The cheapest times to fly from ORD to AZO are

  • October 8th to November 11th
  • December 24th to July 22nd (except the weeks of February 19th, March 5th, March 26th, April 9th, April 30th, and May 7th)

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 ORD to AZO is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $486 for Thursday flights during late July, or as low as $259 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Kalamazoo

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Kalamazoo, MI (AZO) will usually cost between $259 to $307 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $259. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $312. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $53 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $261 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to AZO flight.

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

ORD to AZO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to AZO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.33, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $8 (3%) 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 $261. Return trip prices are from the AZO to ORD 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 ORD to AZO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 12 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from ORD to AZO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Muskegon County Airport (MKG) in Muskegon, MI

  • 73 miles (117 km) away from AZO
  • Usually 34.87% less expensive than AZO
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to MKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 113 miles (182 km) away from AZO
  • Usually 26.05% less expensive than AZO
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to DTW flights

Destination alternative #3: Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) in Fort Wayne, IN

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from AZO
  • Usually 24.71% less expensive than AZO
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to FWA flights

Destination alternative #4: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from AZO
  • Usually 19.54% less expensive than AZO
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to GRR flights

Destination alternative #5: Toledo Express Airport (TOL) in Toledo, OH

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from AZO
  • Usually 17.62% less expensive than AZO
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to TOL flights

Destination alternative #6: Capital Region International Airport (LAN) in Lansing, MI

  • 62 miles (100 km) away from AZO
  • Usually 14.18% less expensive than AZO
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to LAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ORD to AZO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 122 miles or 196 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ORD to AZO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to AZO flight is about 1 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Kalamazoo, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from ORD to AZO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ORD
Origination airport name Chicago O’Hare International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 42
Longitude -87.9

Return Airport

Destination code AZO
Destination airport name Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport
City Kalamazoo, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.2
Longitude -85.6


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ORD to AZO tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 25% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 15% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave AZO heading for ORD about 18 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Kalamazoo, MI is about 16 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Envoy: 18 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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