The cheapest times to fly from PSG to SWA are

  • January 15th to May 6th (except the weeks of March 19th, March 26th, and April 16th)
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 PSG to SWA is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $2977 for Wednesday flights during early August, or as low as $949 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Petersburg, AK (PSG) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $1064 to $2437 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1295. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2539. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1244 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1632 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PSG to SWA flight.

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

PSG to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PSG to SWA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Petersburg. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SWA, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into PSG. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shantou, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Petersburg. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $304 (17%) 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 $1478. Return trip prices are from the SWA to PSG 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 PSG to SWA 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 2 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PSG to SWA

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 PSG to SWA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (PSG > SFO > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1586
  • Average savings: $47 (2.85%)

See PSG to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PSG to SWA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Hainan, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to Petersburg James A Johnson Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5587 miles or 8991 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PSG to SWA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PSG to SWA flight is about 11 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Petersburg, AK and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from PSG to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PSG
Origination airport name Petersburg James A Johnson Airport
City Petersburg, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 56.8
Longitude -132.9

Return Airport

Destination code SWA
Destination airport name Waisha Airport
City Shantou
Country China
Latitude 23.4
Longitude 116.8


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