The cheapest times to fly from MQT to OAJ are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 2nd to May 6th
  • August 27th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to November 18th

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 OAJ is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1037 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $238 for Wednesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Jacksonville

Flying from Marquette, MI (MQT) to Jacksonville/Camp Lejeune, NC (OAJ) will usually cost between $318 to $755 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $340. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $742. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $402 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $480 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MQT to OAJ flight.

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

MQT to OAJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MQT to OAJ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Marquette. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to OAJ, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MQT. Sundays 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 $184 (29%) 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 $410. Return trip prices are from the OAJ 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 OAJ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 41 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 MQT to OAJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from OAJ
  • Usually 23.77% less expensive than OAJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See MQT to RDU flights

Destination alternative #2: Pitt Greenville Airport (PGV) in Greenville, NC

  • 57 miles (92 km) away from OAJ
  • Usually 12.51% less expensive than OAJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See MQT to PGV flights

Destination alternative #3: Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN) in New Bern/Morehead/Beaufort, NC

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from OAJ
  • Usually 4.69% less expensive than OAJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See MQT to EWN flights

Destination alternative #4: Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in Myrtle Beach, SC

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from OAJ
  • Usually 0.52% less expensive than OAJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See MQT to MYR flights


Flight Hacking MQT to OAJ

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 OAJ — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $438
  • Average savings: $42 (8.76%)

See MQT to DTW flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MQT to OAJ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Albert J Ellis Airport to Sawyer International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 946 miles or 1522 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MQT to OAJ flight is about 2 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Marquette, MI and Jacksonville/Camp Lejeune, NC?

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


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 OAJ
Destination airport name Albert J Ellis Airport
City Jacksonville/Camp Lejeune, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 34.8
Longitude -77.6


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