The cheapest times to fly from OTZ to ANC are

  • January 8th to April 22nd (except the week of March 5th)
  • May 21st to July 22nd
  • October 15th to November 18th (except the week of October 29th)

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 OTZ to ANC is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $408 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $296 for Monday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Anchorage

Flying from Kotzebue, AK (OTZ) to Anchorage, AK (ANC) will usually cost between $296 to $326 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 $296. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $329. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $32 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $298 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OTZ to ANC flight.

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

OTZ to ANC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OTZ to ANC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kotzebue. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday 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 $8 (3%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $297. Return trip prices are from the ANC to OTZ 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 OTZ to ANC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 58 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from OTZ to ANC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Ralph Wien Memorial Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 547 miles or 880 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OTZ to ANC flight is about 1 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Kotzebue, AK and Anchorage, AK?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code OTZ
Origination airport name Ralph Wien Memorial Airport
City Kotzebue, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 66.9
Longitude -162.6

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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from OTZ to ANC tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 3% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 78% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ANC heading for OTZ about 11 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Anchorage, AK is about 8 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Alaska: 11 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting


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