# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Indianapolis, IN (IND)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Indianapolis (Fairbanks International Airport – Indianapolis International Airport) is 2962 miles / 4766 kilometers / 2574 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Indianapolis (IND) is 3682 miles / 5925 kilometers and travel time by car is about 66 hours 11 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Indianapolis International Airport (IND).

## How far is Indianapolis from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2961.579 miles
• 4766.200 kilometers
• 2573.542 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
• 2954.839 miles
• 4755.352 kilometers
• 2567.685 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 Indianapolis International Airport
City: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States
IATA Code: IND
ICAO Code: KIND
Coordinates: 39°43′2″N, 86°17′39″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 330 kg (727 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Indianapolis (IND).

Distance:
2962
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2962

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