Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Columbia.
Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Columbia Regional Airport (COU).
How far is Columbia from Fairbanks?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and Columbia. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2840.595 miles
- 4571.494 kilometers
- 2468.409 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
- 2834.665 miles
- 4561.951 kilometers
- 2463.257 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Fairbanks and Columbia is 3 hours. Columbia is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 315 kg (695 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Fairbanks (FAI) → Columbia (COU).