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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Bloomington, IL (BMI)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Bloomington (Fairbanks International Airport – Central Illinois Regional Airport) is 2841 miles / 4572 kilometers / 2469 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Bloomington (BMI) is 3551 miles / 5715 kilometers and travel time by car is about 63 hours 47 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI).

How far is Bloomington from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2840.978 miles
  • 4572.110 kilometers
  • 2468.742 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
  • 2834.452 miles
  • 4561.608 kilometers
  • 2463.071 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 Central Illinois Regional Airport
City: Bloomington, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BMI
ICAO Code: KBMI
Coordinates: 40°28′37″N, 88°54′57″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Bloomington, IL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 315 kg (695 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Bloomington (BMI).

Distance:
2841
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2841

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