The cheapest times to fly from LAX to KAO are

  • January 8th to June 3rd (except the weeks of March 26th and April 2nd)
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 19th)

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 KAO is late January. Prices can be as high as $2873 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $792 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Kuusamo

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Kuusamo (KAO) will usually cost between $797 to $1476 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $824. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1667. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $844 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $880 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to KAO flight.

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

LAX to KAO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to KAO flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Kuusamo, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $212 (17%) 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 $865. Return trip prices are from the KAO 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 KAO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 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 LAX to KAO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kemi Tornio Airport (KEM) in Kemi

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from KAO
  • Usually 7.62% less expensive than KAO
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to KEM flights

Destination alternative #2: Rovaniemi Airport (RVN) in Rovaniemi

  • 103 miles (166 km) away from KAO
  • Usually 3.41% less expensive than KAO
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to RVN flights


Flight Hacking LAX to KAO

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 KAO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Helsinki (LAX > HEL > KAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $803
  • Average savings: $77 (8.7%)

See LAX to HEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5320 miles or 8562 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to KAO flight is about 10 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Kuusamo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from LAX to KAO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeKAO
Destination airport nameKuusamo Airport


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