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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Arcata, CA (ACV)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Arcata (Fairbanks International Airport – Arcata–Eureka Airport) is 1898 miles / 3055 kilometers / 1650 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Arcata (ACV) is 2817 miles / 4534 kilometers and travel time by car is about 53 hours 14 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Arcata–Eureka Airport (ACV).

How far is Arcata from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1898.462 miles
  • 3055.278 kilometers
  • 1649.718 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
  • 1895.888 miles
  • 3051.135 kilometers
  • 1647.481 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 Arcata–Eureka Airport
City: Arcata, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ACV
ICAO Code: KACV
Coordinates: 40°58′41″N, 124°6′32″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Arcata is 1 hour. Arcata is 1 hour ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Arcata, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 208 kg (459 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Arcata (ACV).

Distance:
1898
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1898

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