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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKDT

Columbus, OH

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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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3046

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