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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Raleigh, NC

 EST

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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