# 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
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
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.

AKDT

CDT

## 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

Round trip?