The cheapest times to fly from FAI to OME are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • March 26th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 11th (except the week of 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 OME is late October. Prices can be as high as $638 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $365 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Nome

Flying from Fairbanks, AK (FAI) to Nome, AK (OME) will usually cost between $419 to $495 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $368. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $535. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $167 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $475 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAI to OME flight.

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

FAI to OME Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAI to OME 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 $0.57, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to OME, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into FAI. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Nome, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Fairbanks. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $6 (1%) 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 $467. Return trip prices are from the OME 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 OME 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 55 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FAI to OME? 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 Nome Airport to Fairbanks International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 519 miles or 835 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAI to OME flight is about 1 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Fairbanks, AK and Nome, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from FAI to OME.


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 OME
Destination airport name Nome Airport
City Nome, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 64.5
Longitude -165.4


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