The cheapest times to fly from KTN to DTW are

  • January 1st to February 18th
  • June 4th to August 5th
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 KTN to DTW is early August. Prices can be as high as $1279 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $531 for Tuesday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Ketchikan, AK (KTN) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $531 to $928 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $531. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1071. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $540 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $717 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KTN to DTW flight.

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

KTN to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KTN to DTW flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Ketchikan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $67 (9%) 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 $654. Return trip prices are from the DTW to KTN 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 KTN to DTW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 10 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 KTN to DTW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in Cleveland, OH

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 11.72% less expensive than DTW
  • 2-layover flights available

See KTN to CLE flights

Destination alternative #2: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 11.65% less expensive than DTW
  • 2-layover flights available

See KTN to GRR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from KTN to DTW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport to Ketchikan International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2324 miles or 3740 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from KTN to DTW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KTN to DTW flight is about 5 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Ketchikan, AK and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from KTN to DTW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KTN
Origination airport name Ketchikan International Airport
City Ketchikan, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 55.4
Longitude -131.7

Return Airport

Destination code DTW
Destination airport name Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport
City Detroit, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.2
Longitude -83.4


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