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How far is Fairbanks, AK, from Anchorage, AK?

The distance between Anchorage (Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport) and Fairbanks (Fairbanks International Airport) is 261 miles / 420 kilometers / 227 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Anchorage (ANC) to Fairbanks (FAI) is 363 miles / 584 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 26 minutes.

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport – Fairbanks International Airport

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Distance from Anchorage to Fairbanks

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Anchorage to Fairbanks. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 260.964 miles
  • 419.981 kilometers
  • 226.772 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 260.317 miles
  • 418.939 kilometers
  • 226.209 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

How long does it take to fly from Anchorage to Fairbanks?

The estimated flight time from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Fairbanks International Airport is 59 minutes.

What is the time difference between Anchorage and Fairbanks?

There is no time difference between Anchorage and Fairbanks.

Flight carbon footprint between Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI)

On average, flying from Anchorage to Fairbanks generates about 63 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 63 kilograms equals 140 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Anchorage to Fairbanks

Shortest flight path between Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

Airport information

Origin Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City: Anchorage, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ANC
ICAO Code: PANC
Coordinates: 61°10′27″N, 149°59′45″W
Destination Fairbanks International Airport
City: Fairbanks, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″W

Airlines flying from Anchorage (ANC) to Fairbanks (FAI)

Alaska Airlines