The cheapest times to fly from CMH to OKA are

  • March 12th to July 8th (except the weeks of March 19th, April 16th, April 30th, and June 25th)
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 15th and 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 CMH to OKA is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2203 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1080 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Okinawa Island

Flying from Columbus, OH (CMH) to Okinawa (OKA) will usually cost between $1205 to $1648 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1219. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1712. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $493 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1366 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMH to OKA flight.

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

CMH to OKA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CMH to OKA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Columbus. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $180 (12%) 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 $1313. Return trip prices are from the OKA to CMH 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 CMH to OKA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 24 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CMH to OKA

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 CMH to OKA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Taipei (CMH > TPE > OKA)

  • Price for both tickets: $956
  • Average savings: $410 (30.03%)

See CMH to TPE flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (CMH > LAX > OKA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1068
  • Average savings: $298 (21.79%)

See CMH to LAX flights

Hack #3: Kaohsiung (CMH > KHH > OKA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1115
  • Average savings: $251 (18.34%)

See CMH to KHH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CMH to OKA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, Delta, JAL, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Naha Airport to John Glenn Columbus International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7458 miles or 12002 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CMH to OKA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMH to OKA flight is about 14 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbus, OH and Okinawa?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from CMH to OKA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CMH
Origination airport name John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City Columbus, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 40
Longitude -82.9

Return Airport

Destination code OKA
Destination airport name Naha Airport
City Okinawa
Country Japan
Latitude 26.2
Longitude 127.6


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