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City CodeKTN
Popular Airlines
  • Japan Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
Flight Time4~10 hours

The flight time to Ketchikan is approximately 4~10 hours. Find out more about the history, economy, climate and transportation options before you visit Ketchikan.


Ketchikan is a popular cruise route in Alaska. It's known both for its nearby Misty Fiords National Monument which is also home to a number of animals such as black bears, wolves, and bald eagles, and the various Native American totem poles of Ketchikan scattered in the area. The weather is typically cool and damp, but it is best during April-August in Ketchikan.

Voice of Travelers to Ketchikan

Ticket to winter wonderland

Hello, I'm Sammie. Being from Miami, spending a week in Ketchikan is new to me. Wanting to experience the Alaskan way of life, I booked a ticket to Ketchikan. I must say, I fell in love with Ketchikan. The place was just so serene and breathtaking. It will make any tourist rethink about where they're living atm and just drop everything and migrate andb ook a one-way ticket to Ketchikan. So, if you're into beautiful picturesque mountains and snow, come and book a ticket to Ketchikan immediately.

First Ticket To SNOW

Jennica here from the Philippines. I know nothing about snow. I grew up in a highly tropical country. When my dad's petition was finally granted, my mom immediately booked us a ticket to Ketchikan, which is now my home. Ketchikan's snow is just majestic, I can never get tired of it. The sights are stunning - the mountains, lakes, and more. To all Filipinos out there, if you want to experience the cold for the first time, come and book a ticket to Ketchikan and savor the beautiful mountains and the snow.

Commendable Ticket and Flight Service by Delta

I booked a ticket to Ketchikan to see the salmon run for myself, and maybe catch some. I just wanna say that this was my first time to book a ticket to Ketchikan, and my first time to book a ticket from Delta Airlines. I want to congratulate them for having such a good web interface. Securing my ticket and paying for my ticket to Ketchikan was very fast and hassle-free. Come flight day, I was even more impressed with Delta. As, the flight attendants were really attentive and accommodating. Kudos to a job well done, I will definitely book all of my ticket for flights everywhere with Delta.

Ketchikan Travel FAQs

I'm planning to book a ticket to Ketchikan, when is the best time to go to Kethcikan to catch salmon?

Anytime from June through September is the best time to book a ticketto Ketchikan if you want to catch salmons. But also, take note that it also depends on what kind of fish or salmon you are planning to catch. For example, King Salmons can be found usually in mid-May to mid-August. Cohos are found every late June-October, while humpies, ketas, reds and halibuts every July-August. Lastly, rockfish are available all year round. With this, please schedule to book your ticket accordingly to the fish schedule. _Rain, SF

Which airlines can I book a ticket to Ketchikan?

There are various airlines you can book a ticket for a flight to Ketchikan. Some of the airlines that have flights to Ketchikan include: JAL, Delta, Philippine Airlines, Alaska, Asiana, Korean Air, United, etc.

Booking a ticket to Ketchikan for a winter trip, any b&b suggestions where my family can stay?

Take note, make sure to secure your accommodation before booking a ticket to Ketchikan. In Ketchikan, there are four highly recommended bed and breakfasts: Almost Home Vacation Rentals, Black Bear Inn, Corner Vacation Rental, and Thomas Street vacation Rentals. But, Ketchikan still has a lot of other pplaces to stay in such as the Cape Fox Lodge, Gillmore Hotel, Inn at Creek Street, My Place Hotel, and The Landing Hotel - all of which are within the central area of Ketchikan.

When is the best time to book a ticket to Ketchikan?

The best time to explore and enjoy Ketchikan on a short trip or vacation is to book during the summer, when the temperature is just mild. Book your ticket within June to August. For a colder, but still milder, temperature, book a ticket to Ketchikan through May and September.

Ketchikan - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights to Ketchikan International Airport •John F. Kennedy International Airport (New York, USA) •San Francisco International Airport (California, USA) •Toronto Pearson International Airport (Canada) •London Heathrow International Airport (United Kingdom) etc.

Flight Routes to Ketchikan

Located at about a mile west away from the central Ketchikan business district, the Ketchikan International Airport serves as the main air access route for both domestic and foreign tourists. Tourists can book a ticket for flights to Ketchikan from various airlines such JAL, Delta, Philippine Airlines, Alaska, Asiana, Korean Air, United, etc.