The cheapest times to fly from PHF to SUN are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)

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 PHF to SUN is early December. Prices can be as high as $1544 for Sunday flights during early July, or as low as $461 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Sun Valley

Flying from Newport News/Williamsburg, VA (PHF) to Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum, ID (SUN) will usually cost between $514 to $1197 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $567. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $1228. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $661 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $756 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHF to SUN flight.

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

PHF to SUN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHF to SUN flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Newport News. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $362 (37%) 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 $635. Return trip prices are from the SUN to PHF 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 PHF to SUN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 37 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 PHF to SUN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Boise Air Terminal Airport (BOI) in Boise, ID

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from SUN
  • Usually 9.99% less expensive than SUN
  • 2-layover flights available

See PHF to BOI flights


Flight Hacking PHF to SUN

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 PHF to SUN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Salt Lake City, UT (PHF > SLC > SUN)

  • Price for both tickets: $660
  • Average savings: $97 (12.76%)

See PHF to SLC flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (PHF > SEA > SUN)

  • Price for both tickets: $674
  • Average savings: $82 (10.85%)

See PHF to SEA flights

Hack #3: Denver, CO (PHF > DEN > SUN)

  • Price for both tickets: $704
  • Average savings: $53 (6.94%)

See PHF to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PHF to SUN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Friedman Memorial Airport to Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2021 miles or 3252 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PHF to SUN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHF to SUN flight is about 4 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Newport News/Williamsburg, VA and Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum, ID?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from PHF to SUN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PHF
Origination airport name Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport
City Newport News/Williamsburg, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.1
Longitude -76.5

Return Airport

Destination code SUN
Destination airport name Friedman Memorial Airport
City Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum, ID
Country the United States
Latitude 43.5
Longitude -114.3


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