# 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
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
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.

AKDT

CDT

## 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

Round trip?