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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Brookings, SD (BKX)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Brookings (Fairbanks International Airport – Brookings Regional Airport) is 2394 miles / 3852 kilometers / 2080 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Brookings (BKX) is 3040 miles / 4892 kilometers and travel time by car is about 54 hours 40 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Brookings Regional Airport (BKX).

How far is Brookings from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2393.617 miles
  • 3852.154 kilometers
  • 2079.997 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
  • 2387.649 miles
  • 3842.549 kilometers
  • 2074.811 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″W

B Brookings Regional Airport
City: Brookings, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BKX
ICAO Code: KBKX
Coordinates: 44°18′17″N, 96°49′0″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Brookings, SD

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 263 kg (579 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Brookings (BKX).

Distance:
2394
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2394

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