The cheapest times to fly from YKM to FSD are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • October 15th to March 11th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

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 YKM to FSD is mid February. Prices can be as high as $6900 for Monday flights during early August, or as low as $385 for Tuesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Sioux Falls

Flying from Yakima, WA (YKM) to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD) will usually cost between $575 to $923 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $570. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2142. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1571 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $771 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YKM to FSD flight.

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

YKM to FSD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YKM to FSD flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Yakima. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.41, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FSD, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into YKM. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Sioux Falls, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Yakima. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $166 (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 $708. Return trip prices are from the FSD to YKM 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 YKM to FSD can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 6 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking YKM to FSD

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 YKM to FSD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (YKM > SEA > FSD)

  • Price for both tickets: $585
  • Average savings: $186 (24.12%)

See YKM to SEA flights

Hack #2: Minneapolis, MN (YKM > MSP > FSD)

  • Price for both tickets: $597
  • Average savings: $174 (22.57%)

See YKM to MSP flights

Hack #3: Denver, CO (YKM > DEN > FSD)

  • Price for both tickets: $616
  • Average savings: $155 (20.1%)

See YKM to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from YKM to FSD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Joe Foss Field Airport to Yakima Air Terminal/McAllister Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1175 miles or 1891 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from YKM to FSD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YKM to FSD flight is about 3 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Yakima, WA and Sioux Falls, SD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from YKM to FSD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YKM
Origination airport name Yakima Air Terminal/McAllister Field Airport
City Yakima, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 46.6
Longitude -120.5

Return Airport

Destination code FSD
Destination airport name Joe Foss Field Airport
City Sioux Falls, SD
Country the United States
Latitude 43.6
Longitude -96.7


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