The cheapest times to fly from SIT to KTN are

  • April 2nd to April 15th
  • August 6th to September 2nd (except the week of August 13th)
  • September 17th to March 4th (except the weeks of December 17th and January 29th)

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 SIT to KTN is early October. Prices can be as high as $335 for Sunday flights during early May, or as low as $177 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Ketchikan

Flying from Sitka, AK (SIT) to Ketchikan, AK (KTN) will usually cost between $182 to $227 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $188. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $241. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $52 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $201 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SIT to KTN flight.

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

SIT to KTN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SIT to KTN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Sitka. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.68, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $20 (9%) 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 $192. Return trip prices are from the KTN to SIT 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 SIT to KTN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 19 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SIT to KTN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Alaska, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ketchikan International Airport to Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 183 miles or 295 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SIT to KTN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SIT to KTN flight is about 1 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Sitka, AK and Ketchikan, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 28 available flights from SIT to KTN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSIT
Origination airport nameSitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport
CitySitka, AK
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeKTN
Destination airport nameKetchikan International Airport
CityKetchikan, AK
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SIT to KTN tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 10% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 84% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave KTN heading for SIT about 10 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Ketchikan, AK is about 7 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Alaska: 10 minutes early


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