# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Raleigh, NC (RDU)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Raleigh (Fairbanks International Airport – Raleigh–Durham International Airport) is 3406 miles / 5481 kilometers / 2960 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Raleigh (RDU) is 4288 miles / 6901 kilometers and travel time by car is about 77 hours 6 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU).

## How far is Raleigh from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3405.903 miles
• 5481.269 kilometers
• 2959.648 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
• 3398.844 miles
• 5469.909 kilometers
• 2953.515 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 Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Raleigh is 4 hours. Raleigh is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 383 kg (845 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Raleigh (RDU).

Distance:
3406
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3406

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