Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Fairbanks.
Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) 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)
- 3280.650 miles
- 5279.695 kilometers
- 2850.807 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
- 3276.709 miles
- 5273.353 kilometers
- 2847.383 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 368 kg (811 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (IAH) → Fairbanks (FAI).