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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Brainerd, MN (BRD)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Brainerd (Fairbanks International Airport – Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport) is 2356 miles / 3792 kilometers / 2047 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Brainerd (BRD) is 3002 miles / 4831 kilometers and travel time by car is about 54 hours 44 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD).

How far is Brainerd from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2356.019 miles
  • 3791.645 kilometers
  • 2047.324 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
  • 2349.602 miles
  • 3781.318 kilometers
  • 2041.748 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 Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
City: Brainerd, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BRD
ICAO Code: KBRD
Coordinates: 46°23′53″N, 94°8′17″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Brainerd, MN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 258 kg (570 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Brainerd (BRD).

Distance:
2356
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2356

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