The cheapest times to fly from LAX to AKN are

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • March 19th to April 29th
  • September 3rd 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 LAX to AKN is late October. Prices can be as high as $1383 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $704 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to King Salmon

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to King Salmon, AK (AKN) will usually cost between $729 to $927 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $727. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $964. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $237 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $792 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to AKN flight.

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

LAX to AKN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to AKN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $47 (6%) 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 $782. Return trip prices are from the AKN to LAX 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 LAX to AKN 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 23 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX to AKN

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 LAX to AKN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Anchorage, AK (LAX > ANC > AKN)

  • Price for both tickets: $746
  • Average savings: $46 (5.81%)

See LAX to ANC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAX to AKN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from King Salmon Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2441 miles or 3928 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LAX to AKN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to AKN flight is about 5 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and King Salmon, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from LAX to AKN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLAX
Origination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeAKN
Destination airport nameKing Salmon Airport
CityKing Salmon, AK
Countrythe United States


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