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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Anchorage, AK (ANC)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Anchorage (Fairbanks International Airport – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport) is 261 miles / 420 kilometers / 227 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Anchorage (ANC) is 363 miles / 584 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 23 minutes.

Fairbanks – Anchorage

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261
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420
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227
Nautical miles

How far is Anchorage from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Flight Duration

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

Time difference

There is no time difference between Fairbanks and Anchorage.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Fairbanks to Anchorage generates about 63 kg of CO2 per passenger, 63 kilograms is equal to 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 Fairbanks to Anchorage

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

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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

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

Alaska Airlines