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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Pierre, SD (PIR)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Pierre (Fairbanks International Airport – Pierre Regional Airport) is 2289 miles / 3684 kilometers / 1989 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Pierre (PIR) is 2871 miles / 4620 kilometers and travel time by car is about 53 hours 28 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Pierre Regional Airport (PIR).

How far is Pierre from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2289.438 miles
  • 3684.494 kilometers
  • 1989.468 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
  • 2283.872 miles
  • 3675.537 kilometers
  • 1984.631 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 Pierre Regional Airport
City: Pierre, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PIR
ICAO Code: KPIR
Coordinates: 44°22′57″N, 100°17′9″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Pierre is 3 hours. Pierre is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Pierre, SD

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 251 kg (553 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Pierre (PIR).

Distance:
2289
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2289

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