Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Rapid City.
Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP).
How far is Rapid City from Fairbanks?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and Rapid City. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2230.108 miles
- 3589.010 kilometers
- 1937.911 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
- 2224.895 miles
- 3580.621 kilometers
- 1933.381 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Fairbanks and Rapid City is 2 hours. Rapid City is 2 hours ahead of Fairbanks.
Rapid City, SD
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 244 kg (538 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Fairbanks (FAI) → Rapid City (RAP).