The cheapest times to fly from LAX to KTN are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • June 4th to November 18th (except the weeks of July 23rd, September 3rd, and September 17th)

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 KTN is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1001 for Sunday flights during early May, or as low as $351 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Ketchikan

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Ketchikan, AK (KTN) will usually cost between $386 to $639 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $383. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $622. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $239 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $545 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to KTN flight.

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

LAX to KTN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to KTN 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 $0.21, 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 $68 (12%) 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 $501. Return trip prices are from the KTN 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 KTN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 53 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 KTN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Terrace Airport (YXT) in Terrace

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from KTN
  • Usually 19.74% less expensive than KTN
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to YXT flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAX to KTN? 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 Ketchikan International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1611 miles or 2593 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to KTN flight is about 3 hour 53 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from LAX to KTN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

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


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