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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Joplin, MO (JLN)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Joplin (Fairbanks International Airport – Joplin Regional Airport) is 2873 miles / 4623 kilometers / 2496 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Joplin (JLN) is 3592 miles / 5781 kilometers and travel time by car is about 64 hours 4 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Joplin Regional Airport (JLN).

How far is Joplin from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2872.872 miles
  • 4623.440 kilometers
  • 2496.458 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
  • 2867.454 miles
  • 4614.720 kilometers
  • 2491.750 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 Joplin Regional Airport
City: Joplin, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JLN
ICAO Code: KJLN
Coordinates: 37°9′6″N, 94°29′53″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Joplin, MO

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 319 kg (703 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Joplin (JLN).

Distance:
2873
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2873

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