# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Missoula, MT (MSO)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Missoula (Fairbanks International Airport – Missoula International Airport) is 1766 miles / 2842 kilometers / 1535 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Missoula (MSO) is 2369 miles / 3812 kilometers and travel time by car is about 44 hours 39 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Missoula.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Missoula International Airport (MSO).

## How far is Missoula from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1766.128 miles
• 2842.307 kilometers
• 1534.723 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
• 1762.010 miles
• 2835.680 kilometers
• 1531.145 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 Missoula International Airport
City: Missoula, MT
Country: United States
IATA Code: MSO
ICAO Code: KMSO
Coordinates: 46°54′58″N, 114°5′27″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Missoula is 2 hours. Missoula is 2 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 197 kg (435 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Missoula (MSO).

Distance:
1766
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1766

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