The cheapest times to fly from ISU to JFK are

  • January 22nd to March 11th
  • March 26th to May 13th
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 ISU to JFK is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $1976 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1112 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Sulaymaniyah (ISU) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $1112 to $1537 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $1139. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1762. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $623 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1225 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ISU to JFK flight.

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

ISU to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ISU to JFK flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Sulaymaniyah. 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 to New York, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Sulaymaniyah. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $122 (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 $1282. Return trip prices are from the JFK to ISU 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 ISU to JFK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 37 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ISU to JFK

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 ISU to JFK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (ISU > IST > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $927
  • Average savings: $299 (24.37%)

See ISU to LGW flights

Hack #2: London (ISU > LGW > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1051
  • Average savings: $175 (14.24%)

See ISU to IST flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ISU to JFK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, El Al, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Sulaymaniyah International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5906 miles or 9505 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ISU to JFK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ISU to JFK flight is about 11 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Sulaymaniyah and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from ISU to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ISU
Origination airport name Sulaymaniyah International Airport
City Sulaymaniyah
Country Iraq
Latitude 35.6
Longitude 45.3

Return Airport

Destination code JFK
Destination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8


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