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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Fairbanks, AK (FAI)

Distance from Rochester to Fairbanks (Rochester International Airport – Fairbanks International Airport) is 2542 miles / 4090 kilometers / 2209 nautical miles.

How far is Fairbanks from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2541.579 miles
  • 4090.275 kilometers
  • 2208.572 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
  • 2535.137 miles
  • 4079.908 kilometers
  • 2202.974 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Rochester International Airport (RST) to Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) is 5 hours 18 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rochester and Fairbanks is 3 hours. Fairbanks is 3 hours behind Rochester.

Time Difference

Rochester
Fairbanks

Rochester, MN

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Fairbanks, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 284 kg (627 pounds).

Airport information


A Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RST
ICAO Code: KRST
Coordinates: 43°54′29″N, 92°30′0″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

Rochester to Fairbanks flight path

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → Fairbanks (FAI).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2542

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