The cheapest times to fly from SLC to BGW are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • April 2nd to April 22nd
  • August 13th 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 SLC to BGW is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $5625 for Friday flights during early July, or as low as $1175 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Baghdad

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Baghdad (BGW) will usually cost between $1206 to $2446 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $1228. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $2507. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1279 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1459 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to BGW flight.

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

SLC to BGW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to BGW flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Baghdad, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Salt Lake City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $355 (18%) 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 $1493. Return trip prices are from the BGW to SLC 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 SLC to BGW can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SLC to BGW

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 SLC to BGW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SLC > LAX > BGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1210
  • Average savings: $249 (17.07%)

See SLC to LAX flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (SLC > JFK > BGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1235
  • Average savings: $224 (15.35%)

See SLC to JFK flights

Hack #3: Houston, TX (SLC > IAH > BGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1267
  • Average savings: $192 (13.16%)

See SLC to IAH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SLC to BGW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, atlasglobal, British Airways, CSA, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Gulf Air, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, MEA, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Al Muthana Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7097 miles or 11421 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SLC to BGW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to BGW flight is about 13 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Baghdad?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from SLC to BGW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLC
Origination airport name Salt Lake City International Airport
City Salt Lake City, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -112

Return Airport

Destination code BGW
Destination airport name Al Muthana Airport
City Baghdad
Country Iraq
Latitude 33.3
Longitude 44.4


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