# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Grand Rapids (Fairbanks International Airport – Gerald R. Ford International Airport) is 2804 miles / 4513 kilometers / 2437 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 48 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Grand Rapids (GRR) is 3564 miles / 5735 kilometers and travel time by car is about 65 hours 4 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR).

## How far is Grand Rapids from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2804.400 miles
• 4513.244 kilometers
• 2436.957 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
• 2797.237 miles
• 4501.716 kilometers
• 2430.732 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 Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City: Grand Rapids, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: GRR
ICAO Code: KGRR
Coordinates: 42°52′50″N, 85°31′22″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Grand Rapids is 4 hours. Grand Rapids is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 311 kg (686 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Grand Rapids (GRR).

Distance:
2804
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2804

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