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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Jackson, MS

 CST

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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