# 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
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
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.

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## 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:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1723

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