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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKDT

Wilmington, DE

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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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