The cheapest times to fly from SLA to LBF are

  • May 7th to June 24th
  • July 30th to December 9th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 SLA to LBF is late May. Prices can be as high as $6440 for Monday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $1113 for Wednesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to North Platte

Flying from Salta (SLA) to North Platte, NE (LBF) will usually cost between $1217 to $4404 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $1620. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $3511. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1892 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2105 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLA to LBF flight.

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

SLA to LBF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLA to LBF flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Salta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $1063 (36%) 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 $1772. Return trip prices are from the LBF to SLA 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 SLA to LBF can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 8 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 SLA to LBF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI) in Grand Island, NE

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from LBF
  • Usually 23.02% less expensive than LBF
  • 2-layover flights available

See SLA to GRI flights

Destination alternative #2: McCook Ben Nelson Regional Airport (MCK) in McCook, NE

  • 64 miles (103 km) away from LBF
  • Usually 7.84% less expensive than LBF
  • Nonstop flights available

See SLA to MCK flights


Flight Hacking SLA to LBF

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 SLA to LBF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SLA > LAX > LBF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1299
  • Average savings: $807 (38.31%)

See SLA to MCO flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (SLA > MCO > LBF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1423
  • Average savings: $683 (32.42%)

See SLA to LAX flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (SLA > LAS > LBF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1695
  • Average savings: $410 (19.48%)

See SLA to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SLA to LBF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, American, BoA, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from North Platte Regional Lee Bird Field Airport to Salta Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5085 miles or 8183 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SLA to LBF?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLA to LBF flight is about 10 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Salta and North Platte, NE?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from SLA to LBF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSLA
Origination airport nameSalta Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeLBF
Destination airport nameNorth Platte Regional Lee Bird Field Airport
CityNorth Platte, NE
Countrythe United States


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