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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Fairbanks, AK (FAI)

Flight distance from New York to Fairbanks (New York LaGuardia Airport – Fairbanks International Airport) is 3267 miles / 5257 kilometers / 2839 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Fairbanks (FAI) is 4297 miles / 6915 kilometers and travel time by car is about 76 hours 48 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Fairbanks.

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

How far is Fairbanks from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3266.758 miles
  • 5257.337 kilometers
  • 2838.735 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
  • 3258.490 miles
  • 5244.031 kilometers
  • 2831.550 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 New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

B Fairbanks International Airport
City: Fairbanks, AK
Country: United States Flag of 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 New York and Fairbanks is 4 hours. Fairbanks is 4 hours behind New York.

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EDT

Fairbanks, AK

 AKDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 366 kg (808 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Fairbanks (FAI).

Distance:
3267
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3267

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