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Distance between Phoenix, AZ (PHX) and Anchorage, AK (ANC)

Flight distance from Phoenix to Anchorage (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport) is 2551 miles / 4106 kilometers / 2217 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Phoenix (PHX) to Anchorage (ANC) is 3677 miles / 5917 kilometers and travel time by car is about 66 hours 10 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Phoenix to Anchorage.

Shortest flight path between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC).

How far is Anchorage from Phoenix?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Phoenix and Anchorage. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2551.419 miles
  • 4106.110 kilometers
  • 2217.122 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
  • 2548.513 miles
  • 4101.434 kilometers
  • 2214.597 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

B Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City: Anchorage, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ANC
ICAO Code: PANC
Coordinates: 61°10′27″N, 149°59′45″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Phoenix and Anchorage is 1 hour. Anchorage is 1 hour behind Phoenix.

Time Difference

Phoenix, AZ

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Anchorage, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 286 kg (630 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Phoenix (PHX) → Anchorage (ANC).

Distance:
2551
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2551

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