# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Watertown, SD (ATY)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Watertown (Fairbanks International Airport – Watertown Regional Airport) is 2350 miles / 3782 kilometers / 2042 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Watertown (ATY) is 2998 miles / 4825 kilometers and travel time by car is about 54 hours 5 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Watertown.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Watertown Regional Airport (ATY).

## How far is Watertown from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2349.788 miles
• 3781.617 kilometers
• 2041.910 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
• 2343.815 miles
• 3772.004 kilometers
• 2036.719 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 Watertown Regional Airport
City: Watertown, SD
Country: United States
IATA Code: ATY
ICAO Code: KATY
Coordinates: 44°54′50″N, 97°9′16″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 258 kg (568 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Watertown (ATY).

Distance:
2350
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2350

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