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

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Detroit (Fairbanks International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 2906 miles / 4677 kilometers / 2525 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Detroit (DTW) is 3762 miles / 6054 kilometers and travel time by car is about 67 hours 26 minutes.

## 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).

## Airport information

A Fairbanks International Airport
City: Fairbanks, AK
Country: 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
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 323 kg (712 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
2906
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2906

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