The cheapest times to fly from PLN to FCA are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 2nd to May 6th
  • June 4th to June 24th (except the week of June 11th)
  • September 10th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, December 24th, and February 12th)

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 PLN to FCA is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1242 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $465 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Kalispell

Flying from Pellston, MI (PLN) to Kalispell, MT (FCA) will usually cost between $566 to $1071 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $589. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $978. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $389 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $792 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PLN to FCA flight.

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

PLN to FCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PLN to FCA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Pellston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


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 $212 (24%) 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 $691. Return trip prices are from the FCA to PLN 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 PLN to FCA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 29 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 PLN to FCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Great Falls International Airport (GTF) in Great Falls, MT

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from FCA
  • Usually 10.98% less expensive than FCA
  • 2-layover flights available

See PLN to GTF flights


Flight Hacking PLN to FCA

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 PLN to FCA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Minneapolis, MN (PLN > MSP > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $703
  • Average savings: $89 (11.24%)

See PLN to MSP flights

Hack #2: St. Louis, MO (PLN > STL > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $725
  • Average savings: $67 (8.46%)

See PLN to STL flights

Hack #3: Columbus, OH (PLN > CMH > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $759
  • Average savings: $33 (4.17%)

See PLN to CMH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PLN to FCA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Glacier Park International Airport to Pellston Regional of Emmet County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1394 miles or 2243 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PLN to FCA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PLN to FCA flight is about 3 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Pellston, MI and Kalispell, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from PLN to FCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PLN
Origination airport name Pellston Regional of Emmet County Airport
City Pellston, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 45.6
Longitude -84.8

Return Airport

Destination code FCA
Destination airport name Glacier Park International Airport
City Kalispell, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 48.3
Longitude -114.3


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