The cheapest times to fly from JRO to LAX are

  • January 22nd to May 20th (except the week of April 9th)
  • early to mid October
  • November 5th to December 9th

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 JRO to LAX is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $2383 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1237 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Kilimanjaro (JRO) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1290 to $1909 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1374. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2175. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $801 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1498 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JRO to LAX flight.

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

JRO to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JRO to LAX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Mount Kilimanjaro. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into JRO. 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 $167 (10%) 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 $1506. Return trip prices are from the LAX to JRO 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 JRO to LAX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JRO to LAX

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 JRO to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Nairobi (JRO > NBO > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1199
  • Average savings: $300 (19.99%)

See JRO to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (JRO > JFK > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1332
  • Average savings: $167 (11.11%)

See JRO to NBO flights

Hack #3: Istanbul (JRO > IST > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1341
  • Average savings: $157 (10.48%)

See JRO to IST flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from JRO to LAX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Kilimanjaro International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9802 miles or 15775 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from JRO to LAX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JRO to LAX flight is about 18 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Kilimanjaro and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from JRO to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code JRO
Origination airport name Kilimanjaro International Airport
City Kilimanjaro
Country Tanzania
Latitude -3.4
Longitude 37.1

Return Airport

Destination code LAX
Destination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4


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