Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Kearney, NE (EAR)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Kearney (Fairbanks International Airport – Kearney Regional Airport) is 2535 miles / 4080 kilometers / 2203 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Kearney (EAR) is 3317 miles / 5338 kilometers and travel time by car is about 59 hours 10 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Kearney.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Kearney Regional Airport (EAR).

How far is Kearney from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2535.345 miles
• 4080.243 kilometers
• 2203.155 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
• 2529.980 miles
• 4071.609 kilometers
• 2198.493 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 Kearney Regional Airport
City: Kearney, NE
Country: United States
IATA Code: EAR
ICAO Code: KEAR
Coordinates: 40°43′37″N, 99°0′24″W

Time difference and current local times

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 279 kg (616 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Kearney (EAR).

Distance:
2535
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2535

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