# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Jackson, MS (JAN)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Jackson (Fairbanks International Airport – Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport) is 3288 miles / 5291 kilometers / 2857 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Jackson (JAN) is 4139 miles / 6661 kilometers and travel time by car is about 73 hours 43 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN).

## How far is Jackson from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3287.716 miles
• 5291.066 kilometers
• 2856.947 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
• 3282.637 miles
• 5282.892 kilometers
• 2852.533 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 Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
City: Jackson, MS
Country: United States
IATA Code: JAN
ICAO Code: KJAN
Coordinates: 32°18′40″N, 90°4′33″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 369 kg (813 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Jackson (JAN).

Distance:
3288
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3288

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