# 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
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
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.

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## 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:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3545

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