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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Lansing, MI (LAN)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Lansing (Fairbanks International Airport – Capital Region International Airport) is 2838 miles / 4567 kilometers / 2466 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Lansing (LAN) is 3612 miles / 5813 kilometers and travel time by car is about 65 hours 53 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Capital Region International Airport (LAN).

How far is Lansing from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2837.740 miles
  • 4566.899 kilometers
  • 2465.928 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
  • 2830.478 miles
  • 4555.214 kilometers
  • 2459.619 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 Capital Region International Airport
City: Lansing, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAN
ICAO Code: KLAN
Coordinates: 42°46′43″N, 84°35′14″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Lansing, MI

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 315 kg (694 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Lansing (LAN).

Distance:
2838
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2838

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