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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Distance from Fairbanks to Houston (Fairbanks International Airport – George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 3281 miles / 5280 kilometers / 2851 nautical miles.

How far is Houston from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3280.650 miles
  • 5279.695 kilometers
  • 2850.807 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
  • 3276.709 miles
  • 5273.353 kilometers
  • 2847.383 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is 6 hours 42 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Houston is 3 hours. Houston is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks
Houston

Fairbanks, AK

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Houston, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 373 kg (823 pounds).

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 George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

Map

Fairbanks to Houston flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Houston (IAH).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
3281
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3281

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