The cheapest times to fly from FAI to AKN are

  • September 17th to July 15th (except the weeks of October 15th, November 26th, December 24th, and January 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 FAI to AKN is mid December. Prices can be as high as $582 for Saturday flights during mid July, or as low as $436 for Monday flights around mid December.


When to Fly to King Salmon

Flying from Fairbanks, AK (FAI) to King Salmon, AK (AKN) will usually cost between $436 to $455 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid December with an average ticket price of $436. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $465. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $29 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $451 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAI to AKN flight.

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

FAI to AKN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAI to AKN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Fairbanks. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.55, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday 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 $13 (3%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $436. Return trip prices are from the AKN to FAI 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 FAI to AKN 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.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FAI to AKN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from King Salmon Airport to Fairbanks International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 511 miles or 822 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FAI to AKN?

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

How many flights go between Fairbanks, AK and King Salmon, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from FAI to AKN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeFAI
Origination airport nameFairbanks International Airport
CityFairbanks, AK
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeAKN
Destination airport nameKing Salmon Airport
CityKing Salmon, AK
Countrythe United States


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