The cheapest times to fly from KOA to MKE are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • July 30th to November 11th

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 MKE is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $1614 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $458 for Tuesday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to Milwaukee

Flying from Kona, HI (KOA) to Milwaukee, WI (MKE) will usually cost between $628 to $1035 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $580. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1118. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $538 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $845 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KOA to MKE flight.

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

KOA to MKE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KOA to MKE 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

Tuesday 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 $113 (12%) 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 $802. Return trip prices are from the MKE 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 MKE 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 33 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 MKE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 67 miles (108 km) away from MKE
  • Usually 5.92% less expensive than MKE
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to ORD flights


Flight Hacking KOA to MKE

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 MKE — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $726
  • Average savings: $119 (14.08%)

See KOA to SAN flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (KOA > SEA > MKE)

  • Price for both tickets: $789
  • Average savings: $57 (6.69%)

See KOA to SEA flights

Hack #3: San Jose, CA (KOA > SJC > MKE)

  • Price for both tickets: $824
  • Average savings: $22 (2.54%)

See KOA to SJC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from General Mitchell International Airport to Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4206 miles or 6769 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KOA to MKE flight is about 8 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Kona, HI and Milwaukee, WI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from KOA to MKE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeKOA
Origination airport nameEllison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport
CityKona, HI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMKE
Destination airport nameGeneral Mitchell International Airport
CityMilwaukee, WI
Countrythe United States


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