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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Champaign, IL (CMI)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Champaign (Fairbanks International Airport – University of Illinois Willard Airport) is 2885 miles / 4643 kilometers / 2507 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Champaign (CMI) is 3606 miles / 5804 kilometers and travel time by car is about 68 hours 48 minutes.

Fairbanks – Champaign

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2885
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4643
Kilometers
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2507
Nautical miles

How far is Champaign from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2884.816 miles
  • 4642.662 kilometers
  • 2506.837 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
  • 2878.268 miles
  • 4632.123 kilometers
  • 2501.146 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Fairbanks to Champaign is 5 hours 57 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Champaign is 3 hours. Champaign is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Fairbanks time to Champaign time converter

Time in Fairbanks: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Champaign: 00:00

Current local times

Fairbanks, AK

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Champaign, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Fairbanks to Champaign generates about 321 kg of CO2 per passenger, 321 kilograms is equal to 707 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Champaign

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and University of Illinois Willard Airport (CMI).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination University of Illinois Willard Airport
City: Champaign, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CMI
ICAO Code: KCMI
Coordinates: 40°2′21″N, 88°16′41″W