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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Washington D.C. (Fairbanks International Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 3284 miles / 5286 kilometers / 2854 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Washington D.C. (DCA) is 4195 miles / 6752 kilometers and travel time by car is about 79 hours 54 minutes.

Fairbanks – Washington D.C.

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5286
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2854
Nautical miles

How far is Washington D.C. from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3284.390 miles
  • 5285.714 kilometers
  • 2854.057 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
  • 3276.700 miles
  • 5273.337 kilometers
  • 2847.374 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 Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is 6 hours 43 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Fairbanks and Washington D.C. is 4 hours. Washington D.C. is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.
Fairbanks time to Washington D.C. time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Fairbanks to Washington D.C. generates about 368 kg of CO2 per passenger, 368 kilograms is equal to 812 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 Washington D.C.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

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 Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W