The cheapest times to fly from FAI to GEG are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • May 21st to July 29th
  • August 13th to August 26th
  • September 24th to November 18th (except the week of 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 FAI to GEG is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $928 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $305 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Spokane

Flying from Fairbanks, AK (FAI) to Spokane, WA (GEG) will usually cost between $325 to $516 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $333. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $588. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $255 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $395 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAI to GEG flight.

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

FAI to GEG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAI to GEG 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 $0.15, 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 $35 (8%) 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 $388. Return trip prices are from the GEG 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 GEG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 55 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from FAI to GEG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tri Cities Airport (PSC) in Pasco/Kennewick/Richland, WA

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from GEG
  • Usually 0.89% less expensive than GEG
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAI to PSC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Ravn Alaska, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1633 miles or 2628 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAI to GEG flight is about 3 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Fairbanks, AK and Spokane, WA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from FAI to GEG.


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 GEG
Destination airport name Spokane International Airport
City Spokane, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.6
Longitude -117.5


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