# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Charleston, SC (CHS)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Charleston (Fairbanks International Airport – Charleston International Airport) is 3545 miles / 5705 kilometers / 3080 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 12 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Charleston (CHS) is 4378 miles / 7046 kilometers and travel time by car is about 78 hours 33 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Charleston.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Charleston International Airport (CHS).

## How far is Charleston from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3544.830 miles
• 5704.851 kilometers
• 3080.373 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
• 3538.448 miles
• 5694.579 kilometers
• 3074.827 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 Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 400 kg (882 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Charleston (CHS).

Distance:
3545
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3545

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