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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Lewiston, ID (LWS)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Lewiston (Fairbanks International Airport – Lewiston–Nez Perce County Airport) is 1723 miles / 2773 kilometers / 1498 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Lewiston (LWS) is 2376 miles / 3824 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 4 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Lewiston.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Lewiston–Nez Perce County Airport (LWS).

How far is Lewiston from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1723.326 miles
  • 2773.425 kilometers
  • 1497.529 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
  • 1719.568 miles
  • 2767.376 kilometers
  • 1494.263 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 Lewiston–Nez Perce County Airport
City: Lewiston, ID
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LWS
ICAO Code: KLWS
Coordinates: 46°22′28″N, 117°0′53″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Lewiston is 1 hour. Lewiston is 1 hour ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Lewiston, ID

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 194 kg (428 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Lewiston (LWS).

Distance:
1723
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1723

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