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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Fargo, ND (FAR)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Fargo (Fairbanks International Airport – Hector International Airport) is 2249 miles / 3620 kilometers / 1954 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Fargo (FAR) is 2858 miles / 4600 kilometers and travel time by car is about 52 hours 3 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Fargo.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Hector International Airport (FAR).

How far is Fargo from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and Fargo. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2249.184 miles
  • 3619.711 kilometers
  • 1954.488 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
  • 2243.052 miles
  • 3609.843 kilometers
  • 1949.159 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 Hector International Airport
City: Fargo, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAR
ICAO Code: KFAR
Coordinates: 46°55′14″N, 96°48′56″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Fargo is 3 hours. Fargo is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Fargo, ND

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 246 kg (542 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Fargo (FAR).

Distance:
2249
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2249

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