The cheapest times to fly from AZO to BRD are

  • April 9th to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • October 29th to March 11th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, and December 24th)

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 AZO to BRD is late January. Prices can be as high as $705 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $234 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Brainerd

Flying from Kalamazoo, MI (AZO) to Brainerd, MN (BRD) will usually cost between $238 to $609 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $321. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $562. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $241 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $408 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AZO to BRD flight.

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

AZO to BRD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AZO to BRD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kalamazoo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.5, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $191 (35%) 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 $331. Return trip prices are from the BRD to AZO 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 AZO to BRD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 54 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from AZO to BRD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP) in Minneapolis, MN

  • 114 miles (183 km) away from BRD
  • Usually 34.93% less expensive than BRD
  • Nonstop flights available

See AZO to MSP flights

Destination alternative #2: Hector International Airport (FAR) in Fargo, ND

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from BRD
  • Usually 15.20% less expensive than BRD
  • 1-layover flights available

See AZO to FAR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AZO to BRD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport to Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 512 miles or 824 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AZO to BRD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AZO to BRD flight is about 1 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Kalamazoo, MI and Brainerd, MN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from AZO to BRD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AZO
Origination airport name Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport
City Kalamazoo, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.2
Longitude -85.6

Return Airport

Destination code BRD
Destination airport name Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
City Brainerd, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 46.4
Longitude -94.1


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