Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Roanoke, VA (ROA)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Roanoke (Fairbanks International Airport – Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport) is 3286 miles / 5289 kilometers / 2856 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Roanoke (ROA) is 4161 miles / 6696 kilometers and travel time by car is about 74 hours 49 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Roanoke.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA).

How far is Roanoke from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3286.237 miles
• 5288.686 kilometers
• 2855.662 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
• 3279.090 miles
• 5277.184 kilometers
• 2849.451 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 Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport
City: Roanoke, VA
Country: United States
IATA Code: ROA
ICAO Code: KROA
Coordinates: 37°19′31″N, 79°58′31″W

Time difference and current local times

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 369 kg (813 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Roanoke (ROA).

Distance:
3286
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3286

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