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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Watertown, SD

 CST

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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