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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Traverse City, MI (TVC)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Traverse City (Fairbanks International Airport – Cherry Capital Airport) is 2699 miles / 4344 kilometers / 2345 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Traverse City (TVC) is 3670 miles / 5906 kilometers and travel time by car is about 67 hours 18 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Traverse City.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Cherry Capital Airport (TVC).

How far is Traverse City from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2698.970 miles
  • 4343.571 kilometers
  • 2345.341 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
  • 2691.669 miles
  • 4331.821 kilometers
  • 2338.996 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 Cherry Capital Airport
City: Traverse City, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TVC
ICAO Code: KTVC
Coordinates: 44°44′29″N, 85°34′55″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Traverse City, MI

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 299 kg (658 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Traverse City (TVC).

Distance:
2699
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2699

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