The cheapest times to fly from IMT to MSP are

  • May 14th to June 10th
  • August 6th to April 1st (except the weeks of December 10th, January 1st, and January 8th)

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 IMT to MSP is late December. Prices can be as high as $500 for Tuesday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $204 for Thursday flights around late December.


When to Fly to Minneapolis

Flying from Iron Mountain/Kingsfd, MI (IMT) to Minneapolis, MN (MSP) will usually cost between $204 to $500 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $204. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $500. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $296 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $278 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IMT to MSP flight.

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

IMT to MSP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IMT to MSP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Iron Mountain. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.67, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MSP, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into IMT. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Minneapolis, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Iron Mountain. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $10 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $249. Return trip prices are from the MSP to IMT 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 IMT to MSP can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 27 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IMT to MSP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport to Ford Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 256 miles or 412 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from IMT to MSP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IMT to MSP flight is about 1 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Iron Mountain/Kingsfd, MI and Minneapolis, MN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 88 available flights from IMT to MSP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code IMT
Origination airport name Ford Airport
City Iron Mountain/Kingsfd, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 45.8
Longitude -88.1

Return Airport

Destination code MSP
Destination airport name Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport
City Minneapolis, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 44.9
Longitude -93.2


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from IMT to MSP tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 23% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 35% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MSP heading for IMT about 10 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Minneapolis, MN is about 6 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 10 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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