# 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
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
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.

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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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