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FAI Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: FAI / PAFA
Airport Name: Fairbanks International Airport
Location: Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
GPS Coordinates: 64°48'53"N by 147°51'23"W
Area Served: Fairbanks, Alaska
Operator/Owner: State of Alaska DOT&PF
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 434 feet (132 meters)
# of Runways: 4
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Facts about Fairbanks International Airport (FAI):

  • The furthest airport from Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) is Port Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ), which is located 10,289 miles (16,558 kilometers) away in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
  • Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) has 4 runways.
  • Pan American World Airways had also served Fairbanks since 1932.
  • On October 11, 2009, the airport constructed a new terminal and demolished the old terminal which was built in 1948.
  • Because of Fairbanks International Airport's relatively low elevation of 434 feet, planes can take off or land at Fairbanks International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The closest airport to Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) is Ladd Army Airfield (FBK), which is located only 7 miles (12 kilometers) ENE of FAI.

Map of Nearest Airports from Fairbanks International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Fairbanks International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
17.28 miles (11.71 km) ENELadd Army Airfield (FBK)Fairbanks / Fort Wainwright, Alaska, United StatesView Ladd Army Airfield on a map Set FBK as destination Airport Get more information about Ladd Army Airfield
224.54 miles (39.49 km) ESEEielson Air Force Base (EIL)Fairbanks, Alaska, United StatesView Eielson Air Force Base on a map Set EIL as destination Airport Get more information about Eielson Air Force Base
340.45 miles (65.10 km) WSWNenana Municipal Airport (ENN)Nenana, Alaska, United StatesView Nenana Municipal Airport on a map Set ENN as destination Airport Get more information about Nenana Municipal Airport
449.82 miles (80.18 km) WNWMinto Al Wright Airport (MNT)Minto, Alaska, United StatesView Minto Al Wright Airport on a map Set MNT as destination Airport Get more information about Minto Al Wright Airport
581.20 miles (130.68 km) SSWMcKinley National Park Airport (MCL)McKinley Park, Alaska, United StatesView McKinley National Park Airport on a map Set MCL as destination Airport Get more information about McKinley National Park Airport
681.77 miles (131.59 km) NWRampart Airport (RMP)Rampart, Alaska, United StatesView Rampart Airport on a map Set RMP as destination Airport Get more information about Rampart Airport
782.65 miles (133.01 km) WManley Hot Springs Airport (MLY)Manley Hot Springs, Alaska, United StatesView Manley Hot Springs Airport on a map Set MLY as destination Airport Get more information about Manley Hot Springs Airport
882.81 miles (133.27 km) SEDelta Junction Airport (DJN)Delta Junction, Alaska, United StatesView Delta Junction Airport on a map Set DJN as destination Airport Get more information about Delta Junction Airport
985.28 miles (137.25 km) SEAllen Army Airfield (BIG)Fort Greely, Delta Junction, Alaska, United StatesView Allen Army Airfield on a map Set BIG as destination Airport Get more information about Allen Army Airfield
1089.90 miles (144.68 km) NNWStevens Village Airport (SVS)Stevens Village, Alaska, United StatesView Stevens Village Airport on a map Set SVS as destination Airport Get more information about Stevens Village Airport
1195.72 miles (154.05 km) NWFive Mile Airport (FMC)Five Mile, Alaska, United StatesView Five Mile Airport on a map Set FMC as destination Airport Get more information about Five Mile Airport
12103.41 miles (166.43 km) ENECentral Airport (CEM)Central, Alaska, United StatesView Central Airport on a map Set CEM as destination Airport Get more information about Central Airport
13104.99 miles (168.97 km) ENECircle Hot Springs Airport (CHP)Circle Hot Springs, Alaska, United StatesView Circle Hot Springs Airport on a map Set CHP as destination Airport Get more information about Circle Hot Springs Airport
14107.67 miles (173.28 km) NBeaver Airport (WBQ)Beaver, Alaska, United StatesView Beaver Airport on a map Set WBQ as destination Airport Get more information about Beaver Airport
15109.46 miles (176.15 km) SSWSummit Airport (UMM)Summit, Alaska, United StatesView Summit Airport on a map Set UMM as destination Airport Get more information about Summit Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Fairbanks International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Fairbanks International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,289.00 miles (16,558.49 km) SPort Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ)Port Elizabeth, South AfricaView Port Elizabeth International Airport on a map Set PLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Port Elizabeth International Airport
210,268.99 miles (16,526.29 km) SSEGeorge Airport (GRJ)George, South AfricaView George Airport on a map Set GRJ as destination Airport Get more information about George Airport
310,265.50 miles (16,520.68 km) SPort Alfred Airport (AFD)Port Alfred, South AfricaView Port Alfred Airport on a map Set AFD as destination Airport Get more information about Port Alfred Airport
410,233.40 miles (16,469.02 km) SEast London Airport (ELS)East London, South AfricaView East London Airport on a map Set ELS as destination Airport Get more information about East London Airport
510,230.95 miles (16,465.07 km) SSECape Town International Airport (CPT)Cape Town, South AfricaView Cape Town International Airport on a map Set CPT as destination Airport Get more information about Cape Town International Airport
610,133.37 miles (16,308.04 km) SMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
710,089.42 miles (16,237.30 km) SMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
810,019.05 miles (16,124.06 km) SLebakeng Airport (LEF)Lebakeng, LesothoView Lebakeng Airport on a map Set LEF as destination Airport Get more information about Lebakeng Airport
910,013.68 miles (16,115.42 km) SSemonkong Airport (SOK)Semonkong, LesothoView Semonkong Airport on a map Set SOK as destination Airport Get more information about Semonkong Airport
1010,008.87 miles (16,107.68 km) SLesobeng Airport (LES)Lesobeng, LesothoView Lesobeng Airport on a map Set LES as destination Airport Get more information about Lesobeng Airport
1110,008.26 miles (16,106.69 km) SMafeteng Airport (MFC)Mafeteng, LesothoView Mafeteng Airport on a map Set MFC as destination Airport Get more information about Mafeteng Airport
1210,005.72 miles (16,102.61 km) SPietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaView Pietermaritzburg Airport on a map Set PZB as destination Airport Get more information about Pietermaritzburg Airport
1310,004.42 miles (16,100.51 km) SKing Shaka International (DUR)Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView King Shaka International on a map Set DUR as destination Airport Get more information about King Shaka International
149,986.04 miles (16,070.93 km) SMoshoeshoe I International Airport (MSU)Maseru, LesothoView Moshoeshoe I International Airport on a map Set MSU as destination Airport Get more information about Moshoeshoe I International Airport
159,978.05 miles (16,058.08 km) SMokhotlong Airport (MKH)Mokhotlong, LesothoView Mokhotlong Airport on a map Set MKH as destination Airport Get more information about Mokhotlong Airport