# 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
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
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.

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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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