Distance between Fargo, ND (FAR) and Fairbanks, AK (FAI)

Flight distance from Fargo to Fairbanks (Hector International Airport – Fairbanks International Airport) is 2249 miles / 3620 kilometers / 1954 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Fargo (FAR) to Fairbanks (FAI) is 2860 miles / 4602 kilometers and travel time by car is about 52 hours 0 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Hector International Airport (FAR) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

How far is Fairbanks from Fargo?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2249.184 miles
• 3619.711 kilometers
• 1954.488 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
• 2243.052 miles
• 3609.843 kilometers
• 1949.159 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
IATA Code: FAR
ICAO Code: KFAR
Coordinates: 46°55′14″N, 96°48′56″W

B Fairbanks International Airport
City: Fairbanks, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fargo and Fairbanks is 3 hours. Fairbanks is 3 hours behind Fargo.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 246 kg (542 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fargo (FAR) → Fairbanks (FAI).

Distance:
2249
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2249

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