Cheap flights from Des Moines to Fairbanks (DSM - FAI)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Fairbanks (FAI)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to FAI flight in 2021: compare Des Moines to Fairbanks flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Fairbanks.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Des Moines to Fairbanks?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 54%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Des Moines to Fairbanks?

To save on the cost of your flight from Des Moines to Fairbanks, book at least 49 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 67% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $453 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $577.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Fairbanks (DSM - FAI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Des Moines to Fairbanks is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 22% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Fairbanks in May, June 2021

The best prices found for DSM to FAI flights for May, June
10 Jun - 17 Jun
$310pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
10 Jun - 17 Jun
$324pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
10 Jun - 17 Jun
$448pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
     
3 STOPS
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Fairbanks 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Fairbanks from Des Moines found for this year
7 Aug - 15 Aug
$260pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
10 Aug - 10 Aug
$309pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
   
2 STOPS
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
4 Aug - 14 Aug
$310pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Fairbanks

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to Fairbanks due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Des Moines and Fairbanks for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to Fairbanks have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Delta, United Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Fairbanks for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Fairbanks for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $260, but on average you can expect to pay $388.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to Fairbanks for under $300 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Des Moines to Fairbanks, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Fairbanks?

The rainfall in Des Moines is generally less than the rainfall in Fairbanks. This will continue over the next 18 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Fairbanks?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 86 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Fairbanks is generally colder than in Des Moines. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Des Moines to Fairbanks?

A quick flight from Des Moines to Fairbanks can take about 8h 49m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $467. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Des Moines to Fairbanks round-trip?

Flying on Delta is currently your cheapest option to Fairbanks, with prices starting at $260. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $439 and $448, respectively.

Destination information for Fairbanks

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Fairbanks.
Average temperature for May in Fairbanks
62.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Fairbanks
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Fairbanks

Top 3 airlines flying from Des Moines to Fairbanks

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Fairbanks choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$316 $505 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$196 $549 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$409 $587 No cancel fee N/A
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