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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Ketchikan, AK (KTN)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Ketchikan (Fairbanks International Airport – Ketchikan International Airport) is 856 miles / 1377 kilometers / 743 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Ketchikan (KTN) is 1004 miles / 1616 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 6 minutes.

Fairbanks – Ketchikan

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856
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1377
Kilometers
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743
Nautical miles

How far is Ketchikan from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 855.547 miles
  • 1376.870 kilometers
  • 743.450 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
  • 853.288 miles
  • 1373.234 kilometers
  • 741.487 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 to Ketchikan International Airport is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Fairbanks and Ketchikan.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Fairbanks to Ketchikan generates about 140 kg of CO2 per passenger, 140 kilograms is equal to 308 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Ketchikan

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Ketchikan International Airport (KTN).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Ketchikan International Airport
City: Ketchikan, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: KTN
ICAO Code: PAKT
Coordinates: 55°21′19″N, 131°42′38″W