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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Los Angeles (Fairbanks International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 2465 miles / 3966 kilometers / 2142 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 3387 miles / 5451 kilometers and travel time by car is about 66 hours 31 minutes.

Fairbanks – Los Angeles

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2465
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3966
Kilometers
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2142
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2464.564 miles
  • 3966.331 kilometers
  • 2141.648 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
  • 2462.450 miles
  • 3962.929 kilometers
  • 2139.811 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Fairbanks International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 5 hours 9 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Fairbanks and Los Angeles is 1 hour. Los Angeles is 1 hour ahead of Fairbanks.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Fairbanks to Los Angeles generates about 271 kg of CO2 per passenger, 271 kilograms is equal to 598 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W