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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Reno, NV

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Reno (RNO).

Distance:
2081
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2081

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