# 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
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
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.

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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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