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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Buffalo, NY (BUF)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Buffalo (Fairbanks International Airport – Buffalo Niagara International Airport) is 3001 miles / 4830 kilometers / 2608 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Buffalo (BUF) is 3946 miles / 6350 kilometers and travel time by car is about 71 hours 59 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF).

How far is Buffalo from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3001.312 miles
  • 4830.143 kilometers
  • 2608.069 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
  • 2993.375 miles
  • 4817.370 kilometers
  • 2601.172 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 Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUF
ICAO Code: KBUF
Coordinates: 42°56′25″N, 78°43′55″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Buffalo is 4 hours. Buffalo is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Buffalo, NY

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 334 kg (737 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Buffalo (BUF).

Distance:
3001
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3001

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