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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 70 hours 47 minutes.

Fairbanks – Fort Smith

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2984
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4803
Kilometers
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2593
Nautical miles

How far is Fort Smith from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Fairbanks to Fort Smith is 6 hours 9 minutes.

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.

Fairbanks time to Fort Smith time converter

Time in Fairbanks: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Fort Smith: 00:00

Current local times

Fairbanks, AK

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Fort Smith, AR

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Fairbanks to Fort Smith generates about 332 kg of CO2 per passenger, 332 kilograms is equal to 733 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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