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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Ottawa (YOW)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Ottawa (Fairbanks International Airport – Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport) is 2958 miles / 4761 kilometers / 2571 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Ottawa (YOW) is 4174 miles / 6718 kilometers and travel time by car is about 76 hours 17 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport (YOW).

How far is Ottawa from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2958.167 miles
  • 4760.709 kilometers
  • 2570.577 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
  • 2949.725 miles
  • 4747.122 kilometers
  • 2563.241 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 Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport
City: Ottawa
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YOW
ICAO Code: CYOW
Coordinates: 45°19′20″N, 75°40′9″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKDT

Ottawa

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 329 kg (726 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Ottawa (YOW).

Distance:
2958
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2958

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