Air Miles Calculator

Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Columbia, SC (CAE)

Distance from Fairbanks to Columbia (Fairbanks International Airport – Columbia Metropolitan Airport) is 3451 miles / 5554 kilometers / 2999 nautical miles.

How far is Columbia from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3451.377 miles
  • 5554.452 kilometers
  • 2999.164 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
  • 3444.923 miles
  • 5544.065 kilometers
  • 2993.556 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) to Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) is 7 hours 2 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Columbia is 4 hours. Columbia is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks
Columbia

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Columbia, SC

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 394 kg (870 pounds).

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 Columbia Metropolitan Airport
City: Columbia, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CAE
ICAO Code: KCAE
Coordinates: 33°56′19″N, 81°7′10″W

Map

Fairbanks to Columbia flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Columbia (CAE).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
3451
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3451

Round trip?