tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 6% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 77% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave AKN heading for ANC about 9 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in King Salmon, AK is about 5 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Alaska: 9 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting


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