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Distance between Bangor, ME (BGR) and Wales, AK (WAA)

Flight distance from Bangor to Wales (Bangor International Airport – Wales Airport (Alaska)) is 3708 miles / 5967 kilometers / 3222 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Bangor (BGR) to Wales (WAA) is 5355 miles / 8618 kilometers and travel time by car is about 184 hours 14 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Bangor to Wales.

Shortest flight path between Bangor International Airport (BGR) and Wales Airport (Alaska) (WAA).

How far is Wales from Bangor?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Bangor and Wales. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3707.917 miles
  • 5967.314 kilometers
  • 3222.092 nautical miles

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

Haversine formula
  • 3696.901 miles
  • 5949.586 kilometers
  • 3212.519 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).

Airport information


A Bangor International Airport
City: Bangor, ME
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BGR
ICAO Code: KBGR
Coordinates: 44°48′26″N, 68°49′41″W

B Wales Airport (Alaska)
City: Wales, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: WAA
ICAO Code: PAIW
Coordinates: 65°37′21″N, 168°5′42″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Bangor and Wales is 4 hours. Wales is 4 hours behind Bangor.

Time Difference

Bangor, ME

 EST

Wales, AK

 AKST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 420 kg (926 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Bangor (BGR) → Wales (WAA).

Distance:
3708
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3708

Round trip?