The cheapest times to fly from KTN to FSM are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • April 2nd to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • 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 FSM is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1581 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $453 for Wednesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Fort Smith

Flying from Ketchikan, AK (KTN) to Fort Smith, AR (FSM) will usually cost between $503 to $1044 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $503. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1007. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $504 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $633 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KTN to FSM flight.

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

KTN to FSM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KTN to FSM 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 $0.18, which is 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 to Fort Smith, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Ketchikan. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $145 (20%) 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 $571. Return trip prices are from the FSM 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 FSM can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 0 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 FSM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tulsa International Airport (TUL) in Tulsa, OK

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from FSM
  • Usually 6.48% less expensive than FSM
  • 2-layover flights available

See KTN to TUL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fort Smith Regional Airport to Ketchikan International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2237 miles or 3600 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KTN to FSM flight is about 5 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between Ketchikan, AK and Fort Smith, AR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from KTN to FSM.


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 FSM
Destination airport name Fort Smith Regional Airport
City Fort Smith, AR
Country the United States
Latitude 35.3
Longitude -94.4


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