The cheapest times to fly from CMX to AKL are

  • February 5th to June 24th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • October 22nd to December 9th

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 CMX to AKL is mid February. Prices can be as high as $3360 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1205 for Tuesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Auckland

Flying from Hancock/Houghton, MI (CMX) to Auckland (AKL) will usually cost between $1274 to $2740 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $1278. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2991. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1712 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1776 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMX to AKL flight.

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

CMX to AKL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CMX to AKL flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Hancock. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AKL, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into CMX. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Auckland, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Hancock. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $778 (26%) 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 $1715. Return trip prices are from the AKL to CMX 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 CMX to AKL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CMX to AKL

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 CMX to AKL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (CMX > LAX > AKL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1437
  • Average savings: $340 (19.12%)

See CMX to LAX flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (CMX > ORD > AKL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1531
  • Average savings: $245 (13.8%)

See CMX to ORD flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (CMX > SFO > AKL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1544
  • Average savings: $232 (13.06%)

See CMX to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CMX to AKL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Auckland International Airport to Houghton County Memorial Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8312 miles or 13377 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CMX to AKL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMX to AKL flight is about 15 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Hancock/Houghton, MI and Auckland?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from CMX to AKL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCMX
Origination airport nameHoughton County Memorial Airport
CityHancock/Houghton, MI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeAKL
Destination airport nameAuckland International Airport
CountryNew Zealand


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