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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Bismarck, ND (BIS)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Bismarck (Fairbanks International Airport – Bismarck Municipal Airport) is 2143 miles / 3449 kilometers / 1862 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Bismarck (BIS) is 2670 miles / 4297 kilometers and travel time by car is about 49 hours 5 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Bismarck Municipal Airport (BIS).

How far is Bismarck from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2143.184 miles
  • 3449.121 kilometers
  • 1862.376 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
  • 2137.519 miles
  • 3440.003 kilometers
  • 1857.453 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 Bismarck Municipal Airport
City: Bismarck, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BIS
ICAO Code: KBIS
Coordinates: 46°46′21″N, 100°44′45″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Bismarck, ND

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 234 kg (516 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Bismarck (BIS).

Distance:
2143
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2143

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