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The cheapest times to fly from FAI to DEN are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • June 4th to July 22nd
  • August 6th to August 19th
  • September 17th to November 11th

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 DEN is mid October. Prices can be as high as $989 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $375 for Tuesday flights around mid October.

 

When to Fly to Denver

Flying from Fairbanks, AK (FAI) to Denver, CO (DEN) will usually cost between $378 to $684 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $399. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $757. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $358 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $437 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAI to DEN flight.

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

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FAI to DEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAI to DEN 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 $0.11, 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. 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 (13%) 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 $434. Return trip prices are from the DEN to FAI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from FAI to DEN 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 21 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Ravn Alaska, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Denver International Airport to Fairbanks International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2424 miles or 3901 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAI to DEN flight is about 5 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Fairbanks, AK and Denver, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 97 available flights from FAI to DEN.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code FAI
Origination airport name Fairbanks International Airport
City Fairbanks, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 64.8
Longitude -147.9

Return Airport

Destination code DEN
Destination airport name Denver International Airport
City Denver, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -104.7

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from FAI to DEN tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 50% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 28% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DEN heading for FAI about 16 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Denver, CO is about 7 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • United: 16 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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