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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Billings, MT (BIL)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Billings (Fairbanks International Airport – Billings Logan International Airport) is 1978 miles / 3183 kilometers / 1719 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Billings (BIL) is 2540 miles / 4088 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 39 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Billings.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Billings Logan International Airport (BIL).

How far is Billings from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1977.749 miles
  • 3182.878 kilometers
  • 1718.617 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
  • 1973.052 miles
  • 3175.320 kilometers
  • 1714.536 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 Billings Logan International Airport
City: Billings, MT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BIL
ICAO Code: KBIL
Coordinates: 45°48′27″N, 108°32′34″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Billings is 2 hours. Billings is 2 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

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Billings, MT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 216 kg (475 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Billings (BIL).

Distance:
1978
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1978

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