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The cheapest times to fly from KOA to CHA are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 9th to May 20th
  • October 22nd to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)

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 KOA to CHA is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1831 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $741 for Wednesday flights around early to mid January.

 

When to Fly to Chattanooga

Flying from Kona, HI (KOA) to Chattanooga, TN (CHA) will usually cost between $781 to $1133 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $802. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1223. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $421 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $933 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KOA to CHA flight.

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

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KOA to CHA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KOA to CHA flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kailua-Kona. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CHA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into KOA. 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 $130 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $872. Return trip prices are from the CHA to KOA 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 KOA to CHA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 52 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 KOA to CHA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Nashville International Airport (BNA) in Nashville, TN

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from CHA
  • Usually 11.20% less expensive than CHA
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to BNA flights

Destination alternative #2: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, GA

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from CHA
  • Usually 9.43% less expensive than CHA
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to ATL flights

Destination alternative #3: McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) in Knoxville, TN

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from CHA
  • Usually 3.11% less expensive than CHA
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to TYS flights

Destination alternative #4: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in Birmingham, AL

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from CHA
  • Usually 1.93% less expensive than CHA
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to BHM flights

 

Flight Hacking KOA to CHA

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 KOA to CHA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Diego, CA (KOA > SAN > CHA)

  • Price for both tickets: $802
  • Average savings: $132 (14.09%)

See KOA to SAN flights

Hack #2: San Jose, CA (KOA > SJC > CHA)

  • Price for both tickets: $834
  • Average savings: $99 (10.61%)

See KOA to SJC flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (KOA > LAX > CHA)

  • Price for both tickets: $867
  • Average savings: $67 (7.13%)

See KOA to LAX flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from KOA to CHA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lovell Field Airport to Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4384 miles or 7055 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from KOA to CHA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KOA to CHA flight is about 8 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Kona, HI and Chattanooga, TN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from KOA to CHA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeKOA
Origination airport nameEllison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport
CityKona, HI
Countrythe United States
Latitude19.7
Longitude-156

Return Airport

Destination codeCHA
Destination airport nameLovell Field Airport
CityChattanooga, TN
Countrythe United States
Latitude35
Longitude-85.2

 

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