Nonstop Routes Make Your Alaskan Adventure Easier Than Ever


Get ready to experience the Last Frontier in a whole new way with nonstop flights connecting you directly to Fairbanks from Chicago, Denver, Minneapolis and Seattle this summer. Get ready to bask in the warmth of the summer sun during Midnight Sun Season, April 22 through August 20, or chase the glorious northern lights during Aurora Season starting on August 21. Fairbanks serves as your basecamp to discovering the beauty of Denali and exploring the spectacular landscapes of Alaska’s Interior and Arctic. And now, getting here is easier and more convenient than ever with these flight options.

Soaring from the Windy City: United Airlines takes the hassle out of your Alaskan adventure with a daily nonstop flight from Chicago (ORD) to Fairbanks (FAI). This convenient service operates from May 2nd to September 25th, with a flight time of approximately 6 hours and 30 minutes.

From Mile-High Magic to Authentic Alaska: United Airlines also brings Denver closer to the Last Frontier with a new daily nonstop flight from Denver (DEN) to Fairbanks (FAI). This service runs from May 23rd to September 9th, offering a comfortable journey of 5 hours and 40 minutes.

Twin Cities to the Golden Heart of Alaska: Delta Airlines joins the party with a daily nonstop flight connecting Minneapolis (MSP) to Fairbanks (FAI). This convenient option operates from June 7th to September 8th, with a flight time of approximately 5 hours and 45 minutes.

Seattle's Gateway to the Last Frontier: Both Alaska Airlines and Delta Airlines offer seamless connections to Fairbanks from Seattle (SEA). Alaska Airlines will provide up to 6 daily nonstop flights, while Delta will offer 2 daily nonstop flights. With flight times of approximately 3 hours and 45 minutes, traveling between Seattle and Fairbanks is a breeze.

Ready to Take Flight?

Don't miss the opportunity to experience the magic of Fairbanks this summer! Book your flights now and start planning your unforgettable Alaskan adventure. Even if your travel plans don't begin in one of these hubs, Fairbanks is closer than you think! Numerous connecting flights through these airlines' extensive networks make reaching the Golden Heart of Alaska convenient and affordable. With seamless connections from over 325 cities worldwide, exploring Alaska's natural wonders is easier than ever. Book your flight today and embark on your unforgettable Alaskan adventure!

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Nonstop flights to and from Fairbanks in 2024


  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • United, 1 flight daily, May 2-Sept. 25


  • Duration: 5 hours 40 minutes
  • United, 1 flight daily, May 23-Sept. 9


  • Duration: 5 hours 45 minutes
  • Delta, June 7-Sept.8


  • Duration: 3 hours 45 minutes
  • Alaska, up to 6 flights daily
  • Delta, 2 flights daily