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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Harrisburg, PA (MDT)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Harrisburg (Fairbanks International Airport – Harrisburg International Airport) is 3215 miles / 5174 kilometers / 2794 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Harrisburg (MDT) is 4160 miles / 6695 kilometers and travel time by car is about 74 hours 15 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Harrisburg International Airport (MDT).

How far is Harrisburg from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3215.275 miles
  • 5174.484 kilometers
  • 2793.998 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
  • 3207.391 miles
  • 5161.796 kilometers
  • 2787.147 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 Harrisburg International Airport
City: Harrisburg, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDT
ICAO Code: KMDT
Coordinates: 40°11′36″N, 76°45′48″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Harrisburg, PA

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 360 kg (794 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Harrisburg (MDT).

Distance:
3215
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3215

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