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Distance between Seattle, WA (SEA) and Fairbanks, AK (FAI)

Flight distance from Seattle to Fairbanks (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – Fairbanks International Airport) is 1533 miles / 2467 kilometers / 1332 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to Fairbanks (FAI) is 2264 miles / 3644 kilometers and travel time by car is about 45 hours 28 minutes.

Seattle – Fairbanks

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1533
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2467
Kilometers
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1332
Nautical miles

How far is Fairbanks from Seattle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Flight Duration

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

Time difference

The time difference between Seattle and Fairbanks is 1 hour. Fairbanks is 1 hour behind Seattle.
Seattle time to Fairbanks time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Seattle to Fairbanks generates about 182 kg of CO2 per passenger, 182 kilograms is equal to 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

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 Flag of 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″W

Airlines flying from Seattle (SEA) to Fairbanks (FAI)

Alaska Airlines