The cheapest times to fly from FAI to GRK are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • March 12th to May 13th
  • October 15th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)

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 GRK is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1587 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $453 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Killeen

Flying from Fairbanks, AK (FAI) to Killeen, TX (GRK) will usually cost between $503 to $1243 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $505. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1358. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $853 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $679 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAI to GRK flight.

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

FAI to GRK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAI to GRK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Fairbanks. 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 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 $181 (22%) 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 $627. Return trip prices are from the GRK 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 GRK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 38 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 GRK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Antonio International Airport (SAT) in San Antonio, TX

  • 113 miles (182 km) away from GRK
  • Usually 24.08% less expensive than GRK
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAI to SAT flights

Destination alternative #2: Austin – Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Austin, TX

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from GRK
  • Usually 22.16% less expensive than GRK
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAI to AUS flights

Destination alternative #3: Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from GRK
  • Usually 21.80% less expensive than GRK
  • Nonstop flights available

See FAI to DFW flights

Destination alternative #4: Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL) in Dallas, TX

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from GRK
  • Usually 17.67% less expensive than GRK
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAI to DAL flights


Flight Hacking FAI to GRK

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 FAI to GRK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (FAI > SEA > GRK)

  • Price for both tickets: $608
  • Average savings: $71 (10.46%)

See FAI to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FAI to GRK? 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 Robert Gray AAF Airport to Fairbanks International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3142 miles or 5057 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAI to GRK flight is about 6 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Fairbanks, AK and Killeen, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from FAI to GRK.


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 GRK
Destination airport name Robert Gray AAF Airport
City Killeen, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 31.1
Longitude -97.8


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