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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Washington D.C. (IAD)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Washington D.C. (Fairbanks International Airport – Washington Dulles International Airport) is 3267 miles / 5257 kilometers / 2839 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Washington D.C. (IAD) is 4187 miles / 6738 kilometers and travel time by car is about 75 hours 0 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Washington D.C..

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

How far is Washington D.C. from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and Washington D.C.. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3266.727 miles
  • 5257.287 kilometers
  • 2838.708 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
  • 3259.072 miles
  • 5244.968 kilometers
  • 2832.056 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 Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Washington D.C. is 4 hours. Washington D.C. is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Washington D.C.

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 366 kg (807 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Washington D.C. (IAD).

Distance:
3267
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3267

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