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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Bluefield, WV (BLF)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Bluefield (Fairbanks International Airport – Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)) is 3252 miles / 5233 kilometers / 2826 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Bluefield (BLF) is 4087 miles / 6578 kilometers and travel time by car is about 73 hours 27 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Mercer County Airport (West Virginia) (BLF).

How far is Bluefield from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3251.607 miles
  • 5232.955 kilometers
  • 2825.569 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
  • 3244.606 miles
  • 5221.688 kilometers
  • 2819.486 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 Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)
City: Bluefield, WV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BLF
ICAO Code: KBLF
Coordinates: 37°17′44″N, 81°12′27″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Bluefield, WV

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 364 kg (803 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Bluefield (BLF).

Distance:
3252
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3252

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