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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 64 hours 41 minutes.

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).

How far is Champaign from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and Champaign. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Champaign, IL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 321 kg (707 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Champaign (CMI).

Distance:
2885
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2885

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