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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and New York, NY (LGA)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to New York (Fairbanks International Airport – New York LaGuardia Airport) is 3267 miles / 5257 kilometers / 2839 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to New York (LGA) is 4296 miles / 6913 kilometers and travel time by car is about 76 hours 43 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to New York.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

How far is New York from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3266.758 miles
  • 5257.337 kilometers
  • 2838.735 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
  • 3258.490 miles
  • 5244.031 kilometers
  • 2831.550 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 New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

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New York, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 366 kg (808 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → New York (LGA).

Distance:
3267
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3267

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