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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

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Missoula, MT

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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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1766

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