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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Barrow, AK (BRW)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Barrow (Fairbanks International Airport – Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport) is 503 miles / 810 kilometers / 437 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 27 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Barrow (BRW) is 552 miles / 889 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 14 minutes.

Fairbanks – Barrow

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503
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810
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437
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How far is Barrow from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 503.255 miles
  • 809.911 kilometers
  • 437.317 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
  • 501.622 miles
  • 807.282 kilometers
  • 435.897 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Fairbanks International Airport to Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport is 1 hour 27 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Fairbanks and Barrow.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Fairbanks to Barrow generates about 99 kg of CO2 per passenger, 99 kilograms is equal to 218 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Barrow

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport (BRW).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport
City: Barrow, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BRW
ICAO Code: PABR
Coordinates: 71°17′7″N, 156°45′57″W