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Find an Award Flight to Anchorage

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About half of Alaska’s population lives in the state’s largest city, Anchorage. It is located in the midst of raw, majestic wilderness, making it an outdoor paradise with impressive scenery, abundant wildlife and well-developed ecotourism. Basing your adventures out of Anchorage allows you to also enjoy all the amenities you’d expect from a major metropolitan area.

Alaska and the area around Anchorage have a lot to offer, like salmon fishing, bear watching, 300 miles of trails and more than 60 magnificent glaciers. In winter there’s also sledding, ice fishing and skiing. And don’t forget about the midnight sun celebrations.

The resorts, hotels, cabins and campgrounds in Anchorage are surrounded by truly impressive scenery. State and National Parks are literally steps away from the city. While in town, enjoy a sightseeing tour, visit local museums and meet Alaska’s native people and their diverse cultures.

The Chugach Mountains near Anchorage
The Chugach Mountains near Anchorage

Anchorage is far from the lower 48, but you can still get there with miles from any of the major U.S. carriers.

AAdvantage Miles and the Oneworld Alliance

American Airlines flies to Anchorage from Dallas and Phoenix.

Round-trip tickets from the lower 48 to Anchorage purchased with AAdvantage miles cost:

  • 25,000 miles in economy
  • 50,000 in business
  • 65,000 in first

MileagePlus Miles and the Star Alliance

United Airlines flies to Anchorage from Denver and New York, and seasonally from Chicago, Houston and San Francisco.
Round-trip tickets  purchased with MileagePlus miles cost:

  • 35,000 miles in economy
  • 60,000 in business
  • First class is not offered
Sunset over Anchorage
Sunset over Anchorage

SkyMiles and the SkyTeam

Delta Airlines flies to Anchorage from Minneapolis and Seattle, and seasonally from Atlanta and Salt Lake City.
Round-trip tickets purchased with SkyMiles cost:

  • 25,000 miles in economy
  • 50,000 in business
  • First class cannot be purchased with SkyMiles

Alaska Airlines

Not surprisingly, Alaska Airlines has more flights to Alaska than any other carrier. The airline is partners with both American and Delta, so you can buy tickets with miles from AAdvantage, MileagePlus or Alaska’s own loyalty program, Mileage Plan.

It flies to Anchorage from Chicago, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle, and seasonally from Las Vegas and Phoenix.

The cost is the same with miles from any of the programs:

  • 25,000 miles in economy
  • 50,000 in business
The Anchorage skyline
The Anchorage skyline

JetBlue Airways

JetBlue Airways flies to Anchorage seasonally from Long Beach, Portland and Seattle. The price of award flights purchased through its loyalty program, TrueBlue, are tied to the current cash price of the ticket.

Sun Country

Sun Country Airlines flies  to Anchorage seasonally from Minneapolis. Like JetBlue, the cost of Sun Country’s award flights are tied to the current cash price of the ticket.

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