# 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
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
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.

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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
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1863

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