# 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
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
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.

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## 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:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1898

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