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

Distance from Fairbanks to Washington D.C. (Fairbanks International Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 3284 miles / 5286 kilometers / 2854 nautical miles.

How far is Washington D.C. from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and Washington D.C.. 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 (FAI) to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is 6 hours 43 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 374 kg (824 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 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

Fairbanks to Washington D.C. flight path

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Washington D.C. (DCA).

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Air miles:
3284
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3284

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