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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Wales, AK (WAA)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Wales (Fairbanks International Airport – Wales Airport (Alaska)) is 588 miles / 947 kilometers / 511 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Wales (WAA) is 843 miles / 1357 kilometers and travel time by car is about 100 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Wales Airport (Alaska) (WAA).

How far is Wales from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 588.486 miles
  • 947.076 kilometers
  • 511.380 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
  • 586.210 miles
  • 943.414 kilometers
  • 509.403 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 Wales Airport (Alaska)
City: Wales, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: WAA
ICAO Code: PAIW
Coordinates: 65°37′21″N, 168°5′42″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Fairbanks and Wales.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

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Wales, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 111 kg (245 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Wales (WAA).

Distance:
588
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
588

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