# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Kotzebue, AK (OTZ)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Kotzebue (Fairbanks International Airport – Ralph Wien Memorial Airport) is 441 miles / 710 kilometers / 383 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Kotzebue (OTZ) is 741 miles / 1193 kilometers and travel time by car is about 85 hours 39 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Ralph Wien Memorial Airport (OTZ).

## How far is Kotzebue from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 441.029 miles
• 709.767 kilometers
• 383.244 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
• 439.359 miles
• 707.080 kilometers
• 381.793 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 Ralph Wien Memorial Airport
City: Kotzebue, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: OTZ
ICAO Code: PAOT
Coordinates: 66°53′4″N, 162°35′56″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Fairbanks and Kotzebue.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 90 kg (198 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Kotzebue (OTZ).

Distance:
441
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
441

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