The cheapest times to fly from SCO to LAN are

  • January 15th to July 15th (except the weeks of January 22nd, February 12th, February 19th, and March 19th)
  • October 29th to November 18th (except the week of November 5th)
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 SCO to LAN is early March. Prices can be as high as $9990 for Monday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $2063 for Tuesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to Lansing

Flying from Aktau (SCO) to Lansing, MI (LAN) will usually cost between $3750 to $9969 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $5064. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $7030. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1966 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5608 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCO to LAN flight.

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

SCO to LAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCO to LAN flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Aktau. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.6, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAN, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into SCO. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Lansing, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Aktau. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3859 (41%) 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 $4469. Return trip prices are from the LAN to SCO 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 SCO to LAN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 31 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from SCO to LAN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from LAN
  • Usually 30.83% less expensive than LAN
  • 2-layover flights available

See SCO to DTW flights

Destination alternative #2: Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) in Fort Wayne, IN

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from LAN
  • Usually 5.21% less expensive than LAN
  • Nonstop flights available

See SCO to FWA flights

Destination alternative #3: Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) in Kalamazoo, MI

  • 62 miles (100 km) away from LAN
  • Usually 2.44% less expensive than LAN
  • Nonstop flights available

See SCO to AZO flights

Destination alternative #4: South Bend International Airport (SBN) in South Bend, IN

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from LAN
  • Usually 0.21% less expensive than LAN
  • 2-layover flights available

See SCO to SBN flights


Flight Hacking SCO to LAN

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 SCO to LAN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (SCO > SVO > LAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $870
  • Average savings: $4738 (84.49%)

See SCO to KBP flights

Hack #2: Kiev (SCO > KBP > LAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1108
  • Average savings: $4500 (80.24%)

See SCO to SVO flights

Hack #3: Baku (SCO > GYD > LAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1252
  • Average savings: $4356 (77.67%)

See SCO to GYD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SCO to LAN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Frontier, Hainan, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Capital Region International Airport to Shevchenko Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5852 miles or 9418 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SCO to LAN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCO to LAN flight is about 11 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Aktau and Lansing, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from SCO to LAN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSCO
Origination airport nameShevchenko Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeLAN
Destination airport nameCapital Region International Airport
CityLansing, MI
Countrythe United States


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