The cheapest times to fly from MKK to JFK are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 MKK to JFK is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1482 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $693 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Hoolehua, HI (MKK) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $713 to $1243 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $741. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1254. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $512 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $903 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MKK to JFK flight.

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

MKK to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MKK to JFK flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Ho’olehua. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. Saturdays 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 $187 (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 $843. Return trip prices are from the JFK to MKK 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 MKK to JFK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 52 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MKK to JFK

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 MKK to JFK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Honolulu, HI (MKK > HNL > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $782
  • Average savings: $122 (13.46%)

See MKK to HNL flights

Hack #2: Kahului, HI (MKK > OGG > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $794
  • Average savings: $109 (12.07%)

See MKK to OGG flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (MKK > LAX > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $868
  • Average savings: $35 (3.88%)

See MKK to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MKK to JFK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Mokulele Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Molokai Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4939 miles or 7949 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MKK to JFK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MKK to JFK flight is about 9 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Hoolehua, HI and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from MKK to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMKK
Origination airport nameMolokai Airport
CityHoolehua, HI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeJFK
Destination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States


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