The cheapest times to fly from SDF to OKA are

  • January 8th to April 8th (except the weeks of March 19th and March 26th)
  • May 14th to June 17th
  • September 17th to October 7th
  • October 29th 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 SDF to OKA is mid January. Prices can be as high as $2516 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1331 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Okinawa Island

Flying from Louisville, KY (SDF) to Okinawa (OKA) will usually cost between $1419 to $1978 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1437. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1987. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $550 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1529 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SDF to OKA flight.

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

SDF to OKA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SDF to OKA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Louisville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $248 (14%) 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 $1480. Return trip prices are from the OKA to SDF 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 SDF to OKA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 28 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SDF to OKA

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 SDF to OKA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Taipei (SDF > TPE > OKA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1032
  • Average savings: $497 (32.5%)

See SDF to TPE flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (SDF > LAX > OKA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1076
  • Average savings: $453 (29.63%)

See SDF to LAX flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (SDF > JFK > OKA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1142
  • Average savings: $388 (25.34%)

See SDF to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SDF to OKA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, Asiana, Delta, JAL, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Naha Airport to Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7491 miles or 12056 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SDF to OKA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SDF to OKA flight is about 14 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Louisville, KY and Okinawa?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from SDF to OKA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSDF
Origination airport nameLouisville International-Standiford Field Airport
CityLouisville, KY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeOKA
Destination airport nameNaha Airport


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