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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Butte, MT (BTM)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Butte (Fairbanks International Airport – Bert Mooney Airport) is 1863 miles / 2999 kilometers / 1619 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Butte (BTM) is 2475 miles / 3983 kilometers and travel time by car is about 44 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Bert Mooney Airport (BTM).

How far is Butte from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1863.379 miles
  • 2998.817 kilometers
  • 1619.232 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
  • 1859.131 miles
  • 2991.982 kilometers
  • 1615.541 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 Bert Mooney Airport
City: Butte, MT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BTM
ICAO Code: KBTM
Coordinates: 45°57′17″N, 112°29′49″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Butte is 2 hours. Butte is 2 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Butte, MT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 205 kg (452 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Butte (BTM).

Distance:
1863
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1863

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