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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Grand Forks, ND (GFK)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Grand Forks (Fairbanks International Airport – Grand Forks International Airport) is 2183 miles / 3513 kilometers / 1897 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Grand Forks (GFK) is 2809 miles / 4521 kilometers and travel time by car is about 51 hours 1 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Grand Forks International Airport (GFK).

How far is Grand Forks from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2183.112 miles
  • 3513.377 kilometers
  • 1897.072 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
  • 2176.976 miles
  • 3503.504 kilometers
  • 1891.741 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 Grand Forks International Airport
City: Grand Forks, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GFK
ICAO Code: KGFK
Coordinates: 47°56′57″N, 97°10′33″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Grand Forks, ND

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 238 kg (526 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Grand Forks (GFK).

Distance:
2183
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2183

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