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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Gainesville, FL (GNV)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Gainesville (Fairbanks International Airport – Gainesville Regional Airport) is 3671 miles / 5908 kilometers / 3190 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 27 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Gainesville (GNV) is 4547 miles / 7318 kilometers and travel time by car is about 80 hours 54 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Gainesville.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV).

How far is Gainesville from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3671.277 miles
  • 5908.348 kilometers
  • 3190.253 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
  • 3665.835 miles
  • 5899.590 kilometers
  • 3185.524 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 Gainesville Regional Airport
City: Gainesville, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GNV
ICAO Code: KGNV
Coordinates: 29°41′24″N, 82°16′18″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Gainesville is 4 hours. Gainesville is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Gainesville, FL

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 416 kg (916 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Gainesville (GNV).

Distance:
3671
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3671

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