Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Grand Island.
Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI).
How far is Grand Island from Fairbanks?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and Grand Island. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2541.125 miles
- 4089.545 kilometers
- 2208.177 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
- 2535.650 miles
- 4080.733 kilometers
- 2203.420 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Fairbanks and Grand Island is 3 hours. Grand Island is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.
Grand Island, NE
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 280 kg (617 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Fairbanks (FAI) → Grand Island (GRI).