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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Portland, OR (PDX)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Portland (Fairbanks International Airport – Portland International Airport) is 1640 miles / 2639 kilometers / 1425 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Portland (PDX) is 2420 miles / 3895 kilometers and travel time by car is about 45 hours 28 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Portland International Airport (PDX).

How far is Portland from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1639.720 miles
  • 2638.874 kilometers
  • 1424.878 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
  • 1636.612 miles
  • 2633.871 kilometers
  • 1422.177 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 Portland International Airport
City: Portland, OR
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PDX
ICAO Code: KPDX
Coordinates: 45°35′19″N, 122°35′52″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Portland is 1 hour. Portland is 1 hour ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Portland, OR

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 189 kg (416 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Portland (PDX).

Distance:
1640
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1640

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