The cheapest times to fly from MKE to BGW are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of October 15th)

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 MKE to BGW is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $4779 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $1188 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Baghdad

Flying from Milwaukee, WI (MKE) to Baghdad (BGW) will usually cost between $1229 to $3101 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $1253. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $2378. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1125 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1433 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MKE to BGW flight.

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

MKE to BGW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MKE to BGW flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Milwaukee. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BGW, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into MKE. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Baghdad, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Milwaukee. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $300 (15%) 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 $1489. Return trip prices are from the BGW to MKE 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 MKE to BGW can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MKE to BGW

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 MKE to BGW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Houston, TX (MKE > IAH > BGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1190
  • Average savings: $243 (16.93%)

See MKE to IAH flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (MKE > JFK > BGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1259
  • Average savings: $174 (12.11%)

See MKE to JFK flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (MKE > ORD > BGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1341
  • Average savings: $92 (6.39%)

See MKE to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MKE to BGW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, atlasglobal, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, KLM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Al Muthana Airport to General Mitchell International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6363 miles or 10240 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MKE to BGW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MKE to BGW flight is about 12 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Milwaukee, WI and Baghdad?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from MKE to BGW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MKE
Origination airport name General Mitchell International Airport
City Milwaukee, WI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -87.9

Return Airport

Destination code BGW
Destination airport name Al Muthana Airport
City Baghdad
Country Iraq
Latitude 33.3
Longitude 44.4


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