# 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
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
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.

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## 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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