The cheapest times to fly from PSC to NKG are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the weeks of January 22nd and March 5th)
  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the week of October 1st)

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 PSC to NKG is mid November. Prices can be as high as $2884 for Thursday flights during early May, or as low as $735 for Wednesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Nanjing

Flying from Pasco/Kennewick/Richland, WA (PSC) to Nanjing (NKG) will usually cost between $815 to $2003 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $834. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $2004. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1171 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1139 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PSC to NKG flight.

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

PSC to NKG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PSC to NKG flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Pasco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NKG, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PSC. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Nanjing, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Pasco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $217 (16%) 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 $1160. Return trip prices are from the NKG to PSC 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 PSC to NKG can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PSC to NKG

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 PSC to NKG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (PSC > LAX > NKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $902
  • Average savings: $238 (20.85%)

See PSC to LAX flights

Hack #2: Vancouver (PSC > YVR > NKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $937
  • Average savings: $202 (17.73%)

See PSC to YVR flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (PSC > SFO > NKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $979
  • Average savings: $160 (14.05%)

See PSC to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PSC to NKG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JAL, Korean Air, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lukou Airport to Tri Cities Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5947 miles or 9571 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PSC to NKG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PSC to NKG flight is about 11 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Pasco/Kennewick/Richland, WA and Nanjing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from PSC to NKG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PSC
Origination airport name Tri Cities Airport
City Pasco/Kennewick/Richland, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 46.3
Longitude -119.1

Return Airport

Destination code NKG
Destination airport name Lukou Airport
City Nanjing
Country China
Latitude 31.7
Longitude 118.9


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