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Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Fairbanks, AK (FAI)

Flight distance from Charleston to Fairbanks (Charleston International Airport – Fairbanks International Airport) is 3545 miles / 5705 kilometers / 3080 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 12 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Fairbanks (FAI) is 4381 miles / 7050 kilometers and travel time by car is about 78 hours 41 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Charleston to Fairbanks.

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

How far is Fairbanks from Charleston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Charleston and Fairbanks. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3544.830 miles
  • 5704.851 kilometers
  • 3080.373 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 3538.448 miles
  • 5694.579 kilometers
  • 3074.827 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

B Fairbanks International Airport
City: Fairbanks, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Charleston and Fairbanks is 4 hours. Fairbanks is 4 hours behind Charleston.

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

 EST

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 400 kg (882 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Fairbanks (FAI).

Distance:
3545
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3545

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