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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Sierra Vista, AZ (FHU)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Sierra Vista (Fairbanks International Airport – Sierra Vista Municipal Airport) is 2794 miles / 4496 kilometers / 2428 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Sierra Vista (FHU) is 3734 miles / 6009 kilometers and travel time by car is about 66 hours 15 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Sierra Vista.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Sierra Vista Municipal Airport (FHU).

How far is Sierra Vista from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2793.785 miles
  • 4496.162 kilometers
  • 2427.733 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
  • 2791.263 miles
  • 4492.102 kilometers
  • 2425.541 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 Sierra Vista Municipal Airport
City: Sierra Vista, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FHU
ICAO Code: KFHU
Coordinates: 31°35′18″N, 110°20′38″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Sierra Vista is 2 hours. Sierra Vista is 2 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Sierra Vista, AZ

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 310 kg (683 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Sierra Vista (FHU).

Distance:
2794
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2794

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