The cheapest times to fly from NKC to LAX are

  • January 15th to January 28th
  • late February and early March
  • March 19th to July 1st (except the week of March 26th)
  • November 5th to November 25th

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 NKC to LAX is early August. Prices can be as high as $3744 for Tuesday flights during late July, or as low as $1052 for Thursday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Nouakchott (NKC) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1182 to $2121 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $1353. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1903. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $550 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1546 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NKC to LAX flight.

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

NKC to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NKC to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Nouakchott. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into NKC. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Nouakchott. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1958 (40%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1361. Return trip prices are from the LAX to NKC 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 NKC to LAX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 9 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking NKC to LAX

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 NKC to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (NKC > CDG > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $976
  • Average savings: $571 (36.9%)

See NKC to IST flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (NKC > IST > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1224
  • Average savings: $322 (20.83%)

See NKC to CDG flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (NKC > JFK > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1306
  • Average savings: $241 (15.56%)

See NKC to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from NKC to LAX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air Tahiti Nui, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Nouakchott Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6204 miles or 9984 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from NKC to LAX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NKC to LAX flight is about 12 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Nouakchott and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from NKC to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code NKC
Origination airport name Nouakchott Airport
City Nouakchott
Country Mauritania
Latitude 18.1
Longitude -15.9

Return Airport

Destination code LAX
Destination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4


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