# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Pocatello, ID (PIH)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Pocatello (Fairbanks International Airport – Pocatello Regional Airport) is 2040 miles / 3283 kilometers / 1773 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Pocatello (PIH) is 2732 miles / 4397 kilometers and travel time by car is about 49 hours 1 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Pocatello Regional Airport (PIH).

## How far is Pocatello from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2040.119 miles
• 3283.253 kilometers
• 1772.815 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
• 2036.117 miles
• 3276.812 kilometers
• 1769.337 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 Pocatello Regional Airport
City: Pocatello, ID
Country: United States
IATA Code: PIH
ICAO Code: KPIH
Coordinates: 42°54′35″N, 112°35′45″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 222 kg (489 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Pocatello (PIH).

Distance:
2040
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2040

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