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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Sioux Falls, SD (FSD)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Sioux Falls (Fairbanks International Airport – Sioux Falls Regional Airport) is 2436 miles / 3921 kilometers / 2117 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Sioux Falls (FSD) is 3093 miles / 4977 kilometers and travel time by car is about 55 hours 39 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Sioux Falls.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Sioux Falls Regional Airport (FSD).

How far is Sioux Falls from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2436.442 miles
  • 3921.073 kilometers
  • 2117.210 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
  • 2430.523 miles
  • 3911.548 kilometers
  • 2112.067 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 Sioux Falls Regional Airport
City: Sioux Falls, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FSD
ICAO Code: KFSD
Coordinates: 43°34′55″N, 96°44′30″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

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Sioux Falls, SD

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 268 kg (590 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Sioux Falls (FSD).

Distance:
2436
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2436

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