# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Reno, NV (RNO)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Reno (Fairbanks International Airport – Reno–Tahoe International Airport) is 2081 miles / 3350 kilometers / 1809 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Reno (RNO) is 2999 miles / 4826 kilometers and travel time by car is about 56 hours 39 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Reno–Tahoe International Airport (RNO).

## How far is Reno from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2081.454 miles
• 3349.776 kilometers
• 1808.734 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
• 2078.614 miles
• 3345.205 kilometers
• 1806.266 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 Reno–Tahoe International Airport
City: Reno, NV
Country: United States
IATA Code: RNO
ICAO Code: KRNO
Coordinates: 39°29′56″N, 119°46′4″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Reno is 1 hour. Reno is 1 hour ahead of Fairbanks.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 227 kg (500 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Reno (RNO).

Distance:
2081
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2081

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