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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 54 hours 17 minutes.

Fairbanks – Grand Forks

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2183
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3513
Kilometers
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1897
Nautical miles

How far is Grand Forks from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Fairbanks International Airport to Grand Forks International Airport is 4 hours 38 minutes.

Time difference

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

On average flying from Fairbanks to Grand Forks generates about 238 kg of CO2 per passenger, 238 kilograms is equal to 526 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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