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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 75 hours 7 minutes.

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).

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).

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

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

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Washington D.C.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 368 kg (812 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

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

Distance:
3284
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3284

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