Flights from Washington DC to Fairbanks

Selected fares from Washington DC to Fairbanks

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
WAS FAI Wed, May 20 - Mon, Jun 1 $772
WAS FAI Wed, May 20 - Mon, Jun 1 $885

Washington DC and Fairbanks airports and terminals

Airports in Washington DC DC, US

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    Reagan National Airport (DCA)

    Distance from City Center: 3 miles

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    Dulles Airport (IAD)

    Distance from City Center: 22.3 miles

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Airports in Fairbanks AK, US

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    Fairbanks International Airport (FAI)

    Distance from City Center: 4.6 miles

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April

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Washington DC to Fairbanks

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 23 Washington DC (IAD) Fairbanks (FAI) Alaska Airlines $703
Earn $7.03
Return Thu, Apr 30 Fairbanks (FAI) Washington DC (IAD) Alaska Airlines

Best one-week trip in April from Washington DC to Fairbanks

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 23 Washington DC (IAD) Fairbanks (FAI) Alaska Airlines $703
Earn $7.03
Return Thu, Apr 30 Fairbanks (FAI) Washington DC (IAD) Alaska Airlines
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May

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Washington DC to Fairbanks

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, May 20 Washington DC (DCA) Fairbanks (FAI) Delta Air Lines $772
Earn $7.72
Return Mon, Jun 1 Fairbanks (FAI) Washington DC (DCA) Delta Air Lines
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Flights to Fairbanks

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

Fairbanks, AK Airport Information

Orbitz.com makes it easy to find cheap flights to Fairbanks by comparing rates so you can choose the best options. Fairbanks International Airport is the major air service provider for Fairbanks and its surrounding communities. It is located at 6450 Airport Way and is about three miles from downtown Fairbanks. Airlines provide domestic and international flights to and from the airport, including Alaska, Bettles Air, Delta, Frontier, Wright Air, Warbelow's Air Ventures, and several more. Orbitz.com works with these airlines to bring you the best rates available.

Transportation From the Airport

Ground transportation is provided by rental cars, shuttles, public transportation, and taxis. Taxi rates range between $15 and $20 to downtown; taxis are available outside the main terminal. The Metropolitan Area Commuter System is a public bus that transports passengers to downtown Fairbanks for $1.50, but the bus takes longer than a taxi. Car rental prices vary by company and vehicle, but Orbitz.com allows you to prearrange your rental when you book your airline tickets.

Fairbanks Weather Information

Winter weather in Alaska is typically very cold, with high temperatures averaging around 10 degrees Fahrenheit. Summer high temperatures are quite pleasant, and are usually in the low 70s. In most months, Fairbanks receives less than an inch of precipitation, but in June and July it receives about two inches each month.

Fairbanks Activity Information

Fairbanks is host to many attractions and activities, including the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, Running Reindeer Ranch, Aurora Ice Museum, El Dorado Gold Mine, and several more. When searching for cheap flights to Fairbanks on Orbitz.com, you will be presented with several low-cost attractions and activities to enjoy while in Fairbanks.

Flight schedule for flights from Washington DC to Fairbanks on Sat, Mar 7, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Alaska Airlines/Alaska Airlines AS1/AS123 DCA 8:00 AM FAI 4:38 PM 73H/734 12hr 38min