# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Wilmington, DE (ILG)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Wilmington (Fairbanks International Airport – Wilmington Airport (Delaware)) is 3279 miles / 5277 kilometers / 2849 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Wilmington (ILG) is 4253 miles / 6844 kilometers and travel time by car is about 75 hours 59 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Wilmington.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Wilmington Airport (Delaware) (ILG).

## How far is Wilmington from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3278.888 miles
• 5276.859 kilometers
• 2849.276 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
• 3270.936 miles
• 5264.061 kilometers
• 2842.365 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 Wilmington Airport (Delaware)
City: Wilmington, DE
Country: United States
IATA Code: ILG
ICAO Code: KILG
Coordinates: 39°40′43″N, 75°36′23″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Wilmington is 4 hours. Wilmington is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 368 kg (811 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Wilmington (ILG).

Distance:
3279
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3279

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