# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Grand Canyon, AZ (GCN)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Grand Canyon (Fairbanks International Airport – Grand Canyon National Park Airport) is 2477 miles / 3986 kilometers / 2152 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 11 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Grand Canyon (GCN) is 3417 miles / 5499 kilometers and travel time by car is about 61 hours 16 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Grand Canyon.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Grand Canyon National Park Airport (GCN).

## How far is Grand Canyon from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2477.028 miles
• 3986.391 kilometers
• 2152.479 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
• 2473.879 miles
• 3981.322 kilometers
• 2149.742 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 Grand Canyon National Park Airport
City: Grand Canyon, AZ
Country: United States
IATA Code: GCN
ICAO Code: KGCN
Coordinates: 35°57′8″N, 112°8′49″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 272 kg (601 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Grand Canyon (GCN).

Distance:
2477
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2477

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