# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Garden City, KS (GCK)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Garden City (Fairbanks International Airport – Garden City Regional Airport) is 2652 miles / 4268 kilometers / 2305 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Garden City (GCK) is 3433 miles / 5525 kilometers and travel time by car is about 61 hours 41 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Garden City.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Garden City Regional Airport (GCK).

## How far is Garden City from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2652.273 miles
• 4268.420 kilometers
• 2304.762 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
• 2647.480 miles
• 4260.706 kilometers
• 2300.597 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 Garden City Regional Airport
City: Garden City, KS
Country: United States
IATA Code: GCK
ICAO Code: KGCK
Coordinates: 37°55′39″N, 100°43′26″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Garden City is 3 hours. Garden City is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 293 kg (646 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Garden City (GCK).

Distance:
2652
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2652

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