# 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
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
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.

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## 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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