# 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
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″W

B Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport
City: Ottawa
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.

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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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