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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and McGrath, AK (MCG)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to McGrath (Fairbanks International Airport – McGrath Airport) is 269 miles / 433 kilometers / 234 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to McGrath (MCG) is 278 miles / 448 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 46 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and McGrath Airport (MCG).

How far is McGrath from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 269.238 miles
  • 433.297 kilometers
  • 233.961 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
  • 268.291 miles
  • 431.773 kilometers
  • 233.139 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 McGrath Airport
City: McGrath, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MCG
ICAO Code: PAMC
Coordinates: 62°57′10″N, 155°36′21″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Fairbanks and McGrath.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

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McGrath, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 65 kg (143 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → McGrath (MCG).

Distance:
269
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
269

Round trip?