# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Columbus, OH (CMH)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Columbus (Fairbanks International Airport – John Glenn Columbus International Airport) is 3046 miles / 4902 kilometers / 2647 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Columbus (CMH) is 3819 miles / 6146 kilometers and travel time by car is about 69 hours 5 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH).

## How far is Columbus from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3045.709 miles
• 4901.593 kilometers
• 2646.648 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
• 3038.541 miles
• 4890.058 kilometers
• 2640.420 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 John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City: Columbus, OH
Country: United States
IATA Code: CMH
ICAO Code: KCMH
Coordinates: 39°59′52″N, 82°53′30″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 340 kg (749 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Columbus (CMH).

Distance:
3046
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3046

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