Distance between Lewiston, ID (LWS) and Fairbanks, AK (FAI)

Flight distance from Lewiston to Fairbanks (Lewiston–Nez Perce County Airport – Fairbanks International Airport) is 1723 miles / 2773 kilometers / 1498 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Lewiston (LWS) to Fairbanks (FAI) is 2377 miles / 3826 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 2 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lewiston to Fairbanks.

Shortest flight path between Lewiston–Nez Perce County Airport (LWS) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

How far is Fairbanks from Lewiston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1723.326 miles
• 2773.425 kilometers
• 1497.529 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
• 1719.568 miles
• 2767.376 kilometers
• 1494.263 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 Lewiston–Nez Perce County Airport
City: Lewiston, ID
Country: United States
IATA Code: LWS
ICAO Code: KLWS
Coordinates: 46°22′28″N, 117°0′53″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 Lewiston and Fairbanks is 1 hour. Fairbanks is 1 hour behind Lewiston.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 194 kg (428 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lewiston (LWS) → Fairbanks (FAI).

Distance:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1723

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