Flights To Anchorage From Vancouver (YVR to ANC)
Air Canada and Air Canada Express (Jazz Aviation) are the only Canadian airlines with flights to Anchorage, Alaska. The cheapest month for flights from Vancouver YVR to Anchorage ANC is August. The airline with the most flights to Anchorage is Alaska Airlines. The most frequent connection point for one stop flights is the Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in Washington. The busiest months for flights to ANC are June, July and August, where passenger volumes are twice the average of other months.
Non-Stop Flights to Anchorage
Although the Vancouver International Airport YVR is one of Canada's busiest airports, there are no year-round non-stop flights to Anchorage, Alaska. There are non-stop flights in the Spring/Summer months. You can fly with United Airlines or Air Canada non-stop. The flight time is approximately 3 hours and 10 minutes and the distance is 1,328 miles.
One Stop Flights
Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, American Airlines, Continental, Horizon Air and United Airlines all use Seattle as a hub for Alaska bound flights. From Seattle, these airlines have daily, non-stop flights to Alaska.
In addition to the airlines using Seattle/Tacoma (SEA) as a hub. You can book one stop flights with Delta Air Lines and US Airways. Delta's most frequent one stop flight connection point when flying from Vancouver to ANC is Salt Lake City (SLC) in Utah. US Airways use the Sky Harbour International Airport (PHX) in Phoenix Arizona as their hub for ANC bound flights.
Cheap Airline Tickets From Vancouver to Anchorage YVR to ANC
When searching for cheap airline tickets to Anchorage from Vancouver, travel search engines like Travelocity and cheap flight aggregators like LowFares.com and Mobissimo use the airport codes YVR and ANC. Generally the cheapest days of the week to fly are mid-week on Tuesday and Wednesday. The most expensive days of the week are on the weekend, both Saturday and Sunday.
About Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport - ANC
The Ted Stevens International Airport is located just 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) from downtown. The airport was renamed in honour of Ted Stevens who served as a US Senator for 41 years. This stands as the longest serving Republican Senator in US history. The airport serves approximately 5 million passengers per year.
ANC is Alaska Airlines second largest airport hub after Seattle/Tacoma. Ted Stevens is the busiest airport in the state. The other two main airports in the State are Fairbanks and Juneau. However, their passenger volumes are only around half a million passengers per year.
There are three paved runways, each is over 10,000 feet. There are two terminals, the South Terminal is for domestic traffic and the North Terminal is for International passengers.Transportation - there is public bus service from the airport to downtown. The major car rental companies are located at the airport as well as taxi, limousine service and hotel shuttle buses are available from the airport.