Distance between Watson Lake YT and Fairbanks AK

The distance from Watson Lake to Fairbanks is 1,383 kilometers by road including 16 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 15 hours and 48 minutes and goes through Whitehorse, Porter Creek, North Pole, Teslin, Haines Junction and Delta Junction.

Shortest distance by air 1,107 km ✈️
Car route length 1,383 km 🚗
Driving time 15 h 48 min
Fuel amount 110.6 L
Fuel cost 208 CAD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Watson Lake 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
1 12 km, 08 min
Upper Liard 12 km 0:08 08 min 0.9 L
1 262 km, 2 h 55 min
Teslin 274 km 3:04 3 h 04 min 20.7 L
1 90 km, 1 h 03 min
Jakes Corner 364 km 4:07 4 h 07 min 26.5 L
1 72 km, 51 min
Whitehorse 435 km 4:59 4 h 59 min 34.3 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Porter Creek 445 km 5:06 5 h 06 min 35.4 L
1 146 km, 1 h 47 min
Haines Junction 590 km 6:54 6 h 54 min 44.8 L
1 626 km, 7 h 02 min
Delta Junction 1,216 km 13:57 13 h 57 min 96.1 L
AK 2 144 km, 1 h 36 min
North Pole 1,361 km 15:33 15 h 33 min 108.7 L
AK 2 22 km, 14 min
Fairbanks 1,383 km 15:48 15 h 48 min 110.6 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Watson Lake 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
1 12 km, 08 min
Upper Liard 12 km 0:08 08 min 0.9 L
1 262 km, 2 h 55 min
Teslin 274 km 3:04 3 h 04 min 20.7 L
1 90 km, 1 h 03 min
Jakes Corner 364 km 4:07 4 h 07 min 26.5 L
1 38 km, 28 min
McClintock 401 km 4:36 4 h 36 min 31.7 L
1 34 km, 23 min
Whitehorse 435 km 4:59 4 h 59 min 34.3 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Porter Creek 445 km 5:06 5 h 06 min 35.4 L
1 20 km, 14 min
Takhini 465 km 5:21 5 h 21 min 35.8 L
1 64 km, 46 min
Champagne 529 km 6:08 6 h 08 min 39.8 L
1 61 km, 45 min
Haines Junction 590 km 6:54 6 h 54 min 44.8 L
1 100 km, 1 h 09 min
Burwash Landing 690 km 8:03 8 h 03 min 52.7 L
1 192 km, 2 h 08 min
Beaver Creek 882 km 10:11 10 h 11 min 70.4 L
1 AK 2 97 km, 1 h 05 min
Northway Junction 979 km 11:17 11 h 17 min 77.9 L
AK 2 78 km, 52 min
Tok 1,057 km 12:09 12 h 09 min 84.4 L
AK 2 76 km, 51 min
Dot Lake 1,133 km 13:00 13 h 00 min 90.5 L
AK 2 83 km, 56 min
Delta Junction 1,216 km 13:57 13 h 57 min 96.1 L
AK 2 23 km, 15 min
Big Delta 1,240 km 14:13 14 h 13 min 98.7 L
AK 2 81 km, 54 min
Aurora Lodge 1,321 km 15:07 15 h 07 min 105.6 L
AK 2 40 km, 26 min
North Pole 1,361 km 15:33 15 h 33 min 108.7 L
AK 2 22 km, 14 min
Fairbanks 1,383 km 15:48 15 h 48 min 110.6 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Watson Lake to Fairbanks?

Fuel cost: 208 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,383 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.88 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Watson Lake to Fairbanks?

Driving time: 15 h 48 min

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

  • 2 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 min
  • 11 km with a maximum speed 97 km/h = 6 min
  • 1,046 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 11 h 37 min
  • 13 km with a maximum speed 89 km/h = 8 min
  • 300 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 3 h 45 min
  • 8 km with a maximum speed 72 km/h = 6 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 Watson Lake to Fairbanks by land?

The distance between Watson Lake and Fairbanks is 1,383 km by road including 16 km on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Watson Lake and Fairbanks respectively.

How far is Watson Lake to Fairbanks by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Watson Lake and Fairbanks is 1,107 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 Watson Lake and Fairbanks respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Watson Lake from Fairbanks by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 23 min to cover the distance of 1,107 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 5 h 1 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 Watson Lake to Fairbanks?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 4 h 36 min to cover the distance of 1,107 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 5 h 16 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 Watson Lake and Fairbanks?

The halfway point between Watson Lake and Fairbanks is Burwash Landing. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Burwash Landing to Watson Lake is 690 km and driving will take about 8 h 3 min. The road between Burwash Landing and Fairbanks has length 693 km and will take approximately 7 h 45 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Haines Junction is in 590 km from Watson Lake and 793 km from Fairbanks
  • Champagne is in 529 km from Watson Lake and 854 km from Fairbanks
  • Beaver Creek is in 882 km from Watson Lake and 501 km from Fairbanks

Where is Watson Lake in relation to Fairbanks?

Watson Lake is located 1,107 km east of Fairbanks.

Watson Lake has geographic coordinates: latitude 60.06243, longitude -128.7068.

Fairbanks has geographic coordinates: latitude 64.83785, longitude -147.71668.

Which highway goes from Watson Lake to Fairbanks?

The route from Watson Lake to Fairbanks follows 1, AK 2.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 2: 75 km
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