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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Castlegar (YCG)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Castlegar (Fairbanks International Airport – West Kootenay Regional Airport) is 1538 miles / 2476 kilometers / 1337 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Castlegar (YCG) is 2243 miles / 3609 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and West Kootenay Regional Airport (YCG).

How far is Castlegar from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1538.223 miles
  • 2475.529 kilometers
  • 1336.679 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
  • 1534.415 miles
  • 2469.402 kilometers
  • 1333.370 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 West Kootenay Regional Airport
City: Castlegar
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YCG
ICAO Code: CYCG
Coordinates: 49°17′47″N, 117°37′55″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Castlegar

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 182 kg (401 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Castlegar (YCG).

Distance:
1538
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1538

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