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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Waco, TX (ACT)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Waco (Fairbanks International Airport – Waco Regional Airport) is 3129 miles / 5036 kilometers / 2719 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Waco (ACT) is 3951 miles / 6358 kilometers and travel time by car is about 70 hours 37 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Waco.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Waco Regional Airport (ACT).

How far is Waco from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and Waco. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3129.353 miles
  • 5036.206 kilometers
  • 2719.334 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
  • 3125.280 miles
  • 5029.651 kilometers
  • 2715.794 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 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

B Waco Regional Airport
City: Waco, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ACT
ICAO Code: KACT
Coordinates: 31°36′40″N, 97°13′49″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Waco is 3 hours. Waco is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Waco, TX

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 350 kg (771 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Waco (ACT).

Distance:
3129
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3129

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