The cheapest times to fly from MQT to ANC are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the week of February 26th)
  • March 26th to May 6th
  • September 10th 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 MQT to ANC is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1375 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $554 for Wednesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Anchorage

Flying from Marquette, MI (MQT) to Anchorage, AK (ANC) will usually cost between $631 to $1059 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $635. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1043. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $409 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $806 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MQT to ANC flight.

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

MQT to ANC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MQT to ANC flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Marquette. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $72 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $785. Return trip prices are from the ANC to MQT 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 MQT to ANC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MQT to ANC

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 MQT to ANC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Detroit, MI (MQT > DTW > ANC)

  • Price for both tickets: $706
  • Average savings: $101 (12.47%)

See MQT to DTW flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (MQT > SEA > ANC)

  • Price for both tickets: $735
  • Average savings: $72 (8.87%)

See MQT to SEA flights

Hack #3: Minneapolis, MN (MQT > MSP > ANC)

  • Price for both tickets: $775
  • Average savings: $31 (3.85%)

See MQT to MSP flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MQT to ANC? 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 Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Sawyer International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2631 miles or 4234 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MQT to ANC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MQT to ANC flight is about 5 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Marquette, MI and Anchorage, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from MQT to ANC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MQT
Origination airport name Sawyer International Airport
City Marquette, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 46.4
Longitude -87.4

Return Airport

Destination code ANC
Destination airport name Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City Anchorage, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 61.2
Longitude -150


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.