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The cheapest times to fly from MCI to CIU are

  • March 19th to April 1st
  • September 3rd to March 4th (except the weeks of November 19th and December 24th)

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 MCI to CIU is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1138 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $266 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to Sault Ste. Marie

Flying from Kansas City, MO (MCI) to Sault Ste. Marie, MI (CIU) will usually cost between $286 to $566 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $321. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $615. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $294 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $416 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCI to CIU flight.

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

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MCI to CIU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCI to CIU flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Kansas City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.37, which is a bit above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Sault Ste. Marie, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Kansas City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $118 (26%) 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 $349. Return trip prices are from the CIU to MCI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MCI to CIU can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 15 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 MCI to CIU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse City, MI

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from CIU
  • Usually 19.47% less expensive than CIU
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to TVC flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MCI to CIU? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Chippewa County International Airport to Kansas City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 706 miles or 1136 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MCI to CIU?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCI to CIU flight is about 2 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Kansas City, MO and Sault Ste. Marie, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from MCI to CIU.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeMCI
Origination airport nameKansas City International Airport
CityKansas City, MO
Countrythe United States
Latitude39.3
Longitude-94.7

Return Airport

Destination codeCIU
Destination airport nameChippewa County International Airport
CitySault Ste. Marie, MI
Countrythe United States
Latitude46.3
Longitude-84.5

 

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