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

Distance from Fairbanks to Buffalo (Fairbanks International Airport – Buffalo Niagara International Airport) is 3001 miles / 4830 kilometers / 2608 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) to Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) is 6 hours 10 minutes.

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

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Fairbanks, AK

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Buffalo, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 339 kg (748 pounds).

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

Map

Fairbanks to Buffalo flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Buffalo (BUF).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3001

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