The cheapest times to fly from AVP to SCO are

  • January 15th to February 11th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • July 16th to October 28th

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 AVP to SCO is early October. Prices can be as high as $9575 for Monday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $3762 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Aktau

Flying from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP) to Aktau (SCO) will usually cost between $3905 to $8346 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $3885. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $7487. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3602 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5443 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AVP to SCO flight.

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

AVP to SCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AVP to SCO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Wilkes-Barre. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.59, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $5120 (56%) 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 $4749. Return trip prices are from the SCO to AVP 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 AVP to SCO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 13 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking AVP to SCO

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 AVP to SCO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (AVP > LHR > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1469
  • Average savings: $3974 (73.01%)

See AVP to LHR flights

Hack #2: Frankfurt (AVP > FRA > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1740
  • Average savings: $3703 (68.03%)

See AVP to FRA flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (AVP > LAX > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1793
  • Average savings: $3650 (67.06%)

See AVP to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AVP to SCO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, American, British Airways, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shevchenko Airport to Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5688 miles or 9154 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AVP to SCO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AVP to SCO flight is about 11 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA and Aktau?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 27 available flights from AVP to SCO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AVP
Origination airport name Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport
City Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.3
Longitude -75.7

Return Airport

Destination code SCO
Destination airport name Shevchenko Airport
City Aktau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 51.1


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