Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Houston.
Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).
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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Fairbanks and Houston is 3 hours. Houston is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 368 kg (811 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Fairbanks (FAI) → Houston (IAH).