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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Boston, MA (BOS)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Boston (Fairbanks International Airport – Logan International Airport) is 3260 miles / 5246 kilometers / 2833 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Boston (BOS) is 4389 miles / 7064 kilometers and travel time by car is about 80 hours 2 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Logan International Airport (BOS).

How far is Boston from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3259.831 miles
  • 5246.189 kilometers
  • 2832.716 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
  • 3251.098 miles
  • 5232.135 kilometers
  • 2825.127 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 Logan International Airport
City: Boston, MA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BOS
ICAO Code: KBOS
Coordinates: 42°21′51″N, 71°0′18″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Boston, MA

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 365 kg (806 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Boston (BOS).

Distance:
3260
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3260

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