Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Columbia.
Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).
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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Fairbanks and Columbia is 4 hours. Columbia is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 389 kg (857 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Fairbanks (FAI) → Columbia (CAE).