Distance between Fort Nelson BC and Anchorage AK

The distance from Fort Nelson to Anchorage is 2,082 kilometers by road including 55 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 23 hours and 53 minutes and goes through Whitehorse, Fort Halkett, Lower Post, Watson Lake, Porter Creek, Palmer and Eagle River.

Shortest distance by air 1,524 km ✈️
Car route length 2,082 km 🚗
Driving time 23 h 53 min
Fuel amount 166.6 L
Fuel cost 314.8 CAD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
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Point Distance Time Fuel
Fort Nelson 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
97 334 km, 3 h 51 min
Fort Halkett 334 km 3:51 3 h 51 min 24.3 L
97 153 km, 1 h 45 min
Lower Post 487 km 5:36 5 h 36 min 37.7 L
97 1 27 km, 19 min
Watson Lake 513 km 5:56 5 h 56 min 40.8 L
1 435 km, 4 h 59 min
Whitehorse 949 km 10:56 10 h 56 min 75.4 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Porter Creek 958 km 11:03 11 h 03 min 76.4 L
1 1,059 km, 12 h 10 min
Palmer 2,017 km 23:13 23 h 13 min 160.8 L
AK 1 45 km, 26 min
Eagle River 2,062 km 23:40 23 h 40 min 164.2 L
AK 1 12 km, 06 min
Fort Richardson 2,074 km 23:47 23 h 47 min 165.7 L
AK 1 9 km, 05 min
Anchorage 2,082 km 23:53 23 h 53 min 166.3 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Fort Nelson 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
97 193 km, 2 h 14 min
Toad River 193 km 2:14 2 h 14 min 14.6 L
97 141 km, 1 h 37 min
Fort Halkett 334 km 3:51 3 h 51 min 24.3 L
97 153 km, 1 h 45 min
Lower Post 487 km 5:36 5 h 36 min 37.7 L
97 1 27 km, 19 min
Watson Lake 513 km 5:56 5 h 56 min 40.8 L
1 12 km, 08 min
Upper Liard 525 km 6:04 6 h 04 min 42.0 L
1 262 km, 2 h 55 min
Teslin 787 km 9:00 9 h 00 min 61.8 L
1 90 km, 1 h 03 min
Jakes Corner 877 km 10:04 10 h 04 min 67.6 L
1 38 km, 28 min
McClintock 915 km 10:32 10 h 32 min 72.7 L
1 34 km, 23 min
Whitehorse 949 km 10:55 10 h 55 min 75.4 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Porter Creek 958 km 11:02 11 h 02 min 76.4 L
1 20 km, 14 min
Takhini 978 km 11:17 11 h 17 min 76.8 L
1 64 km, 46 min
Champagne 1,042 km 12:04 12 h 04 min 80.9 L
1 61 km, 45 min
Haines Junction 1,103 km 12:50 12 h 50 min 85.9 L
1 100 km, 1 h 09 min
Burwash Landing 1,203 km 13:59 13 h 59 min 93.8 L
1 192 km, 2 h 08 min
Beaver Creek 1,395 km 16:07 16 h 07 min 111.4 L
1 AK 2 97 km, 1 h 05 min
Northway Junction 1,493 km 17:13 17 h 13 min 118.9 L
AK 2 77 km, 52 min
Tok 1,570 km 18:05 18 h 05 min 125.4 L
AK 2 AK 1 121 km, 1 h 24 min
Indian River 1,691 km 19:30 19 h 30 min 133.7 L
AK 1 23 km, 17 min
Chistochina 1,715 km 19:47 19 h 47 min 137.0 L
AK 1 43 km, 29 min
Gakona 1,757 km 20:16 20 h 16 min 139.8 L
AK 1 11 km, 08 min
Gakona Junction 1,769 km 20:24 20 h 24 min 141.4 L
AK 1 24 km, 16 min
Glennallen 1,792 km 20:41 20 h 41 min 143.2 L
AK 1 40 km, 27 min
Mendeltna Creek Lodge 1,832 km 21:08 21 h 08 min 145.3 L
AK 1 28 km, 18 min
Nelchina 1,860 km 21:27 21 h 27 min 147.8 L
AK 1 28 km, 18 min
Eureka Roadhouse 1,888 km 21:46 21 h 46 min 149.8 L
AK 1 104 km, 1 h 10 min
Sutton 1,992 km 22:56 22 h 56 min 159.3 L
AK 1 25 km, 17 min
Palmer 2,017 km 23:13 23 h 13 min 160.8 L
AK 1 22 km, 13 min
Eklutna 2,039 km 23:27 23 h 27 min 163.1 L
AK 1 6 km, 03 min
Peters Creek 2,045 km 23:30 23 h 30 min 163.5 L
AK 1 5 km, 02 min
Chugiak 2,050 km 23:33 23 h 33 min 163.7 L
AK 1 12 km, 06 min
Eagle River 2,062 km 23:40 23 h 40 min 164.2 L
AK 1 12 km, 06 min
Fort Richardson 2,074 km 23:47 23 h 47 min 165.7 L
AK 1 9 km, 05 min
Anchorage 2,082 km 23:52 23 h 52 min 166.3 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Fort Nelson to Anchorage?

Fuel cost: 314.8 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 2,082 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.89 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Fort Nelson to Anchorage?

Driving time: 23 h 53 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 52 km with a maximum speed 105 km/h = 29 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 min
  • 1,321 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 14 h 40 min
  • 153 km with a maximum speed 89 km/h = 1 h 43 min
  • 5 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 3 min
  • 534 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 6 h 40 min
  • 8 km with a maximum speed 72 km/h = 6 min
  • 5 km with a maximum speed 64 km/h = 4 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 56 km/h = 1 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Fort Nelson to Anchorage by land?

The distance between Fort Nelson and Anchorage is 2,082 km by road including 55 km on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Fort Nelson and Anchorage respectively.

How far is Fort Nelson to Anchorage by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Fort Nelson and Anchorage is 1,524 km.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Fort Nelson and Anchorage respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Fort Nelson from Anchorage by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 54 min to cover the distance of 1,524 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 6 h 55 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Fort Nelson to Anchorage?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 6 h 21 min to cover the distance of 1,524 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 7 h 15 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Fort Nelson and Anchorage?

The halfway point between Fort Nelson and Anchorage is Champagne. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Champagne to Fort Nelson is 1,042 km and driving will take about 12 h 4 min. The road between Champagne and Anchorage has length 1,040 km and will take approximately 11 h 48 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Haines Junction is in 1,103 km from Fort Nelson and 979 km from Anchorage
  • Takhini is in 978 km from Fort Nelson and 1,105 km from Anchorage
  • Porter Creek is in 958 km from Fort Nelson and 1,124 km from Anchorage

Where is Fort Nelson in relation to Anchorage?

Fort Nelson is located 1,524 km east of Anchorage.

Fort Nelson has geographic coordinates: latitude 58.80628, longitude -122.69396.

Anchorage has geographic coordinates: latitude 61.21631, longitude -149.89485.

Which highway goes from Fort Nelson to Anchorage?

The route from Fort Nelson to Anchorage follows 1, AK 1, 97, AK 2.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 2: 75 km
  • AK 4: 22 km
The distance between Fort Nelson and Anchorage is ranked 36,649th in the ranking popularity.
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