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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Kalispell, MT (FCA)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Kalispell (Fairbanks International Airport – Glacier Park International Airport) is 1682 miles / 2707 kilometers / 1462 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Kalispell (FCA) is 2261 miles / 3639 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 hours 21 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Glacier Park International Airport (FCA).

How far is Kalispell from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1682.108 miles
  • 2707.090 kilometers
  • 1461.712 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
  • 1677.948 miles
  • 2700.395 kilometers
  • 1458.097 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 Glacier Park International Airport
City: Kalispell, MT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FCA
ICAO Code: KGPI
Coordinates: 48°18′37″N, 114°15′21″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Kalispell is 2 hours. Kalispell is 2 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

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Kalispell, MT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 191 kg (422 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Kalispell (FCA).

Distance:
1682
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1682

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