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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

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Pocatello, ID

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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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