The cheapest times to fly from MHK to GRR are

  • January 15th to February 4th
  • May 7th to June 24th (except the weeks of May 21st and June 4th)
  • July 9th to December 16th (except the weeks of July 23rd, July 30th, August 20th, October 1st, 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 MHK to GRR is early December. Prices can be as high as $1065 for Friday flights during early March, or as low as $326 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Grand Rapids

Flying from Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS (MHK) to Grand Rapids, MI (GRR) will usually cost between $336 to $558 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $352. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $718. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $365 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $411 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MHK to GRR flight.

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

MHK to GRR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MHK to GRR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Manhattan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.4, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GRR, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MHK. 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 $105 (22%) 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 $368. Return trip prices are from the GRR to MHK 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 MHK to GRR 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 7 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 MHK to GRR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 27.16% less expensive than GRR
  • Nonstop flights available

See MHK to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MHK to GRR? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gerald R. Ford International Airport to Manhattan Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 635 miles or 1022 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MHK to GRR?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MHK to GRR flight is about 2 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS and Grand Rapids, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from MHK to GRR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MHK
Origination airport name Manhattan Regional Airport
City Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS
Country the United States
Latitude 39.1
Longitude -96.7

Return Airport

Destination code GRR
Destination airport name Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City Grand Rapids, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -85.5


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