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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Grand Rapids, MI

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Grand Rapids (GRR).

Distance:
2804
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2804

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