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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Bethel, AK (BET)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Bethel (Fairbanks International Airport – Bethel Airport) is 522 miles / 841 kilometers / 454 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 29 minutes.

Map of flight path from Fairbanks to Bethel.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Bethel Airport (BET).

How far is Bethel from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 522.341 miles
  • 840.627 kilometers
  • 453.902 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
  • 520.586 miles
  • 837.801 kilometers
  • 452.377 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 Bethel Airport
City: Bethel, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BET
ICAO Code: PABE
Coordinates: 60°46′47″N, 161°50′16″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Fairbanks and Bethel.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

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Bethel, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 102 kg (225 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Bethel (BET).

Distance:
522
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
522

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