# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Abilene, TX (ABI)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Abilene (Fairbanks International Airport – Abilene Regional Airport) is 3014 miles / 4850 kilometers / 2619 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 12 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Abilene (ABI) is 3810 miles / 6131 kilometers and travel time by car is about 67 hours 54 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Abilene.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Abilene Regional Airport (ABI).

## How far is Abilene from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3013.875 miles
• 4850.362 kilometers
• 2618.986 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
• 3009.929 miles
• 4844.011 kilometers
• 2615.557 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 Fairbanks International Airport
City: Fairbanks, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″W

B Abilene Regional Airport
City: Abilene, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: ABI
ICAO Code: KABI
Coordinates: 32°24′40″N, 99°40′54″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Abilene is 3 hours. Abilene is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 336 kg (740 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Abilene (ABI).

Distance:
3014
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3014

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