The cheapest times to fly from BRW to FAI are

  • May 14th to July 22nd
  • August 13th to April 22nd (except the weeks of October 8th, October 15th, November 19th, November 26th, January 29th, and March 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BRW to FAI is late December. Prices can be as high as $757 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $328 for Wednesday flights around late December.


When to Fly to Fairbanks

Flying from Barrow, AK (BRW) to Fairbanks, AK (FAI) will usually cost between $328 to $358 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $331. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $459. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $128 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $332 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BRW to FAI flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BRW to FAI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BRW to FAI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BRW to FAI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Utqiagvik. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.41, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FAI, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into BRW. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $14 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $331. Return trip prices are from the FAI to BRW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BRW to FAI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 53 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BRW to FAI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Ravn Alaska, Singapore Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fairbanks International Airport to Wiley Post/Will Rogers Memorial Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 502 miles or 808 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BRW to FAI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BRW to FAI flight is about 1 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Barrow, AK and Fairbanks, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from BRW to FAI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BRW
Origination airport name Wiley Post/Will Rogers Memorial Airport
City Barrow, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 71.3
Longitude -156.8

Return Airport

Destination code FAI
Destination airport name Fairbanks International Airport
City Fairbanks, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 64.8
Longitude -147.9


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from BRW to FAI tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 6% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 81% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave FAI heading for BRW about 13 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Fairbanks, AK is about 10 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Alaska: 13 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting


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