The cheapest times to fly from ANC to OTZ are
- January 8th to April 22nd (except the week of March 12th)
- May 28th to July 22nd
- October 15th to November 18th (except the week of October 22nd)
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 OTZ is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $408 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $296 for Monday flights around early to mid July.
When to Fly to Kotzebue
Flying from Anchorage, AK (ANC) to Kotzebue, AK (OTZ) will usually cost between $296 to $326 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $296. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $329. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $33 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $298 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ANC to OTZ flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ANC to OTZ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ANC to OTZ 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 $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Monday 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 $8 (3%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $297. Return trip prices are from the OTZ to ANC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ANC to OTZ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 58 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ANC to OTZ? 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 Ralph Wien Memorial Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 547 miles or 880 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ANC to OTZ?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ANC to OTZ flight is about 1 hour 58 minutes.
How many flights go between Anchorage, AK and Kotzebue, AK?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from ANC to OTZ.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Ralph Wien Memorial Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from ANC to OTZ tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 4% 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 OTZ heading for ANC about 8 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Kotzebue, AK is about 5 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Alaska: 8 minutes early
- Some airlines not reporting
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