Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Detroit.
Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).
How far is Detroit from Fairbanks?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and Detroit. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2906.063 miles
- 4676.856 kilometers
- 2525.300 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
- 2898.713 miles
- 4665.026 kilometers
- 2518.913 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Fairbanks and Detroit is 4 hours. Detroit is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 323 kg (712 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Fairbanks (FAI) → Detroit (DTW).