# 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
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
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.

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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
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1978

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