The cheapest times to fly from OMA to BSR are

  • January 8th to April 15th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 15th and November 19th)

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 OMA to BSR is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $5772 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $1363 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Basrah

Flying from Omaha, NE (OMA) to Basra (BSR) will usually cost between $1366 to $3241 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 $1428. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $3616. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2187 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1550 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OMA to BSR flight.

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

OMA to BSR Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BSR, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into OMA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Basrah, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Omaha. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $444 (21%) 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 $1646. Return trip prices are from the BSR to OMA 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 OMA to BSR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 30 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking OMA to BSR

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 OMA to BSR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (OMA > JFK > BSR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1371
  • Average savings: $179 (11.55%)

See OMA to JFK flights

Hack #2: Houston, TX (OMA > IAH > BSR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1385
  • Average savings: $166 (10.68%)

See OMA to IAH flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (OMA > ORD > BSR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1469
  • Average savings: $82 (5.26%)

See OMA to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from OMA to BSR? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, British Airways, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, MEA, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Basrah International Airport to Eppley Airfield Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6954 miles or 11191 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from OMA to BSR?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OMA to BSR flight is about 13 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Omaha, NE and Basra?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from OMA to BSR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeOMA
Origination airport nameEppley Airfield Airport
CityOmaha, NE
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeBSR
Destination airport nameBasrah International Airport


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