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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Fort Smith, AR (FSM)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Fort Smith (Fairbanks International Airport – Fort Smith Regional Airport) is 2984 miles / 4803 kilometers / 2593 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Fort Smith (FSM) is 3739 miles / 6017 kilometers and travel time by car is about 66 hours 32 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Fort Smith.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Fort Smith Regional Airport (FSM).

How far is Fort Smith from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2984.341 miles
  • 4802.832 kilometers
  • 2593.322 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
  • 2979.205 miles
  • 4794.565 kilometers
  • 2588.858 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 Fort Smith Regional Airport
City: Fort Smith, AR
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FSM
ICAO Code: KFSM
Coordinates: 35°20′11″N, 94°22′2″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Fort Smith is 3 hours. Fort Smith is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKDT

Fort Smith, AR

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 332 kg (733 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Fort Smith (FSM).

Distance:
2984
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2984

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