The cheapest times to fly from KOA to MQT are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 23rd to June 17th
  • July 9th to August 5th
  • October 22nd 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 MQT is early May. Prices can be as high as $1698 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $815 for Tuesday flights around early May.


When to Fly to Marquette

Flying from Kona, HI (KOA) to Marquette, MI (MQT) will usually cost between $864 to $1314 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $858. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1333. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $475 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $930 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KOA to MQT flight.

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

KOA to MQT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KOA to MQT 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 $0.14, 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 $154 (14%) 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 $921. Return trip prices are from the MQT 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 MQT can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 36 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 MQT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport (GRB) in Green Bay, WI

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from MQT
  • Usually 2.47% less expensive than MQT
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to GRB flights

Destination alternative #2: Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse City, MI

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from MQT
  • Usually 1.94% less expensive than MQT
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to TVC flights


Flight Hacking KOA to MQT

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 MQT — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $869
  • Average savings: $61 (6.56%)

See KOA to SJC flights

Hack #2: San Diego, CA (KOA > SAN > MQT)

  • Price for both tickets: $914
  • Average savings: $16 (1.72%)

See KOA to SAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4232 miles or 6811 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KOA to MQT flight is about 8 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Kona, HI and Marquette, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from KOA to MQT.


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 MQT
Destination airport name Sawyer International Airport
City Marquette, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 46.4
Longitude -87.4


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