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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Beckley, WV (BKW)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Beckley (Fairbanks International Airport – Raleigh County Memorial Airport) is 3225 miles / 5191 kilometers / 2803 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Beckley (BKW) is 4051 miles / 6520 kilometers and travel time by car is about 72 hours 45 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Raleigh County Memorial Airport (BKW).

How far is Beckley from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3225.481 miles
  • 5190.908 kilometers
  • 2802.866 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
  • 3218.399 miles
  • 5179.511 kilometers
  • 2796.712 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 Raleigh County Memorial Airport
City: Beckley, WV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BKW
ICAO Code: KBKW
Coordinates: 37°47′14″N, 81°7′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Beckley is 4 hours. Beckley is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Beckley, WV

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 361 kg (797 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Beckley (BKW).

Distance:
3225
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3225

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