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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Fairbanks, AK (FAI)

Flight distance from Richmond to Fairbanks (Richmond International Airport – Fairbanks International Airport) is 3354 miles / 5398 kilometers / 2915 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Fairbanks (FAI) is 4303 miles / 6925 kilometers and travel time by car is about 77 hours 5 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

How far is Fairbanks from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3354.157 miles
  • 5397.992 kilometers
  • 2914.683 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
  • 3346.682 miles
  • 5385.963 kilometers
  • 2908.187 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 Richmond International Airport
City: Richmond, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″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 Richmond and Fairbanks is 4 hours. Fairbanks is 4 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 377 kg (831 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Fairbanks (FAI).

Distance:
3354
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3354

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