The cheapest times to fly from KOA to CLT are

  • January 8th to March 18th (except the week of March 5th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • July 30th to November 25th (except the weeks of October 15th and 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 CLT is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1635 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $710 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Charlotte

Flying from Kona, HI (KOA) to Charlotte, NC (CLT) will usually cost between $770 to $1099 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $771. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1129. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $358 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $896 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KOA to CLT flight.

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

KOA to CLT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KOA to CLT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kailua-Kona. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $119 (12%) 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 $861. Return trip prices are from the CLT to KOA 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 KOA to CLT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 18 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 CLT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 10.27% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to RDU flights


Flight Hacking KOA to CLT

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 CLT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Jose, CA (KOA > SJC > CLT)

  • Price for both tickets: $851
  • Average savings: $45 (4.97%)

See KOA to SJC flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (KOA > BOS > CLT)

  • Price for both tickets: $858
  • Average savings: $38 (4.19%)

See KOA to BOS flights

Hack #3: San Diego, CA (KOA > SAN > CLT)

  • Price for both tickets: $872
  • Average savings: $24 (2.62%)

See KOA to SAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4621 miles or 7437 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KOA to CLT flight is about 9 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Kona, HI and Charlotte, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from KOA to CLT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KOA
Origination airport name Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport
City Kona, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 19.7
Longitude -156

Return Airport

Destination code CLT
Destination airport name Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City Charlotte, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35.2
Longitude -80.9


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