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Distance between Fargo, ND (FAR) and McGrath, AK (MCG)

Flight distance from Fargo to McGrath (Hector International Airport – McGrath Airport) is 2478 miles / 3988 kilometers / 2153 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 11 minutes.

Driving distance from Fargo (FAR) to McGrath (MCG) is 3048 miles / 4905 kilometers and travel time by car is about 57 hours 53 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Hector International Airport (FAR) and McGrath Airport (MCG).

How far is McGrath from Fargo?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2477.992 miles
  • 3987.941 kilometers
  • 2153.316 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
  • 2470.856 miles
  • 3976.458 kilometers
  • 2147.116 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 McGrath Airport
City: McGrath, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MCG
ICAO Code: PAMC
Coordinates: 62°57′10″N, 155°36′21″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fargo, ND

 CDT

McGrath, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 273 kg (601 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fargo (FAR) → McGrath (MCG).

Distance:
2478
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2478

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