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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Indianapolis, IN

 EST

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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2962

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