# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Richmond, VA (RIC)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Richmond (Fairbanks International Airport – Richmond International Airport) is 3354 miles / 5398 kilometers / 2915 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Richmond (RIC) is 4301 miles / 6921 kilometers and travel time by car is about 77 hours 0 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Richmond International Airport (RIC).

## How far is Richmond from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3354.157 miles
• 5397.992 kilometers
• 2914.683 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
• 3346.682 miles
• 5385.963 kilometers
• 2908.187 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 Richmond International Airport
City: Richmond, VA
Country: United States
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 377 kg (831 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Richmond (RIC).

Distance:
3354
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3354

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