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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Charleston, SC

 EST

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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3545

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