The flight distance from Fairfax, Virginia to Durham, North Carolina is:

215 miles / 346 km

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Distance from Fairfax, VA to Durham, NC

The total distance from Fairfax, VA to Durham, NC is 215 miles.

This is equivalent to 346 kilometers or 187 nautical miles.

Your trip begins in Fairfax, Virginia.
It ends in Durham, North Carolina.

Your flight direction from Fairfax, VA to Durham, NC is Southwest (-156 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from Fairfax, VA to Durham, NC. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies"). It uses the great circle formula to compute the total travel mileage.

Fairfax, Virginia

City: Fairfax
State: Virginia
Country: United States
Category: cities

Durham, North Carolina

City: Durham
State: North Carolina
Country: United States
Category: cities

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