Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Thunder Bay (YQT)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Thunder Bay (Fairbanks International Airport – Thunder Bay International Airport) is 2392 miles / 3849 kilometers / 2078 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Thunder Bay (YQT) is 3105 miles / 4997 kilometers and travel time by car is about 57 hours 50 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Thunder Bay.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Thunder Bay International Airport (YQT).

How far is Thunder Bay from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2391.771 miles
• 3849.183 kilometers
• 2078.392 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
• 2384.718 miles
• 3837.831 kilometers
• 2072.263 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 Thunder Bay International Airport
City: Thunder Bay
IATA Code: YQT
ICAO Code: CYQT
Coordinates: 48°22′18″N, 89°19′26″W

Time difference and current local times

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 263 kg (579 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Thunder Bay (YQT).

Distance:
2392
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2392

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