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The cheapest times to fly from FAI to GRR are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • March 12th to March 25th
  • July 16th to November 18th (except the weeks of July 23rd, August 27th, and September 3rd)

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 GRR is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1457 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $453 for Tuesday flights around mid August.

 

When to Fly to Grand Rapids

Flying from Fairbanks, AK (FAI) to Grand Rapids, MI (GRR) will usually cost between $473 to $1073 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 $490. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1263. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $772 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $653 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAI to GRR flight.

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

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FAI to GRR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAI to GRR 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 $0.15, 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 to Grand Rapids, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Fairbanks. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $147 (19%) 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 $615. Return trip prices are from the GRR 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 GRR 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 1 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 GRR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 24.27% less expensive than GRR
  • Nonstop flights available

See FAI to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 20.37% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAI to MKE flights

Destination alternative #3: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 13.02% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAI to DTW flights

Destination alternative #4: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 10.03% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAI to MDW flights

 

Flight Hacking FAI to GRR

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 GRR — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $635
  • Average savings: $19 (2.83%)

See FAI to SEA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FAI to GRR? 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 Gerald R. Ford International Airport to Fairbanks International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2797 miles or 4501 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAI to GRR flight is about 6 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Fairbanks, AK and Grand Rapids, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 29 available flights from FAI to GRR.

 

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 GRR
Destination airport name Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City Grand Rapids, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -85.5

 

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