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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and El Paso, TX (ELP)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to El Paso (Fairbanks International Airport – El Paso International Airport) is 2877 miles / 4630 kilometers / 2500 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to El Paso (ELP) is 3728 miles / 5999 kilometers and travel time by car is about 66 hours 51 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to El Paso.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and El Paso International Airport (ELP).

How far is El Paso from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2876.700 miles
  • 4629.600 kilometers
  • 2499.784 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
  • 2873.674 miles
  • 4624.730 kilometers
  • 2497.154 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 El Paso International Airport
City: El Paso, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ELP
ICAO Code: KELP
Coordinates: 31°48′25″N, 106°22′40″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and El Paso is 2 hours. El Paso is 2 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

El Paso, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 320 kg (704 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → El Paso (ELP).

Distance:
2877
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2877

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