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Fares from $672 One Way, $1,137 Round Trip from Los Angeles to Port Moresby

Prices starting at $1,137 for return flights and $672 for one-way flights to Port Moresby were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Port Moresby from Los Angeles

Route Information for Flights from Los Angeles to Port Moresby

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Destination Airport IATA CodePOM
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Finding Flights from Los Angeles to Port Moresby

Search for Flights from Los Angeles

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Los Angeles Airport

The major airport serving Los Angeles and the surrounding area is the Los Angeles International Airport, better known as LAX. Located at 1 World Way, LAX is about 15 miles from downtown Los Angeles. The major domestic and international airlines providing service to the airport include Air Alaska, Southwest, Air Tran, US Airways, Sun Country, Hawaiian, Virgin Atlantic, and several more. Orbitz.com can compare the rates for most of these airlines, so you save time and money.

Airport Parking Information

LAX has many parking lots available to travelers. Long-term and short-term parking lots are available at different rates, and they range from $12 a day to $30 per day. Hourly parking is available for $2 an hour.

Transportation to the Airport

Travelers have several options to get to the airport that include LAX shuttles, buses, taxis, rental cars, and share-ride vans. Taxi fares average around $40 from LAX to downtown Los Angeles. Car rentals are available on Orbitz.com, where you will find the best rental rates available.

LAX Restaurant Information

The airport has an extensive list of snack and dining options. A short list of available restaurants includes McDonald's, Daily Grill, Starbucks, Panda Express, and Burger King. A wide variety of food choices are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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Port Moresby Airport Information

Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Port Moresby, also known as Pot Mosbi, the capital of Papua New Guinea on the Gulf of Papua. Visitors to Port Moresby fly into Jacksons International Airport, also known as Port Moresby Airport, located five miles outside of the city. Air Niugini, Airlines PNG, Qantas, Solomon Airlines and Virgin Australia offer flights to this airport. Port Moresby is a popular destination from points in Australia.

Jacksons International Airport Ground Transportation Options

The most reliable way to get from the airport is by taxi. The airport is located within five miles of the city's center, so the cost of a taxi is economical. Public mini buses, known as Public Motor Vehicles, offer service from the airport to locations throughout Port Moresby. If you are traveling light, the bus is a low-cost option.

Weather Information for Port Moresby

Port Moresby has a tropical climate with a consistent temperature throughout the year. The best time to visit is during the dry season from April through November. Daily temperatures range from 82°F to 86°F. The area gets approximately 40 inches of rain during the rainy season.

Popular Attractions in the Port Moresby Area

Popular attractions in the Port Moresby area include the Botanical Gardens, the Ela Beach Craft Market and Moitaka Wildlife Sanctuary. Port Moresby is also a popular spot for scuba diving. A good time to visit the area is in mid-September for the Hiri Moale Festival, a race of up to 100 traditional Lakatoi canoes. Orbitz.com is a budget travel planner that can help you find deals on area attractions and book cheap flights to Port Moresby.

Flights from Los Angeles to Port Moresby - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Port Moresby?

There are no direct flights between Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) and Port Moresby (POM-Jackson Intl.), so your next best option is to go with an airline that offers just one stopover. Accumulate those air miles with Philippine Airlines, Qantas or Virgin Australia.

What is the shortest flight from Los Angeles to Port Moresby?

With a minimum flight duration of 15 hours and 40 minutes, it's a wise idea to be as comfortable as possible. Built up some nice air miles? Think about using them to upgrade to a seat with more room on your Los Angeles to Port Moresby trip.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Port Moresby?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Port Moresby have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Port Moresby with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Port Moresby without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.