The cheapest times to fly from DTW to KTN are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • June 4th to November 18th (except the weeks of September 3rd, September 10th, and October 1st)

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 DTW to KTN is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1145 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $453 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Ketchikan

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Ketchikan, AK (KTN) will usually cost between $492 to $868 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $453. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $916. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $463 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $717 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to KTN flight.

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

DTW to KTN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to KTN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below 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 $67 (9%) 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 $667. Return trip prices are from the KTN to DTW 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 DTW to KTN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 10 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DTW to KTN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ketchikan International Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2324 miles or 3740 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DTW to KTN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to KTN flight is about 5 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Ketchikan, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from DTW to KTN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DTW
Origination airport name Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport
City Detroit, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.2
Longitude -83.4

Return Airport

Destination code KTN
Destination airport name Ketchikan International Airport
City Ketchikan, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 55.4
Longitude -131.7


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