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Distance between Fargo, ND (FAR) and Bismarck, ND (BIS)

Flight distance from Fargo to Bismarck (Hector International Airport – Bismarck Municipal Airport) is 187 miles / 300 kilometers / 162 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Fargo (FAR) to Bismarck (BIS) is 198 miles / 318 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 26 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fargo to Bismarck.

Shortest flight path between Hector International Airport (FAR) and Bismarck Municipal Airport (BIS).

How far is Bismarck from Fargo?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Fargo and Bismarck. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 186.529 miles
  • 300.189 kilometers
  • 162.089 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
  • 185.990 miles
  • 299.321 kilometers
  • 161.621 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 Hector International Airport
City: Fargo, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAR
ICAO Code: KFAR
Coordinates: 46°55′14″N, 96°48′56″W

B Bismarck Municipal Airport
City: Bismarck, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BIS
ICAO Code: KBIS
Coordinates: 46°46′21″N, 100°44′45″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Fargo and Bismarck.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 52 kg (116 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fargo (FAR) → Bismarck (BIS).

Distance:
187
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
187

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