Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Fairbanks.
Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).
How far is Fairbanks from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and Fairbanks. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 3303.121 miles
- 5315.858 kilometers
- 2870.334 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
- 3299.251 miles
- 5309.630 kilometers
- 2866.971 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Houston and Fairbanks is 3 hours. Fairbanks is 3 hours behind Houston.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 371 kg (817 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (HOU) → Fairbanks (FAI).