# How far is Fairbanks, AK, from Seattle, WA?

The distance between Seattle (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) and Fairbanks (Fairbanks International Airport) is 1533 miles / 2467 kilometers / 1332 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to Fairbanks (FAI) is 2262 miles / 3641 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 45 hours 21 minutes.

1533
Miles
2467
Kilometers
1332
Nautical miles
3 h 24 min
182 kg

## Distance from Seattle to Fairbanks

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Seattle to Fairbanks. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1532.786 miles
• 2466.780 kilometers
• 1331.955 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 1529.554 miles
• 2461.579 kilometers
• 1329.146 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Seattle to Fairbanks?

The estimated flight time from Seattle–Tacoma International Airport to Fairbanks International Airport is 3 hours and 24 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI)

On average, flying from Seattle to Fairbanks generates about 182 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 182 kilograms equals 400 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Fairbanks

See the map of the shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

## Airport information

Origin Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W
Destination Fairbanks International Airport
City: Fairbanks, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″W