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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Distance from Fairbanks to Detroit (Fairbanks International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 2906 miles / 4677 kilometers / 2525 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) to Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is 6 hours 0 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Detroit is 4 hours. Detroit is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks
Detroit

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 328 kg (723 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 Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

Map

Fairbanks to Detroit flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Detroit (DTW).

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Air miles:
2906
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2906

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