The cheapest times to fly from SNA to AOG are

  • February 5th to May 13th
  • October 22nd 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 SNA to AOG is early March. Prices can be as high as $2499 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1034 for Monday flights around early March.


When to Fly to Anshan

Flying from Santa Ana, CA (SNA) to Anshan (AOG) will usually cost between $1096 to $1793 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 $1126. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1887. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $761 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1381 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SNA to AOG flight.

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

SNA to AOG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SNA to AOG flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Santa Ana. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AOG, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SNA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Anshan, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Santa Ana. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $250 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1276. Return trip prices are from the AOG to SNA 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 SNA to AOG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 46 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 SNA to AOG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Taoxian Airport (SHE) in Shenyang

  • 49 miles (79 km) away from AOG
  • Usually 4.38% less expensive than AOG
  • 2-layover flights available

See SNA to SHE flights


Flight Hacking SNA to AOG

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 SNA to AOG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Shanghai (SNA > PVG > AOG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1093
  • Average savings: $288 (20.83%)

See SNA to PVG flights

Hack #2: Beijing (SNA > PEK > AOG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1115
  • Average savings: $266 (19.23%)

See SNA to PEK flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (SNA > SFO > AOG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1356
  • Average savings: $25 (1.77%)

See SNA to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SNA to AOG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find an unknown number of major airlines flying this route most often: probably the largest local airline, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Anshan Air Base Airport to John Wayne-Orange County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5988 miles or 9637 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SNA to AOG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SNA to AOG flight is about 11 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Ana, CA and Anshan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from SNA to AOG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SNA
Origination airport name John Wayne-Orange County Airport
City Santa Ana, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.7
Longitude -117.9

Return Airport

Destination code AOG
Destination airport name Anshan Air Base Airport
City Anshan
Country China
Latitude 41.1
Longitude 122.9


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