Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Great Falls, MT (GTF)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Great Falls (Fairbanks International Airport – Great Falls International Airport) is 1806 miles / 2907 kilometers / 1569 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 55 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Great Falls (GTF) is 2328 miles / 3747 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 hours 34 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Great Falls.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Great Falls International Airport (GTF).

How far is Great Falls from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1806.021 miles
• 2906.509 kilometers
• 1569.389 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
• 1801.562 miles
• 2899.333 kilometers
• 1565.515 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 Great Falls International Airport
City: Great Falls, MT
Country: United States
IATA Code: GTF
ICAO Code: KGTF
Coordinates: 47°28′55″N, 111°22′15″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Great Falls is 2 hours. Great Falls is 2 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 201 kg (442 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Great Falls (GTF).

Distance:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1806

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