# 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
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
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.

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## 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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